Before this year's Monterey Car Week was held some low-level rumors mentioned that Ferrari had planned to host a private event to display the all-new 458 Speciale Spider.
Though we can't confirm that is the name, that is the gist of the vehicle shown.
Following in the footsteps of the 16M Scuderia, a 458 Speciale Spider is a possibility; however, I'd assume Ferrari would say it was built as a celebration of the company's 16th Formula 1 championship.
Now word on the street suggests that the event did actually occur and that 458 units of this limited model will be built. Below you'll find an excerpt from what one of the sources on the scene had to say.
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...the 458 Speciale Spider comes with new stripes which are quite different from the ones found on the coupe version, but also with two new wheel designs.
The interior shows new seats, carbon fiber mats as well as two plaques in order to remind you that you are driving a limited edition vehicle. And speaking about a limited edition, the 458 Speciale Spider production will see just 458 units...