2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia Competitors

$230k super car, designed & built in Italy
578 hp 274 cu. in. V8

As well as being compared against other super cars and exotic cars, the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia is also often compared to sports cars and luxury cars. The 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia's top rivals come from Nissan (such as the GT-R Black Edition and the GT-R Premium) and Ferrari (such as the California and the 599 GTB Fiorano )

compared to super car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 458 Italia compared to other super car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available), is slightly sportier (5.3 lb/hp vs 6.3 lb/hp), is slightly more powerful (578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 550 HP @ 8,000 RPM) and slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (99 ft vs 105 ft).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs twin turbocharger).

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition
$96,100

Significant advantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the 458 Italia )

  • GT-R Black Edition's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 2.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Sluggish performance: 7.2 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Less powerful: 530 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM

common strengths of the GT-R Black Edition and 458 Italia

  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 2.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 1.05 g vs 1.02 g
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
$133,750

Significant advantages of the 911 Turbo (vs the 458 Italia )

  • 911 Turbo 's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 911 Turbo (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Sluggish performance: 6.9 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Significantly less powerful: 500 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM

common strengths of the 911 Turbo and 458 Italia

  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.0 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 101 ft vs 99 ft
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 11.2 s @ 125 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
arrow Compare the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
$326,730

Significant advantages of the 599 GTB Fiorano (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Better cornering ability: 1.08 g vs 1.02 g

Significant disadvantages of the 599 GTB Fiorano (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the 599 GTB Fiorano and 458 Italia

  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.0 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 1.08 g vs 1.02 g
  • Fairly powerful: 620 HP @ 7,600 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
arrow Compare the 599 GTB Fiorano vs the 458 Italia

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
$187,450

Significant advantages of the SLS AMG (vs the 458 Italia )

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SLS AMG (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Sluggish performance: 6.3 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp

common strengths of the SLS AMG and 458 Italia

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.3 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 99 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 Audi R8 GT
$198,050

Significant advantages of the R8 GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the R8 GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • None found

common strengths of the R8 GT and 458 Italia

  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.0 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 99 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi R8 GT vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
$196,995

Significant advantages of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore (vs the 458 Italia )

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 112 ft vs 99 ft
  • Slower 0-60 mph time: 3.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

common strengths of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore and 458 Italia

  • Both cars are very sporty: 5.5 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 11.2 s @ Unknown mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 199 mph vs 201 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 458 Italia compared to other exotic car competitors include: it is significantly more powerful (578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 440 HP @ 7,000 RPM), slightly faster 0-60 time (3.4 seconds vs 5.1 seconds), slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (99 ft vs 112 ft), slightly faster 1/4 mile time (11.5 s @ 125 mph vs 12.9 s @ 106 mph) and slightly higher top speed (201 mph vs 162 mph).

However, on average it costs more ($230,675 vs $193,230), has slightly fewer seats (2 vs 4), doesn't have CD player (not available vs standard), doesn't have leather (not available vs standard) and doesn't have CD changer (not available vs standard).

2010 Ferrari California

2010 Ferrari California
$196,450

Significant advantages of the California (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Rear spoiler
  • Optional premium radio
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs None

Significant disadvantages of the California (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly less powerful: 453 HP @ 7,750 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the California and 458 Italia

  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.5 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 193 mph vs 201 mph
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 99 ft
arrow Compare the California vs the 458 Italia

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom
$385,000

Significant advantages of the Phantom (vs the 458 Italia )

  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • CD player comes standard
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Phantom (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly lower top speed: 150 mph vs 201 mph
  • Significantly less powerful: 453 HP @ 5,350 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Significantly slower 0-60 mph time: 5.7 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

common strengths of the Phantom and 458 Italia

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Bentley Continental GT

2010 Bentley Continental GT
$189,095

Significant advantages of the Continental GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Continental GT's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Continental GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.9 g vs 1.02 g
  • Slower 1/4 mile time: 12.9 s @ 106 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph

common strengths of the Continental GT and 458 Italia

  • Fairly powerful: 567 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 195 mph vs 201 mph
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
arrow Compare the 2010 Bentley Continental GT vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Maserati GranTurismo

2011 Maserati GranTurismo
$140,200

Significant advantages of the GranTurismo (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much cheaper: $140,200 vs $230,675
  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the GranTurismo (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly less powerful: 440 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Slower 0-60 mph time: 5.2 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Sluggish performance: 9.9 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp

common strengths of the GranTurismo and 458 Italia

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Maserati GranTurismo vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Lotus Evora

2011 Lotus Evora
$66,675

Significant advantages of the Evora (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much cheaper: $66,675 vs $230,675
  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 4 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Evora (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much less powerful: 276 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Significantly lower top speed: 162 mph vs 201 mph
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 13.4 s @ 104 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph

common strengths of the Evora and 458 Italia

  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Lotus Evora vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Aston Martin DB9

2011 Aston-Martin DB9
$193,230

Significant advantages of the DB9 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • CD player comes standard
  • More seats: 4 vs 2
  • Leather comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the DB9 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Less powerful: 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the DB9 and 458 Italia

  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Aston-Martin DB9 vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 458 Italia compared to sports car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available), is significantly more powerful (578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 305 HP @ 6,000 RPM), significantly faster 0-60 time (3.4 seconds vs 5.1 seconds), significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph (99 ft vs 121 ft) and significantly faster 1/4 mile time (11.5 s @ 125 mph vs 13.6 s @ 108 mph).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), costs more ($230,675 vs $34,720), doesn't have CD player (not available vs standard), doesn't have leather (not available vs standard) and doesn't have folding rear seats (not available vs standard).

2012 Ford Mustang GT

2012 Ford Mustang GT
$30,105

Significant advantages of the Mustang GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $30,105 vs $230,675
  • Power locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang GT (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.88 g vs 1.02 g
  • Much lower top speed: 155 mph vs 201 mph

common strengths of the Mustang GT and 458 Italia

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 12.7 s @ 111 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 4.4 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Fairly powerful: 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Mustang GT vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
$75,325

Significant advantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $75,325 vs $230,675
  • Power locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 121 ft vs 99 ft
  • Significantly fewer gears: 6 vs 7

common strengths of the Corvette Z06 and 458 Italia

  • Both cars have phenomenal cornering abilities: 1.07 g vs 1.02 g
  • Very powerful: 505 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Both posted blazingly fast 1/4 mile times: 12.3 s @ 122 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$31,920

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the 458 Italia )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $31,920 vs $230,675
  • Power locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 129 ft vs 99 ft
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly lower top speed: 160 mph vs 201 mph

common strengths of the Camaro SS and 458 Italia

  • Fairly powerful: 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.6 s @ 108 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 5.1 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$34,720

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Impreza WRX STI's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $34,720 vs $230,675

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Much lower top speed: 144 mph vs 201 mph
  • Much less powerful: 305 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI and 458 Italia

  • None found
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2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T
$25,350

Significant advantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Genesis Coupe 2.0T's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $25,350 vs $230,675

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much less powerful: 210 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Much slower 1/4 mile time: 15.2 s @ 90 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
  • Much slower 0-60 mph time: 6.8 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

common strengths of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T and 458 Italia

  • None found
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2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the 458 Italia )

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much cheaper: $61,175 vs $230,675
  • Power locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.91 g vs 1.02 g
  • Less powerful: 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 8.7 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp

common strengths of the C63 AMG and 458 Italia

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 12.4 s @ 114 mph vs 11.5 s @ 125 mph
  • Both vehicles can hit high speeds: 186 mph vs 201 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 458 Italia compared to luxury car competitors include: it is significantly sportier (5.3 lb/hp vs 12.7 lb/hp), is significantly more powerful (578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 304 HP @ 6,400 RPM), much faster 0-60 time (3.4 seconds vs 6.5 seconds), slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (99 ft vs 108 ft) and much faster 1/4 mile time (11.5 s @ 125 mph vs 14.9 s @ 95 mph).

However, on average it costs more ($230,675 vs $42,605), has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), has a much shorter-lasting basic warranty (none vs 4 year), has a much shorter basic warranty (none vs 50,000 mile) and doesn't have power seats (optional vs standard).

2010 BMW M6

2010 BMW M6
$112,025

Significant advantages of the M6 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs None
  • Power locks comes standard
  • Power windows comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the M6 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Sluggish performance: 8.8 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp

common strengths of the M6 and 458 Italia

  • Very powerful: 500 HP @ 7,750 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 8.8 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp
  • More gears: 7 vs 7
arrow Compare the 2010 BMW M6 vs the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6
$42,605

Significant advantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs None
  • Power locks comes standard
  • Power windows comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the 458 Italia )

  • Much lower top speed: 146 mph vs 201 mph
  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.84 g vs 1.02 g
  • Much less powerful: 304 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM

common strengths of the CTS 3.6 and 458 Italia

  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 108 ft vs 99 ft
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