The Ferrari 458 Italia is a mid-engined sports car produced by the Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari. The 458 Italia replaces the Ferrari F430. The 458 Italia was officially unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show on 15 September 2009 The 458 Italia is powered by a 4499 cc (4.499 L; 274.5 cu in) V8 engine derived from a shared Ferrari/Maserati design, producing 570 PS (420 kW; 560 hp) at 9000 rpm (redline) and 540 N·m (400 lb·ft) at 6000 rpm with 80% torque available at 3250 rpm. The engine features direct fuel injection, which is a first for Ferrari mid-rear engine setups in its road cars. The standard transmission is a Getrag dual-clutch 7-speed transmission, similar to the Ferrari California. There is no traditional manual option, making this the fourth road-car after the Enzo, Challenge Stradale and 430 Scuderia not to be offered with Ferrari's classic gated manual. Its the first mainstream model to not be offered with a manual transmission.
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