Ferrari 458 Italia

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

94
Priced From $229,832
MPG 15.0
Styles Reviewed
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ConvertibleConvertible Scores for this style only

Los Angeles Times

02/12/10
2010-02-12
97
100

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Dan Neil Dan Neil 8.6 out of 10 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

Perfect? Committed sensualists will miss some degree of adventure. Gone are the adrenaline chinchillas running up and down your spine. The 458 Italia is spooky fast without the haunting of mortality.

Wall Street Journal

11/19/11
2011-11-19
94
100

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Dan Neil Dan Neil 8.6 out of 10 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

Make no mistake: In the 458 Italia Spider, you will be seen. Fascinating design, exquisite stick-and-rudder handling, raw power like Samson on Rogaine, the Italia is absolutely one of the two or three best sports cars in the world. Cutting the top off doesn’t make it any subtler, however.

Boston Globe

10/20/11
2011-10-20
93
100

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Jason H. Harper Jason H. Harper 8.3 out of 10 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

The 458 Italia makes you feel alive, partly because you can easily imagine dying inside it. Those stars in your eyes are actually oncoming stoplights.

Edmunds.com

11/07/11
2011-11-07
94
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

With an unparalleled combination of style, performance and agility, the 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia sets the bar for V8-powered exotics.

Motor Trend

10/10/11
2011-10-10
93
100

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Edward Loh Edward Loh 7.6 out of 10 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

The Ferrari 458 Spider was purpose-built for the guy more interested in experiencing all of the pleasures, aural and otherwise, the world’s best driver’s car has to offer.

New York Times

08/19/10
2010-08-19
97
100

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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

But if you have that kind of money, the Italia — unlike some high-priced, half-baked exotics — is worth every penny. I declare the 458 is the best sports car I’ve ever driven, the current state of the art.

Boston Globe

01/27/11
2011-01-27
93
100

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Clifford Atiyeh Clifford Atiyeh 7.3 out of 10 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

For any amount of money, a Ferrari 458 is the supercar to have.

Car and Driver

10/07/11
2011-10-07
93
100

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Daniel Pund Daniel Pund 7.3 out of 10 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

Despite some very compelling evidence to the contrary, the Ferrari 458 Spider is not actually perfect. But it is a spectacular car.

Motor Trend

11/04/09
2009-11-04
96
100

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Frank Markus Frank Markus 6.8 out of 10 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

The 458 Italia is looking like a raging good deal, promising Enzo performance at 60 percent off. It’s also one of the prettiest and best engineered supercars of this century.

Car and Driver

11/07/09
2009-11-07
95
100

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Aaron Robinson Aaron Robinson 6.6 out of 10 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

With all its high-g grip, straight-line zoom, and denture-launching brakes, the 458 is a new benchmark for megadollar vomit inducers. The 458 has performance that race cars could once only dream of.

Road & Track

11/07/09
2009-11-07
94
100

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Andrew Bornhop Andrew Bornhop Score Pending 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

The new Ferrari 458 Italia is a most fitting successor to the F430. On the track at Fiorano, the 458 is a treat. It feels like a race car. Response is crisp from the throttle, steering and brakes.

Edmunds.com

10/05/11
2011-10-05
86
100

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Chris Chilton Chris Chilton Score Pending 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Coupe

The 458 Spider is so good, that we imagine more than a few die-hard coupe fans might find themselves wavering for the first time. It’s a shame they’ve softened it across the board without offering the option of leaving it alone.

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