The Ferrari 458 Italia has just received the coveted accolade of “Performance Car of the Year 2011”, which was awarded by Auto Express, the UK’s biggest car magazine.
Not only is the Ferrari 458 Italia considered widely as a benchmark by which all other sports cars are measured, but now after this award it will mean that 458 has received the highest number the industry’s leading international accolades ever.
Ahead of 20 other performance cars, the Ferrari 458 finally emerged as the clear winner in terms of performance and handling, which was tested on both road and on the track.
The 458 Italia’s reputation and critical acclaim has been spread throughout the globe. With recent recognition seen in China, which is now Ferrari’s second-largest market, where the 458 Italia has also been awarded the 2011 China Automobile Industry Outstanding Achievement Award.
It adds to Ferrari 458 Italia’s already bulging awards cabinet along with the BBC Top Gear’s “Car of the Year” and “Supercar of the Year”, with similar awards from countries like the USA and Germany.
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