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Mr. Pietro Innocenti &Mr. Enrico Galliera along withMr. Stefano Domenicali andMr.
Hossam Hosni (General Manager Al Tayer Motors)
F
or many motor enthusiasts – and lovers
of luxury combined with style and speed
driving an open-top Ferrari is one of
life’s most exquisite pleasures. The new 458
Spider joins such outstanding predecessors in
this category as the Dino 246 GTS and 308 GTS.
The 458 Spider is a sumptuous drop-top based
closely on the stunning 458 Italia coupé model.
And the Spider is just as much fun to drive,
particularly with the roof down, as the glorious
Ferrari 562bhp 4.5 litre V8 engine can be heard,
felt and experienced in every rich detail.
It offers stunning performance too: The
handsome Spider is a wonderfully agile car that
can race from 0-62mph in just 3.4 seconds.
That’s only a tenth of a second slower than the
Italia, and at 198 mph, its top speed is virtually
identical to the Italia’s 202mph.
The Spider’s sublime aluminium roof can
retract in just 14 seconds. Watching the precision
engineering in process is a fine sight. But in
truth, this majestic car looks superb from any
angle, whether the top is up or down.
The fine features of the Spider include
wonderful
carbon-ceramic
brakes,
a
multifunction wheel, and Alcantara upholstery
and carbon fibre seats.