The 458 Spider's 570-horsepower direct-injected 4.5-liter V8 engine sends power through 7-speed dual clutch transmission with F1-style steering column-mounted shift paddles that allow for extremely quick gear changes. The standard E-Diff3 is an electronic limited-slip rear differential that varies the distribution of torque based on inputs such as steering angle and lateral acceleration. Brembo brakes featuring carbon-ceramic material discs as standard. Magnetic fluid-filled shock absorbers react instantly to road conditions and driver inputs. A switch on the steering wheel, called a manettino, integrates suspension, traction control, stability control and shifter systems and allows the driver to choose the optimum setting for current conditions. The standard 6-disc CD/MP3 stereo features a 30-gigabyte hard drive and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Options include carbon fiber interior and exterior trim, adaptive headlights, navigaton system, premium JBL 1000-watt audio system, reverse camera, and front and rear parking sensors. A wide range of interior and exterior colors are available.The Ferrari 458 Spider is new for 2012.