Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge with Stefano Gai at Monza Circuit

Posted on 11 May 2011 by Tony Santos

Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge

Ferrari has released a video featuring Stefano Gai, World Champion in the Trofeo Pirelli Italia 2010 behind the wheels of the Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge to discover the secrets and characteristics of the Monza circuit in different viewing angles.

Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge like the Ferrari 458 Italia is also powered by 4.5L V8 engine capable of producing 570-hp at 9,000 rpm. The different is that the engine gets an improved gear ratios and re-calibrated F1 gearbox, allowing for higher torque at lower revolutions. The power is sent to the rear axle via Ferrari’s E-Diff electronic differential. Its weight has been reduced through the extensive use of carbon fiber and Lexan polycarbonate. It also gets a lowered the suspension, added stiffer dampers, 19-inch racing wheels, Pirelli slick tires and Brembo CCM2 carbon ceramic brakes from the 599XX.

Check out the video after the jump.

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