Ferrari 458 Italia 200 kg Heavier??? image

According to a Swiss Publication, the latest Ferrrari 458 Italia is heavier with more than 500 pounds ( 200 kg ) than the number in the data sheet.

According to Swiss journalists of Asphalte.ch, the Ferrari 458 Italia weighs 1598 kg, while the announced dry weight is 1380 kg. However, the Ferrari 458 Italia had its tank full at the time of the journalists measured it. This still doesn’t justify the almost 200 kg difference between the official and independent figures.

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It seems that Ferrari is not at the first error of this type, as the old F430 facing the same problem. More exactly the forerunner of 458 Italia hat a declared weight of 3,133 pounds, but the Asphalte’s measurements revealed a total weight of 3,250 pounds.