Ferrari California

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Ferrari California
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Overview
ManufacturerFerrari
Production2008–2017
AssemblyMaranello, Italy
Body and chassis
ClassGrand tourer (S)
Body style2-door, 2+2 retractable hardtop convertible
LayoutFront mid-engine, rear-wheel drive
Chronology
SuccessorFerrari Portofino

The Ferrari California is a sports car produced by the Italian manufacturer Ferrari. It is a two door "2+2" convertible with a folding metal top. The California is powered by a 4.3 L (260 cu in) V8 engine. The California has a top speed of 310 km/h (193 mph).[1] Both its chassis and body are made of aluminum.[2]

The California is built in a new production line next to the existing factory at Maranello, Italy.[3] The existing production line produces 27 cars per day, or 6,000 per year.

Design[change | change source]

The California represents a number of firsts for Ferrari:

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Bob Power, Ferraris (New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2012), p. 22
  2. Aaron R. Fodiman, 'An Innovation-Packed GT; The Ferrari California', Tampa Bay Magazine, Jul-Aug 2009, p. 185
  3. Corsani, Lorenzo. "Una nuova linea di produzione per la California". Autoblog. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  4. Aaron R. Fodiman, 'An Innovation-Packed GT; The Ferrari California', Tampa Bay Magazine, Jul-Aug 2009, p. 186