Ferrari 458 Italia Interiors and Vehicle Dynamic Assistance
The Ferrari 458 Italia replaces the F430 arising from a completely new design and innovation technologies developed from the company’s experience in Formula One. The forms and the volume of each Ferrari are the result of the integration between aerodynamics and design. In developing the 458 Italia, the styling process went hand in hand with the aerodynamic development in order to turn technical necessities into distinctive features.
The car VDA, or Vehicle Dynamic Assistance, provides technical support to the driver in assessing both vehicle status and his own performance. The VDA is activated when the manettino is at RACE, CT and CST settings and gives drivers’ information that allows them to assess the ideal operating condition for the car. An algorithm assess the car’s status (brakes, engine, tires and engine temperature) based on dynamic parameters such as lateral and longitudinal acceleration, rpm, speed, etc. The VDA alerts the driver by displaying the following shorthand: WARM UP when the components need to further warm up; GO when optimal conditions to reach maximum performance are achieved; OVER when there is overheating and cooling the components is required.
In regards to the 458 Italia interiors, …