Ferrari has made a bold statement to commemorate their 20th year in China. An extremely limited edition of the Ferrari 458 Italia is being released to celebrate the company’s success in the country. Twenty of the cars will be available for purchase. The Ferrari 458 Italia is world renown for its beauty and speed with an incredible 35 awards won around the globe.
The “2012 Ferrari 458 Italia China Special Edition” boasts an massive eight cylinder engine. The limited edition car will be “Marco Polo” red that is available only for this car. Decked out with a gold dragon on the hood and gold rimmed tires the red and gold is set off with black racing stripes down the side of the sports car. China has long considered a dragon to offer good luck and fortune and with 2012 being the year of the dragon, it is a fitting Chinese tribute.
Each one of the cars will have specialized start buttons with simplified Chinese characters. A inset dash plaque denoting the special edition will be added to each one of the 20 cars. A beautiful leather interior and handling that Ferrari is known for in their vehicles is a given in the 458 Italia. The price has not been released.