no low ball offers please. Figure on writing a check for about $193,000 for the six-speed manual GT or about $206,000 for the paddle-shifted F1. Even with some help from Ferrari's Fiorano test track (the straightaway turns slightly downhill halfway through, and tests were allowed only in one direction--north), Ferrari's cheapest model appears to be its second-quickest production car ever, behind--but not by much--the Enzo. Variable intake- and exhaust-valve timing, plus the bore spacing of 104 millimeters, is also found in the Ferrari Enzo's V-12, which descends from the same family. Go, Italy!Because Ferrari designed the F430's cast- and extruded-aluminum skeleton for both tintop and topless duty, just 22 pounds go to frame reinforcement, all in the doors and rocker-panel boxes below the doors. The FXX isn't even street legal, and if you buy one, it stays at the Ferrari factory until you race it on a track, as awesome as the FXX is, it's still just a waste of money. New 2005 Ferrari F430 Spider $120,000 .

Description: Used 2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia with RWD, Keyless Entry, Leather Seats, Dual Exhaust, 19 Inch Wheels, Alloy Wheels, Paddle Shifter, Limited Slip Differential, JBL Sound System, Black Grille, and Sport Suspension. We may earn money from the links on this page. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at Maybe it's time to turn down the voltage, coast for a while before even F1's impresario, Bernie Ecclestone, falls asleep.Coasting isn't what management consultants would label a "core competency" at Ferrari. As in the 360 Modena, this new F430 is the only Ferrari or Maserati to use a flat-plane crankshaft.

Used Ferrari F430 Scuderia For Sale. $590 below. American-delivered F430s with the optional F1 paddle-shift automated manual transmission go without the launch control that lets the driver commit hairy high-rpm clutch drops, but never mind; Ferrari's test drivers instructed us to just drop it in low and flatten the aluminum stick of a gas pedal--lightly at first to keep the 285/35 hams in back adhering to the pavement. Or maybe in July. Designed by Pininfarina in collaboration with Frank Stephenson (Director of Ferrari-Maserati Concept Design and Development), the body styling of the F430 was revised from its predecessor, the 360, to improve its aerodynamic efficiency. 39. When announced, they should be six or seven percent higher than the outgoing 360 Spider's, Ferrari officials say. The F430 was succeeded by the 458 which was unveiled on 28 July 2009. 2009 Ferrari F430 16M SCUDERIA. This late in yet another smack-down season, perhaps the Ferrari team doesn't even wash the cars between races. As the F430 thumps over rough pavement, the steering wheel and the floor are almost as jiggle-free as Francesco's marble columns.Wide, squat, and busied up with air dams, exhaust tubes, and mesh screens, the spider resembles the Chopping the top reduced the F430's aerodynamic downforce, so the spider's tail spoiler rises to a higher peak to help make back the difference.
However, Ferrari's Gestione Sportiva, the racing department, rides along in every F430, most obviously on the steering wheel.Schumacher's own wheel has rotary knobs adjusting everything from the car's throttle sensitivity to the viscosity of his lip balm. It also grinds a particular edge into the Ferrari's bark at high revs.Ah, that Ferrari voice, once the accidental byproduct of Weber carburetors and tangled steel tubes and now a serious challenge for engineers dealing with sealed induction manifolds and catalytic converters. Find the best Ferrari F430 for sale near you.

Chatsworth, CA . It needed to go to the gym." Ferrari's latest entry-level model, the Carrying over much of its extruded aluminum space frame, suspension, interior layout, and longitudinal V-8 configuration, the F430 isn't considered a replacement for the 360 Modena so much as an evolution of it. $278,888. Ferrari rejected a folding hardtop like the Mercedes SL's because it would have obscured the view of those blood-red engine intakes. Automatic exhaust-pipe valves turn up the wail under hard acceleration, but they open later in the spider--4000 rpm instead of 3000--if you set the manettino to "low grip." good Value. Certified Pre-Owned: No. The rare-as-hen's-molars F50: 0.3 in arrears. get them before they are gone and rise in value.

"I hate that word As if a Ferrari needed visual gewgaws when there are 4.3 liters of aluminum virtuosity to gape at under the back glass. At 124 mph, the spider is sucked to the road with 245 pounds of downforce and tracks with precision. Seven electrohydraulic motors fold up the canvas top and stack it flat in a tiny compartment hidden under the headrest fairings. Gaining... More. The F430 was built from 2004 to 2009 and it brought the brand into the modern era. They could blow a few engines, maybe crash once or twice. They didn't mention the moaning that the huge carbon-impregnated silicon discs make when they're cold, or the wind whistle one of our sample F430s made at speeds above 60 mph, probably from an ill-fitting windshield gasket.Now that the beginner's Ferrari has reached supercar levels of performance, maybe it's time to pump some excitement into the F1 program, too. The computer watches your movements and supplies the torque split needed in back to maintain traction and help rotate the car through corners. A center of gravity at kneecap height--the F430's crankshaft spins on an axis just 10 inches above the pavement--nails the car down flat and stable through corners. In the F430, a single In the E-Diff, hydraulic pressure supplied by the self-shifting F1 transmission's pump (opt for an old-time stick, and you still get the pump and the E-Diff) compresses a stack of friction plates in the differential that transfers torque from side to side. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at Twisting and bending stiffness increases over that of the old 360 Spider. It all helps press the body down harder at speed. Reply 885 1.

While the engine went The archive states that the old 360 Modena was more than a second slower to 60. The 2009 Ferrari F430 is available as an ultra-high-performance two-seat exotic coupe or convertible (the latter is known as the Spider).