FERRARI 458 ITALIA is BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE “CAR OF THE YEAR” image

The Ferrari 458 Italia has scooped two prestigious awards from BBC Top Gear Magazine. “Supercar of the Year” and for the first time for Ferrari, “Car of the Year”.

In electing the Ferrari 458 Italiaas their “Supercar of the Year”, BBC Top Gear Magazine underlined how it has established “the new benchmark in getting from A to B as rapidly as possible.” They also described the 570-hp V8-engined berlinetta as “a game-changing car.”

When nominating the car for the overall top award as “Car of the Year”, BBC Top Gear Magazine described how it became “our winner because the scope of its abilities is absolutely breathtaking”, concluding that the Ferrari 458 Italia “isn’t just a worthy winner, it’s off the scale!”

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