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2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale

I wasted my last hour with the 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale pacing the polished concrete floor of Home Depot. My quest was to find an industrial-strength adhesive that would permanently bond me to the bright-red Italian's carbon-fiber racing seat. At that moment, I was determined to spend the rest of my life with this Ferrari – glued behind its F1-inspired steering wheel – selfishly dismissing trivial matters like eating, bathing and all future interaction with my wife and kids. After reviewing literally hundreds of exceptional vehicles, many considered the finest enthusiast... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
4.5L V8
Power:
597 HP / 398 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed DCT
Base Price:
$288,000
As-Tested Price:
$336,120
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