2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia Coupé

2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia Coupé Coachwork by Pininfarina

The Ferrari F430 Scuderia Coupé is a high-performance sports car produced by the Italian automaker Ferrari. It was introduced in 2007 as a more powerful and track-focused version of the Ferrari F430, which was already renowned for its performance and handling.

Key features of the Ferrari F430 Scuderia Coupé include:

Engine: The F430 Scuderia is powered by a 4.3-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine, which produces around 510 horsepower and 470 Nm (347 lb-ft) of torque. The engine was tuned to deliver more power and a more aggressive driving experience compared to the standard F430.

Performance: With its powerful engine and lightweight construction, the F430 Scuderia can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in approximately 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of over 320 km/h (200 mph). Its acceleration and handling characteristics make it a formidable track car.

Weight Reduction: Ferrari implemented various weight-saving measures to enhance the car's performance. This includes the extensive use of carbon fiber and other lightweight materials in its construction. As a result, the F430 Scuderia is lighter than the standard F430, which further improves its handling and agility.

Aerodynamics: The car features a more aggressive aerodynamic package with a redesigned front bumper, rear diffuser, and rear wing. These aerodynamic enhancements generate additional downforce, which helps improve stability and cornering at high speeds.

Transmission: The F430 Scuderia comes with a 6-speed automated manual transmission (F1 SuperFast). This transmission offers quick and precise gear changes and can be operated in both automatic and manual modes.

Interior: The interior of the F430 Scuderia is designed to prioritize the driving experience. It features lightweight carbon fiber racing seats, minimalist design, and various racing-inspired elements to create a focused and driver-centric environment.

The Ferrari F430 Scuderia Coupé was highly regarded for its incredible performance, sharp handling, and raw driving experience. It was meant for enthusiasts and collectors who desired an even more intense driving experience than the standard F430 offered.

Source: Bonhams, Conceptcarz, Supercars, Wikipedia, Doug DeMuro other

Production Start 2004
Production End 2009
Country of origin Italy