The 458 Italia Spider is powered by the same engine as the coupe version of the sports car. It has a naturally aspirated 4.5 liter V8 with 570PS (419 kW) at 9000RPM and 540Nm (399 lb-ft) at 6000RPM. This means the incredible 127 PS/liter from a naturally aspirated engine.
The sports drop top weighs the same 1380 kg, so it has power-to-weight ratio of 2.42 kg/hp. 0-100 km/h in under 3.4 seconds a top speed of 325 km/h (202 mph).