• Ferrari 458 Speciale With Fi Exhaust Makes Some Noise: Video

The Ferrari 488 GTB may have arrived to replace the 458 Italia, but the new turbocharged supercar isn’t quite as exciting as the 458 Speciale. Although it’s 67 horsepower less powerful than the 488 GTB, its active aerodynamics and revised bodywork allow the Speciale to be as fast. It’s the closest thing you can buy to a race-spec 458, and that’s what makes the Speciale the top entry-level Ferrari. And with its 488 GTB-based replacement using a turbo V-8 instead of the traditional naturally aspirated V-8, the Speciale is bound to become a collectible in a few years.

In the meantime, it continues to turn heads and provide eargasms every time it hits the streets or supercar events. The example in the video above did just that at the 2015 Top Marques in Monaco with help from a Frequency Intelligent exhaust system, which not only increase power and torque, but also takes the car’s exhaust note to racing levels. Making this 458 Speciale that much more special are the custom R3 wheels and the red-and-white livery resembling the "Marlboro" paint schemes used by historic Ferrari F1 cars. Hit play to watch it in action and while you’re at it, make sure you notice the Audi R8 behind it, wearing a tribute livery to the 90 IMSA GTO race car of the early 1990s.

Ferrari 458 Speciale

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Find out more about the Ferrari 458 Speciale in our full review here.

Ciprian Florea
Ciprian Florea
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Ciprian's passion for everything with four wheels (and more) started back when he was just a little boy, and the Lamborghini Countach was still the coolest car poster you could hang on your wall. Ciprian's career as a journalist began long before earning a Bachelor's degree, but it was only after graduating that his love for cars became a profession.  Read full bio
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