The first 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia to arrive in the United States fetched $530,000 from an unnamed buyer at an auction in Los Angeles with the funds slated for relief efforts in Haiti following it devastating earthquake in January.
The 570-horsepower Ferrri 458 Italia will debut in the United States in estimated price tag of $225,000.
the Ferrar 458 Italia is the replacement to the F430, with an even more enticing exterior design and a potent 4.5-liter eight-cylinder powerplant rated at 570 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The new Ferrari has a top speed of 202 mph and is rated at 0-100 kilometers kph (62.2 miles mph) in 3.4 seconds.
Article Last Updated: March 22, 2010.
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