Was the Novitech Rosso Ferrari 458 Spider revealed earlier in the month too tame looking for you? Then what you really need is the Mansory Ferrari 458 Monaco Edition.
Was the Novitech Rosso Ferrari 458 Spider revealed earlier in the month too tame looking for you? Then what you really need is the Mansory Ferrari 458 Monaco Edition. And an eye test.
The 590hp Mansory Ferrari 458 Spider isn't as powerful as the 609hp version from fellow German tuners Novitec Rosso. But it still has an extra 20hp compared to the standard car, and cuts the 0-62mph time from 3.4 to 3.2 seconds.
Top speed also increases, from 200mph to 205mph. However, Mansory has also made the 458 Spider significantly lighter - replacing a number of body panels with its own carbon fibre alternatives to save an impressive total of 60kg in weight.
According to Mansory these changes result in a 'much improved look.' Hmmm. Mansory appears to have been inspired by the front end of the Ferrari Enzo, before going totally nuts with the carbon accessories.
It claims all the add-ons actually benefit the 458 Spider's aerodynamics, while also increasing the airflow to the radiators and the engine. That may be so, but taken as a whole we're thinking it's perhaps just a bit too much.
Making sure the driver doesn't forget they're piloting a very 'special' car, the Mansory Monaco gets a hand stitched leather interior. This takes the age-old concept of a diamond pattern very seriously.
Mansory has also fitted a new steering wheel - complete with airbag - and new aluminium pedals. A sports suspension package lowers the whole thing by 20mm, and it rides on new 21-inch forged alloy wheels with race-style central lock nuts.
Mansory has changed the air intake, the exhaust and modified the engine management system to achieve the 20hp increase from 570hp to 590hp. It's also boosted torque from 398lb ft to 413lb ft in the process.
If you want one - seek help. No, sorry, contact Mansory quickly, because the company is building just three examples the Ferrari 458 Spider Monaco Edition. It has neglected to reveal how much they will cost.
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