Budding Mafiosi with a taste for opposite lock received a blow this week, following news that Ferrari is to recall 3,000 of its 458 Italia and 458 Spider models. For an unusual reason: the front boot’s interior release handle only opens one of the latches.
Still scratching your head? It means that should you find yourself suddenly trapped in the boot of a Ferrari 458 for reasons that you’d much rather not share, you won’t be able to escape by opening it from the inside.
This is apparently a problem for the USA’s safety mandates, though we suspect it’s more of a problem for the person trapped in the boot. We’ve seen Goodfellas. We know what happens to people in boots.
So, according to CNN Money, only the 458 and 458 Spider are covered by the recall, and Ferrari will notify owners to get some modifications done.
Think this is the weirdest recall yet? Prepare to be AMAZED. Or terrified, because the following pages contain traces of spider…