The 8-cylinder 4499 cm3 that equips the Ferrari 458 Italia has been awarded two prestigious awards in the International Engine of the Year.
With Ferrari 458 Italia the Maranello engine won the titles of “Best Performance Engine” and “Best Engine with a displacement of more than 4 liters”. The jury, composed of 76 journalists from 36 nations, rated the engines competing for engineering excellence in terms of driveability, performance, efficiency and design refinement. In assigning the prizes to the Ferrari 458 Italia engine unit, a special mention was made for the uniqueness of the sound.
The prize-giving ceremony was attended by Jean-Jacques His, Ferrari’s Head of Power Generators.