Ferrari 458 Italia voted ‘best driver’s car of year’

The Ferrari 458 Italia is named as the best driver’s car of the year.

SO which is the best driver’s car of 2012 – well, according to car magazine Autovisie, it’s the Ferrari 458 Italia.
The Italian supercar won the Dutch mag’s traditional end of year group test, which included timed laps of a race circuit, in the North of France, with the Ferrari 458 Italia recording the fastest lap time in the hands of experienced Dutch racing driver, Peter Kox.
The magazine said: “The Ferrari 458 Italia excelled on the circuit.
On the public road, the car surprised with the ease with which its enormous speed potential can be used.”
Since its launch the Ferrari 458 Italia has won more than 35 international awards, the most recent of which include Motor Trend’s ‘2011 Best Driver’s Car’, Auto Motor und Sport ‘Best Sports Car’, and ‘World Performance Car of the Year 2011’. In addition the 4.5-litre V8 engine powering the 458 Italia was awarded ‘Best Performance Engine’ and ‘Best Engine over 4 litres’ during the prestigious 2011 International Engine of the Year Awards.