After all the spy shots you’ve seen on what was being called the Ferrari Challenge Stradale, Ferrari has finally unveiled the car before the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Ferrari 430 Scuderia, not called the Challenge Stradale, is the lightweight version of Ferrari’s F430 lineup.
Weighing in at 1250kg, 100kg less than the F430, the Ferrari 430 Scuderia is powered by a 4.3 liter V8 engine that produces 510 horsepower. The car has an extremely low weight-to-power ratio of just 2.45 kg per horsepower.
The Ferrari 430 Scuderia will be officially revealed by Michael Schumacher at the IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt.
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The Ferrari 430 Scuderia. Michael Schumacher will officially unveil the car at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
The new Ferrari 430 Scuderia will join the road-going V8 line-up alongside the F430 coupÃ© and the F430 Spider. The 430 Scuderia is a truly high-performance 2-seater berlinetta which demonstrates how Ferrari’s Formula 1 know-how is carried across to its production cars.
The new model is a special series based on the F430 and is aimed specifically at Ferrari’s most passionate and sports-driving oriented clients. Development focused on light weight, minimum trimmings and innovative technology. All this to exalt the car’s extremely high-performance and ability to thrill the driver.
The new car can count on an extremely low weight-to-power ratio of just 2.45 kg per hp thanks to a low dry weight of just 1250 kg – 100 kg less than the standard F430 ““ and to the naturally-aspirated 4308cc V8’s 510 hp at 8500 rpm.
Superb performance both on and off the track is assured by a series of cutting-edge solutions. There is the latest F1 software – Superfast ““ which reduces gearchange times to just 60 milliseconds, and new traction control which, for the first time, combines the E-Diff electronic differential and the F1-Trac traction and stability control in a single integrated system.
Vehicle dynamics, control and performance thus represent the zenith of Ferrari’s achievements in terms of developing road-certified sports cars.
The 430 Scuderia will be officially unveiled by Michael Schumacher on September 11 2007 at the IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt.
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