According to a report, Ferrari has solved problems related to a folding hard-top roof for the upcoming 458 Spider.

The Ferrari 458 Spider is coming and our esteemed colleagues over at Piston Heads are reporting that the new variant will be coming with a folding hard-top roof.

According to the report, it seems Ferrari has solved problems related to a folding hard-top roof for the 458 (perhaps having learned a few tricks from the folding metal roof of the California model) - whereas the 458's open-top predecessor, the F430 Spider, came with a canvass top.

The transparent engine cover will have to go, though, but the 4.5 liter V8 remains the same.

The report can't say whether the roof will be made of metal or glass or how exactly it is configured for opening.

We'll know more soon enough, as the Ferrari 458 Spider is due for an unveiling at the Frankfurt motor show in September.

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