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Want to rent an exotic Ferrari for a once in a lifetime experience? Don’t worry, we have you covered. We are the most reputable exotic car rental company in the New York and New Jersey area, providing customers quality services day in and day out. Why not grab the opportunity to rent a Ferrari and experience what it’s all about? The Ferrari in question? Maranello’s finest, the one and only F430 Spider.
Although it’s been succeeded by the 458 and the 488, the F430 is considered to be one of the last true-blooded Ferrari super cars in the company’s entire history. The new 488 GTB went down the turbocharged route, losing a good chunk of its charm in the process. The F430 with its naturally-aspirated 4.3-liter V8 certainly doesn’t lack any character.
Want to talk numbers? How do 490 horsepower and 343 lb-ft of torque sound? Without a turbocharger to induce lag and delay, all of that power is instantaneous and available as soon as you prod the throttle. The sprint to 60 miles per hour is dealt with in less than 3.9 seconds and let to roam free the F430 will knock on the door of 200 mph. Connected to a sophisticated 6-speed F1 electrohydraulic manual transmission, it acts as an automatic in the sense that you don’t physically change gears with a stick shift but as a manual in that it’s fast and ultra-responsive. The name gives it away really. Using technology from Ferrari’s extensive F1 knowledge, it’s able to provide amazingly fast gear changes with incredible precision.
Apart from engine response, one of the best things about a naturally-aspirated engine is the noise it makes. And when it comes to noise, no one delivers it better than the F430 Spider. Without a roof restricting your interaction with the engine and a free-flowing sports exhaust system, the V8 sings and sings, all the way to its unbelievably-high 8,500 rpm limit. To give you an idea of just how high that is, consider the fact that most modern Ferraris and Lamborghinis can’t match the figure without sacrificing reliability. The F430 was overdesigned to offer durability and stellar performance, in a what is arguably the best Ferrari package of all time.
Making sure it stops are large cast-iron alloy discs developed by Brembo in close cooperating with Bosch. Those wanting even more stopping performance can opt for reinforced Silicon Carbide ceramic brakes, but only the track freaks really need them. A clever E-Diff (in essence a limited-slip active differential) varies the distribution of torque based on a number of driver inputs. It works with you rather than against you, aiding cornering and putting all that power to the ground in a ruthlessly-effective manner.
Make sure you give us a call or send us an email for the best Ferrari rental in New York and the best Ferrari rental in New Jersey. Trust us, no other car can give you the same massive smile on your face and a positive high which will last several days.