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2009 - 2015
Ferrari California
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Specs
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class GT
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Coupe/Convertible
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 7 Speed Dual Clutch
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details V8
Capacity
262 in3 
Max Power
454 bhp @7750rpm 
Max Torque
357 lb/ft @5000rpm 
Power to Weight
266 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
209 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 106 bhp/litre 
Compression  
Bore x Stroke
3.70 X 3.05 in 
Fuel Cons
25 mpg 
Emissions 270 g/Km Co2 
Performance
Top Speed
193 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
3.7 sec 
0 - 100 mph
8.7 sec 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
12.0sec @117mph 
60 - 0 mph
106 ft 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time 7 min 56 sec 
Lateral Accn 0.97 g 
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
179.6 in 
Width
74.9 in 
Height
51.5 in 
Weight
3825 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) ? X 19
? X 19 
Tyres (F/R) 245/40 ZR19
285/40 ZR19 
Fuel Capacity
17.3 gal 
Pricing (2017)
New Price £155000
Used Price £90000 - £135000
 
Profile

Recalling the name of the classic 250 California from the 50's, the new California is not pitched as an all out sports car but as 2+2 GT, with the added advantage of an automated retractable roof. Nevertheless, handling is every bit the equal of it's sporting peers thanks to multi-link suspension and a mid-front engined layout. Talking of which, the California's direct injection V8 produces 458bhp for a 12 second standing quarter mile time and 193mph maximum speed. As in the stunning new 458, the California sports Ferrari's new 7-speed dual clutch transmission with F1-Trac for lightning fast shifts.

The California goes on sale late 2009 at a retail price of around 140k. Small price to pay for a Ferrari that covers all the bases from supercar to comfortable cross-continent cruiser.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
74% 77% 3% 4
Ranks 220 of 788 Ranks 183 of 788 Ranks 330 of 788 Ranks 372 of 788

Rivals
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Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

(2007 - 2010)


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(2003 - 2011)


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(2007 - 2011)
 


Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4

(2008 - 2013)


Mercedes SL63 AMG

(2008 - 2013)


Porsche 911 Turbo (997)

(2006 - 2012)
 

Variants
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Lineage
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California

(2009 - 2015)
  

California T

(2015 - date)
  

Portofino

(2018 - )

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