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Fastest Open Top Road Car Revealed: New Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M

When the Ferrari won the 2008 Formula One constructor’s world championships, they also unveiled the new Scuderia Spider 16M during the World Finals in Mugello.

The new sports car features Ferrari’s latest mid-rear-engined 8-cylinder technology. It is deemed as the “fastest open-top road car” to run in the Fiorano test circuit. Only 499 copies of the Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M will be built especially for its most loyal and passionate clientele and professional drivers who want the best of automobile speed and exclusivity.

The new Ferrari high performance machine is available in two colors—standard black with grey trim, and a tricolour livery, which is a part of the Carrozzeria Scaglietti Personalisation Programme is. The Scuderia Spider 16M dons a special emblem on its rear fence honoring the Ferrari’s 16th Constructor’s World title. The exclusive Ferrari interior carries a silver “limited series” plaque placed at the center of the dashboard while other features such as the roll-bar carbon-fiber outer shell, and cutting edge audio system, which is compatible with the Ferrari iPod Touch 16GB are all part of the Scuderia Spider 16M’s exclusivity.

The new sports car boasts of a 510-hp mid-rear V8 engine, back to back with a six-speed F1 gearbox, which has a top speed of 195.7 mph and can perform 0 to 62.1 mph in 3.7 seconds. It has a dry weight of 1340 Kg, making it 80kg lighter than the F430 Spider. The prices for the new Scuderia Spider 16Ms are expected in the United Kingdom soon.

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