2011 Novitec Rosso 458 Italia


2011 Novitec Rosso 458 Italia

2011 Novitec Rosso 458 Italia

At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Novitec released their package for the Ferrari 458 Italia. Mostly limited to appearance bits, Novitec give the 458 a unique style and tune with new aluminum wheels, an iconel exhaust, aerodynamic panels and carbon-fiber insets.

The new exhaust system uses Iconel superalloy which is typical of F1 practice. In combination with the new engine ECU Novitec raise power to 600 bhp and also raise the redline to 9100 rpm.

Novitec’s bodykit is done completely in carbon fiber that work in combination with the newly designed wheels. The NF3 wheels are fitted with aluminum spacers and specially-built titanium lugs. Novitec also offered lowered springs and a front sway bar.

Exterior carbon fiber bits include the front spoiler lips and carbon fiber intake flaps with optional extenders. The carbon theme is extended around the cars with new sills, C-pillar intake, engine vent louvers, rear spoiler lip and a multi-piece diffuser in the rear.

Inside more carbon is laid out for the shift levers, sill plate and center console. Novitec even have a complete carbon fiber inlay package for the engine compartment which covers almost every surface.

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In Detail

type Professionally Tuned Car
released at 2011 Geneva Motor Show
built at Stetten, Germany
coachbuilder Pininfarina
engine F136-FB 90° V8
position Mid Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
block material Aluminum
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Direct Gasoline Injection
displacement 4499 cc / 274.55 in³
bore 94 mm / 3.7 in
stroke 81 mm / 3.2 in
compression 12.5:1
power 448 kw / 600.8 bhp @ 9000 rpm
specific output 133.54 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 401.07 bhp per tonne
torque 540 nm / 398.3 ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
redline 9100
body / frame Aluminum Body over Aluminum Chassis
driven wheels RWD w/E-Diff3
wheel type Novitec NF3
front brakes Ventilated & Drilled Carbon-Ceramic Discs w/ABS
rear brakes Discs w/ABS
steering Rack & Pinion w/Variable Assist
f suspension Double Wishbones, Coil Springs, Delphi Magnetorheological Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Double Wishbones, Coil Springs, Delphi Magnetorheological Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1498 kg / 3300 lbs
weight distro 42 % / 58 %
wheelbase 2650 mm / 104.3 in
length 4527 mm / 178.2 in
width 1937 mm / 76.3 in
height 1213 mm / 47.8 in
transmission Getrag 7-Speed Sequential
tran clutch Dual-clutch
top speed ~325 kph / 201.82 mph
0 – 60 mph ~3.3 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~6.9 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~11.2 seconds
0 – 100 kph ~3.4 seconds
0 – 200 kph ~10.4 seconds
drag 0.33 Cd
fuel econ epa 13.7 L/100 km or 17.17 mpg-us
emission 320 g/km