" ... the 458 makes its horsepower peak at its redline. So if you want to access all 562 hp, you have to hang in there until 9000 rpm. In fact, if you let the tach drop below the 7000 rpm, it will start raining because you made Enzo Ferrari cry from heaven. " Love this guys writing!
If you want to read a couple articles from Ezra, and he writes for Men's Journal and Autmobile Magazine, there are some online: