The driver of a Ferrari 458 Italia has managed to crash his ride after trying to overtake another car in Madrid.
The Ferrari 458 Italia seems to be one of the most crashed Italian supercars these past few months, and not only, as the newest example of such an unfortunate incident, involving this model, is coming all the way from Madrid, Spain. According to the guys at Wrecked Exotics, the Italian supercar in question has been crashed while its driver tried to overtake another car but ended up losing control of the wheel. The driver left the scene of the accident, possibly under the influence.
Ferrari has introduce the 458 Italia as a successor of the F430 back in 2009 and the model in question is currently being offered in two body styles, a two-door coupe Italia and a two-door convertible Spider. Both have a rear mid-engine and a rear-wheel drive layout, along with a seven-speed dual clutch transmission. Power is being provided by a 4.5 liter V8 engine, rated at 562 HP (419 kW) at 9,000 rpm and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque, available at 6,000 rpm. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration is made in 3.3 seconds and top speed stands at 325 km/h (202 mph).