SEMA 2010: HRE Wheels homers with the Oakley Design 458 and a Gumpert Apollo
HRE had a trio of cars parked in its booth, one of them being a Ferrari 458 Italia tuned by British aftermarket house Oakely Design. The car was showed off for the first time in June, and in white, and Oakley said it would build just five. The production was upped to the seven, and this one here comes in a hue red rich enough to make Sleeping Beauty want to take another bite.
The carbon fiber lip up front boosts downforce by more than 50 pounds, and the sliver of a rear spoiler adds about 48 more pounds of aero downforce to the rear axle at 150 miles per hour. A carbon fiber roof panel, mirror housings and 20-inch HRE wheels complete the coupe’s Jenny Craig makeover, with the rims subtracting 11 pounds at each corner. Performance mods tune the car to 632 horsepower, and a reflashed ECU is meant to make the most of it. Oakley’s work is said to reduce the 0-62 mph time to three seconds and top speed is a lofty 208 mph.
Just in front of that was a Gumpert Apollo, rarely seen on the big-rim circuit, wearing a set of single-lug-nut HRE’s, and a Porsche GT3 RS with some fire-engine red multi-spokes. They’re all in the gallery of high-res photos below.
Gallery: SEMA 2010: HRE Wheels Booth
Photos copyright (C)2010 Jonathon Ramsey / AOL
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