Video: Fifth Gear tests Ferrari 458 Spider

It seems as if Fifth Gear pumps out test drives faster than their competitor Top Gear. While not as entertaining as Top Gear, Fifth Gear is still a legit form of European car porn. On the show’s latest episode, the crew took the new Ferrari 458 Spider for a spin.

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Refresher: The Ferrari 458 Spider is powered by the same 4.5L V8 producing 570-hp at 9,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 398 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. Mated to a dual-clutch 7-speed F1 gearbox, 0 to 62 mph come in 3.4 seconds (same as coupe) with a top speed of 198 mph (a drop of 2 mph when compared to the coupe). The Ferrari 458 Spider’s top comes down in just 14 seconds. Prices start at $275,000.

– By: Omar Rana