The debut of the rear-wheel drive convertible Ferrari F430 Spider took place in 2005 at the Geneva Motor Show. In the same year, sales began, first in Europe, and then on the American market.
Participation in Formula 1 competitions and ring races gives Ferrari an advantage over other companies: on the track you can perfectly test new technologies, and then apply them on ordinary, production models.
The Spider design, down to the characteristic five-spoke wheels, was designed with the participation of the Pininfarina body shop, a traditional Ferrari partner. Aerodynamics of the car was developed using Formula 1 technology using a virtual layout and computer simulation. Each body element works for the correct Continue reading