Ferrari 458 Italia Limited China Edition (diecast 1:18, Hot Wheels Elite)

  • Ferrari 458 Italia Limited China Edition (from 2012)
  • Hot Wheels Elite
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • red
  • Trade
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited edition
 
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The Ferrari 458 Italia Limited China Edition Overview

The Ferrari 458 Italia is a top-class sports car produced from 2009 to 2015, belonging to the V8 mid-engine generation in the model lineup of the Italian car manufacturer. The car was developed as the successor to the Ferrari F430, utilizing modern automotive technology to elevate performance and driving pleasure to new heights. The Ferrari 458 Italia was primarily designed by Pininfarina, a renowned design studio known globally for its iconic car designs. At the heart of the design is a 4.5-liter V8 engine that produces an incredible 570 horsepower. This engine gives the vehicle excellent acceleration and a top speed of 325 km/h (202 mph). Characteristic features include the aggressive design, aerodynamic lines, and high performance values that make the Ferrari 458 Italia an icon.

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The China Edition: An Exclusive Collector's Item

The Ferrari 458 Italia Limited China Edition is a special edition specifically developed for the Chinese market. This limited edition of the 458 Italia was produced in limited quantity and is characterized by some unique features. These include the striking exterior appearance with a special paint job that is golden-red, complemented by subtle dragon badges reflecting the Chinese cultural background of the edition. The car's aerodynamic lines are highlighted by gold-colored, custom-made alloy wheels. This special edition is not just a powerful sports car but also an impressive work of art on wheels, showcasing Ferrari's craftsmanship and dedication in creating unique vehicles.

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The 1/18 Scale Model by Hot Wheels Elite

For model car collectors, Hot Wheels Elite offers a detailed replica of the Ferrari 458 Italia Limited China Edition in a 1/18 scale. Crafted from high-quality die-cast material, this model car is a coveted collector's item, reflecting the appreciation for the original in miniature form. The precise execution of the special paint job and the replica details like the gold alloy wheels and the accurate placement of the dragon badges immediately catch the eye. Also, the finely crafted details of the body, interior, and engine, which are of particular interest to 1/18 scale model collectors, are remarkable. The model is part of the collection of Modelly member "Alexroar98" and will surely take pride of place in any model car collection.

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Interesting Facts and Technical Details

Technically, the Ferrari 458 Italia is a masterpiece. It uses a double-wishbone suspension at the front and a multi-link suspension at the rear to ensure precise handling and a pleasant driving experience. These features make the car particularly powerful on racetracks. The vehicle also employs a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission by Getrag. Another unique feature of the China Edition is the special reference to Chinese astrology, with a dragon symbolizing strength and power included in the design. This not only showcases the connection to Chinese culture but also underscores the exclusivity of this version. Models like those from Hot Wheels Elite in a 1/18 scale offer collectors the chance to admire and appreciate these technical and aesthetic highlights in their own homes.


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