Ferrari unveiled the California T, which will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in early March.
Mechanicaly it is equipped with a new 3.9 -liter V8 turbo engine producing 560 bhp at 7,500 rpm with 755 Nm of torque at 4,750 rpm. It has a length of 4.570 mm, width of 1.910 mm and a height of 1.322 mm. It weighs 1,625 kg having a weight ratio of 47% forward and 53% rear.
Ferrari promises zero turbo lag and exciting sound, the new California produces 70 more horses and 49 % more torque than the previous generation. However, consumption is decreased by 15 % (10.5 L/100 km) , as well as CO2 emissions by 20 % (250 g/km ). The engine is combined with an automatic transmission with paddles on the steering wheel, allowing the California T to do the
0-100 km/h in 3.6 seconds, with a top speed of 316 km/h .
The electronically controlled metal folding roof, which is made of aluminum, closes in 14 seconds, with Ferrari having also improved the steering response ( with new suspensions which respond by 50% faster). The California T is also equipped with carbon ceramic brakes, which can stop the car while it is doing 100km/h in just 34 meters.
The design draws inspiration from the 250 Testa Rossa and it is created by the Ferrari Styling Centre, and Pininfarina. Ferrari will also equip the car with a new infotainment system with a 6.5 inch touch screen.
The new entry-level model of Ferrari has gained a new bumper with larger air intakes and a large grille, vented hood, new side mirrors and different skirts. Lights are a mix of those of the F12 and those of the FF. Also there are vents on the side of the car, in front of the doors .
As for the rear, the lights have remained as they were, but the vertical exhaust have changed to a more conventional horizontal arrangement.