Ferrari 458 vs Ferrari 430 | Top Gear | BBC

  • Published on Jan 31, 2011
  • Jeremy borrows James' Ferrari 430 for a drag race against the new £170,000 Ferrari 458. But how will the 458 handle round the track with the Stig behind the wheel?
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  • all mii
    all mii 4 days ago +1

    Jenny el cubano

  • Syed Sajjad
    Syed Sajjad 7 days ago


  • juana moreno
    juana moreno 8 days ago

    WHAT A MACHINE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Constantine Joseph
    Constantine Joseph 10 days ago

    I'm getting the all new F8 Tributo

  • Unwisergold7
    Unwisergold7 22 days ago

    Miss you guys 😭

  • Hamza Adrees
    Hamza Adrees 24 days ago

    This was the best review ever, so much passion and emotion.

  • Name101
    Name101 28 days ago

    this is probably the best track test they've made, editing and everything was pretty much perfect.

  • MrAniruddhajog
    MrAniruddhajog Month ago

    Bbc was stupid to let these 3 lunatics go.
    They should ve fired the top gear director instead.

  • andrea gobber
    andrea gobber Month ago

    the 458 ....and begin the music of emirates flight ......

  • andrea gobber
    andrea gobber Month ago

    this is beyond anythink ferrari 4 5 8 !!!! design and engineering made in italy.... this is incredible... geremy alwais the best journalist

  • RedlineShadow29
    RedlineShadow29 Month ago

    For me, the 458 is a spoiled Ferrari. Because it did end the classic cultural move of small Naturally Aspirated V8 engines (now those are twin turbocharged for sake of the future like the 488). And also because is a step further than the most powerfull Ferrari before been reemplazed by a worst version of it witch hasn't got the name right

  • Teh1nternetPerv
    Teh1nternetPerv Month ago

    these chocolate bars just go everywhere

  • Nate Zelink
    Nate Zelink 2 months ago

    That 458 is still sexy and still looks pretty modern! I'm surprised! Well done Ferrari! 🤝👍

  • Christian B.
    Christian B. 2 months ago


  • Lucio Bazzani
    Lucio Bazzani 2 months ago

    This car must be epic!

  • Siddhant Sabharwal
    Siddhant Sabharwal 2 months ago +2

    It’s been 8 years - and there’s no beating the 458 🔥

  • Orion links
    Orion links 2 months ago

    Well the car is amazing.... until it catches on fire.

  • Richard Baker
    Richard Baker 2 months ago

    I thought Jezza's head was gonna explode

  • OIR
    OIR 2 months ago

    The 360 is the more modern equivalent to the 348 and the 458 is the modern equivalent to the f355. They’re peaks of the era. The 488 has brought a new era

  • Rush
    Rush 2 months ago +1

    I'll take the F430 with a gated 6-Speed, that is the true unicorn and the last of it's kind!

  • Abhishek
    Abhishek 2 months ago

    Does anyone know which car is last on the "power lap times" table?

    • Name101
      Name101 Month ago

      i think its Richards pedal powered golden Porsche 911

  • Yoseob Yang
    Yoseob Yang 2 months ago +1

    I'd have an F430 over a 458 any single day

  • Frosted
    Frosted 2 months ago

    This particular episode has attained mythological proportions.
    WHY - the criticism of the 430 being slow. Little did we all know that the 458 would be the last normally aspirated, non turbo
    8 cylinder car.
    Aahh the days when Ferrari launched a model that would be considered new for at least 2 years.
    Ferrari Timeline - Since this episode we've had the:
    458 Italia
    488 Spyder
    488 Pista
    F8 Tributo - my current
    F8 Tributo Spyder
    SP90 Stradale with a V8 hybrid motor
    NOTE- as of September 2019 if you have ordered a new 488 Pista, F8 Tributo or SF90 Stradale you won't physically receive it until 2020.
    I m not even going to mention the Ferrari V12's.
    Again constant rumours if a " baby" Laferrari possibly being released in early 2020.

  • Osmond Snurksnor
    Osmond Snurksnor 2 months ago

    this will once be the best car ever the world

  • WillEDMr
    WillEDMr 2 months ago

    A decade later and the 458 is still majestic especially that engine 🤩🤩

  • Hey its muffin,its muffin time Die Die Die

    While me still gti

  • Alex garcia
    Alex garcia 2 months ago +2

    The irony is that the f430 scuderia went around the nurby faster than the enzo

  • Phong Vong
    Phong Vong 3 months ago

    Baby! What do you want? Prefer: DC or TC

  • Hrsplit Hr
    Hrsplit Hr 3 months ago

    488 ftw

  • The Sprawl
    The Sprawl 3 months ago

    "Stephen Fry with Keira Knightley's face" - yeah, I'm not sure that's as attractive a proposition as you think Jeremy. Maybe if you'd said '...and her body too'.

  • The Sprawl
    The Sprawl 3 months ago +1

    Seeing them side-by-side at 0:30 confirms it imo - the f430 is just so much more beautiful to look at. the 458 is angrier, and more aggressive, but 430 is just so gorgeously elegant. It's like Ferrari were inspired by Aston, whereas the 458 was inspired by a kitchen knife. And(unless you're mental) knives aren't generally considered beautiful.

    • The Sprawl
      The Sprawl 2 months ago

      @Ollie Childs Yeah. I remember first seeing the 430/360 in Project Gotham Racing 3 on the Xbox 360 and falling in love with the way they both looked back then. Gorgeous cars.
      "I do prefer the 458 to the 430"

      - I'm the other way around. I just think the 458 isn't as soft and rounded and elegant as the 430.

    • Ollie Childs
      Ollie Childs 2 months ago

      I do prefer the 458 to the 430, I also prefer the 360. They both just look nicer to me

  • The Sprawl
    The Sprawl 3 months ago

    Good head-to-head - I've always though the F430 was much, much more attractive than the F458/488. The front end is so much nicer, whereas the F458/F488 have a kind of pinched, duck-beaky look that I never adjusted to(although their back ends are nicer than the slightly fat arse on the F430.).

  • epicxel xl
    epicxel xl 3 months ago

    And now the c8 arrives :)

  • AB365
    AB365 3 months ago

    Honestly I think that the 458 is one of if not the Greatest Supercar of all time, change my mind

  • Jack Jansson
    Jack Jansson 3 months ago

    What is the song at 0:0:30?

  • OB_03
    OB_03 3 months ago

    Tbh if your were not a care guy you would prolly think the 458 was made today 😆

  • Muca 0077
    Muca 0077 3 months ago

    Let's be honest though!
    Is James really concerned about how fast a car goes!

  • M Dibbster
    M Dibbster 3 months ago

    I had the pleasure of taking out a 458 on a track day yesterday omg what a car the power is unbelievable astonishing car

  • Sayyed Ameer AR Khisro
    Sayyed Ameer AR Khisro 3 months ago

    Now I know why these sold like Hot Cupcakes. They're simply fantastic. From the classy looks to the amazing V8

  • rusteze red 95
    rusteze red 95 3 months ago

    That car was used in transformers dark of the moon

  • AntyVirusUK
    AntyVirusUK 3 months ago

    Possibly the best looking car of the 2010s

  • aliyar ertugrul
    aliyar ertugrul 3 months ago

    And then came the the street king

  • aliyar ertugrul
    aliyar ertugrul 3 months ago

    Remmeber the 458🤐

  • Austin Glinin
    Austin Glinin 3 months ago +1

    I remember when the 458 came out and the first time I got to experience one in person. Still one of the most fantastic cars ever made.

  • Just Basic
    Just Basic 3 months ago

    Sad nothing really change after 458. 488 basically facelift. Portofino basically California facelift. F430 into 458 lots of difference.

  • I'm terrible gaming
    I'm terrible gaming 3 months ago

    It’s my dream car

  • ZeidGho
    ZeidGho 3 months ago

    This show was perfect in every way

  • Ken Norcott
    Ken Norcott 3 months ago

    All time dream car. Only car that o have posters and models of in my bedroom.

  • Red Demolisher
    Red Demolisher 3 months ago +1

    I'll be honest with you all I saw the review of the 488 Pista on the new top gear it was good I really liked it then I see this again and it's full of chaos and hyper Insanity but you know what Clarkson Era was the one I'd pick any day. I fantasies about cars and shit talk other cars (that are acctuly better than Ferrari) but that's all cause I'm passionate about them like crazy to the point of obsession. The new top gear doesn't let me have that now sure I've probably only seen a couple hour's worth of it but it feels like a show made by guy's who obviously know about cars but were born with it I love the Ferrari but have you driven this new Lambo? Clarkson Richard are school girls next to fancy cars or they pretend very bloody well but they sell a show that makes me say this is my man for loving the same car I love. The new guy owns it and critiques it

  • Sgt. undead
    Sgt. undead 3 months ago

    I still want the f430

  • Veramente Euforico
    Veramente Euforico 3 months ago

    The 485 started a new chapter of Ferraris

  • SydneyPhotography2019
    SydneyPhotography2019 3 months ago

    Yum, I love Flake

  • Dr Geenberg
    Dr Geenberg 3 months ago +36

    The 458 has aged absolutely beautifully. If it was released today, no one would be sad.

    • Frosted
      Frosted 2 months ago +1

      @Biconnecc and Dr Gray,
      We are all astute. I hope that you are also both watchers of - The Car Guys - who are two English gents who have a garage full of modern Ferrari's.
      458 and 458 Italia - are the last of the normally aspirated, non turbo engines. As The Car Guys say, the 458 will absolutely skyrocket in value due to its engine and as of today bring the 31st of September, 2019 the hybrid SF-90 Stradale being the stock V8 Ferrari.
      A Ferrari w i th an e l ectric hybrid motor.

    • Biconnecc
      Biconnecc 2 months ago +1

      8 years later and i still want one.

  • Jaden Petersen
    Jaden Petersen 3 months ago


  • joelperry997
    joelperry997 3 months ago +1

    jeremy is the one guy who has heard basically everything on earth...

  • Reginald Scot
    Reginald Scot 3 months ago

    I have been binge watching TOP gear reviews recently and Clarkson says the same thing in every review. Every car is "oh my god! This is unbelievable! The power! Nothing is like this! This is astonishing! The acceleration is brutal!"

  • Anthony Eder
    Anthony Eder 3 months ago

    Better than an F-40! Big accolade

  • Pygmalion
    Pygmalion 3 months ago

    Buy this car, unless you ever want to be let out at junctions ever again.

  • Gary
    Gary 4 months ago

    Of all the comments you see about top gear .., the one rarely if ever seen is this ... that we were lucky to have it at all.. I very much appreciate it more now than ever.

  • Joseph House
    Joseph House 4 months ago

    I like how James now owns a 458 speciale