FifthGear takes the incredible Ferrari F430 Challenge out for a road test. This beast sports a 4.3L V8 engine that produces 490hp @ 8500rpm and 343 lb-ft torque @5250rpm. Video after the jump.
The F430 Challenge boasts a curb weight of just 2700 lbs (1,225 kg), excluding petrol. Weight has been reduced in every area of the car, from the engineering to the bodywork. Of particular note are the Lexan windscreen, the all-carbon fibre intake plenum cover, and the specific exhaust system