2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 24 July 2007 , 08:07:29 byAngela

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Ferrari F430 Scuderia

Michael Schumacher is going to officially unveil the 2008 Ferrari Scuderia at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 11. This truly high-performance two-seater berlinetta perfectly shows how Ferrari`s Formula 1 know-how is carried across to its production cars, joining the road-going V8 lne-up alongside the F430 coupe and the F430 Spider. The engineers focused on the innovative technology that makes use of minimum trimmings and light weight. The result is a driving thrill that the driver will never forget. Furthermore, a series of cutting-edge solutions assure the striking performance both on and off the track.

The Ferrari 430 Scuderia. Michael Schumacher will officially unveil the car at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The new Ferrari 430 Scuderia will join the road-going V8 line-up alongside the F430 coupé and the F430 Spider. The 430 Scuderia is a truly high-performance 2-seater berlinetta which demonstrates how Ferrari`s Formula 1 know-how is carried across to its production cars.

The new model is a special series based on the F430 and is aimed specifically at Ferrari`s most passionate and sports-driving oriented clients. Development focused on light weight, minimum trimmings and innovative technology. All this to exalt the car`s extremely high-performance and ability to thrill the driver.

The new car can count on an extremely low weight-to-power ratio of just 2.45 kg per hp thanks to a low dry weight of just 1250 kg - 100 kg less than the standard F430 â€" and to the naturally-aspirated 4308cc V8`s 510 hp at 8500 rpm.

Superb performance both on and off the track is assured by a series of cutting-edge solutions. There is the latest F1 software - Superfast â€" which reduces gearchange times to just 60 milliseconds, and new traction control which, for the first time, combines the E-Diff electronic differential and the F1-Trac traction and stability control in a single integrated system.

Vehicle dynamics, control and performance thus represent the zenith of Ferrari`s achievements in terms of developing road-certified sports cars.

The 430 Scuderia will be officially unveiled by Michael Schumacher on September 11 2007 at the IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt.

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