Ferrari 458 Italia dedicated to Niki Lauda revealed


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Ferrari has revealed a 458 Italia dedicated to F1 legend Niki Lauda. The one off Ferrari model’s debut coincides with this year’s launch of the film “Rush” that tells the story of the on-track rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt from the 1970’s Formula 1 era.

Ferrari 458 Niki Lauda left front
Ferrari 458 Italia dedicated to F1 legend Niki Lauda

The owner of this new Ferrari decided to personalise his car in the livery that featured on the Maranello cars in the mid-Seventies. It gets a white roof, featuring the Italian flag going longitudinally across it, with gold rims. The car was prepared under the ‘Tailor Made’ personalisation programme, with the collaboration of a personal designer from the Maranello Style Centre.

Ferrari 458 Niki Lauda central tunnel
Italian flag colors can be seen throughout the car

Inside you can see the Italian flag motifs on the seats and central tunnel. The racing aspect is accentuated by the red stitching and flag motifs on the seats, the dashboard and instrument panel and the steering wheel with LEDs, as well as the F1 type gear shifts.

For more info refer the press release.

Ferrari 458 Italia dedicated to Niki Lauda Image Gallery

Ferrari 458 Italia dedicated to Niki Lauda Press Release

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