Throughout its existence, Ferrari has made some undeniably special cars.

Everyone has a favorite, be it a racetrack performer or a sexy coastal cruiser.

But for Ferrari, the only ones to get the “Speciale” branding are truly… well, special.

Set to make its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the 458 Speciale carves its way into Ferrari’s history books. Somehow, Ferrari has taken a perfect 10 and… turned it up to 11.

With a 597 hp 4.5-liter V-8, the Speciale carries the most powerful naturally aspirated productionV-8 in the world… ever

The 458 Speciale by the numbers:

With a 597 hp 4.5-liter V-8, the Speciale carries the most powerful naturally aspirated productionV-8 in the world… ever

Zero to 60 mph is dealt with in less than three seconds.

And by the time it takes you to register that, you’ll have already hit 120 mph, which comes in a blistering nine seconds.

Those numbers wouldn’t be achievable unless Ferrari went back to the drawing board and rethought the 458 from the ground up.

Which is a bit like Michelangelo redoing the Sistine Chapel ceiling because he thought he could make God look better.

The Numbers Behind Ferrari’s New Speciale

To save weight, the interior is… let’s say minimalist. Everything that wasn’t bolted down was tossed out.

Even the carpet was on the list of things to go.

An automotive Brazilian, if you will…