Ferrari F430: technical evolution of the brand

Ferrari F430 – this sports coupe with a body type Berlinetta, with rear wheel drive and mid-engine. His appearance is obliged to the famous car designer Frank Stephenson (Frank Stephenson), has developed exterior many cars, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti as well. Air intakes F430, reminiscent of “shark nose”, were borrowed the Ferrari 156, which in Philip Toll Hill (Phil Hill) won the F1 racing season 1961. Ferrari F430 – not the most beautiful car Ferrari, but every millimeter of the surface is literally saturated with technical innovation, so that engineers call it the Ferrari F131 Evoluzione, or simply “Evo”, and he is in all respects resembles the legendary Ferrari Enzo. The F430 production technology vehicles using “space metal” was elevated to the next level. In addition, he received a series of innovations, previously used only when creating a Formula 1. This is the electronic differential (E-Diff) and a small lever (ital. Manettino), located on the steering wheel, and respond to configure the car in the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano. Other distinctive features of the F430 are its light weight compact V8 engine power of 490 hp at 8500 rev/min, effective braking system with carbon-ceramic discs and transmission, also borrowed from F1, allowing to shift gears for 150 milliseconds, allowing acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes at F430 four seconds and a top speed of more than 315 km/h. So performance and contribute to the relatively low vehicle weight – 1450 kg., And its small dimensions, mm .: length – 4511 width – 1923, height – 1 214 (from the convertible Ferrari F430 Spider – 1234). The wheelbase in both cases is the same – 2601 mm. Perfect aerodynamic shape Ferrari F430 favor the fact that the car can easily overcome air resistance, though dispersed in a vacuum, and good downforce ensures its stability on any road surface in straight running and cornering. This supercar introduced in 2007 at the motor show in Frankfurt the famous F1 driver Michael Schumacher. The creators of this vehicle did not forget about the environment. Ferrari F430 with the engine running on ethanol is less polluting. Interior F430 all modifications made in the traditional aggressive and sporty. The last car Ferrari F430 sold April 17, 2009 at an auction in Maranello. All proceeds went to the recovery of one of the Italian regions affected by the strong earthquake. In 2009, the model has come to replace the Ferrari 458 Italia. Participation Ferrari F430 in racing Ferrari F430 GTC has been designed specifically to participate in international competitions of class GT2, where he was repeatedly beaten. A Ferrari F430 GT3, based on the Ferrari F430 Challenge, in 2007, won the title in the European Championship FIA GT3.

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