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Ferrari California (2010-2014)

The California is a new step for Ferrari, although it is not their first hardtop convertible it’s certainly their most practical. Luxuries aside, it remains a proper Ferrari with massive performance and agile handling. It was designed for those who want a useable car while not wanting to make any compromise on performance. The California was also the first Ferrari road car built in recent times with the aim of being only available in convertible form. This has allowed the designers to create a chassis to suit this type of car. The price tag puts it at the bottom of the range, but that doesn’t take away any of the exclusivity. The Ferrari California is certainly quite a different car from its nearest competitor’s, the Aston Martin DB9 Volante and Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster. Although it may not share the beauty of the Aston it is a more engaging drive.

Ferrari California Details

Production dates2010-2014
Luggage capacity 240 litres / 8.48 cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 78 litres / 20.6 US gal
Warranty 4 years or unlimited miles
Service intervals 12,500 miles

Ferrari California Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V8
Engine capacity 4297 cc
Power 490@7750 bhp
Torque 357@5000 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd F1
UK retail price from £152,154
UK insurance group 20/50

Ferrari California Performance

Max speed (auto) 193 mph / 311 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 3.9 seconds

Ferrari California Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 21.6 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 299 g/km

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One Owner Review

Do you drive a Ferrari California? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This Ferrari has one owner review.

  1. brian brian says:

    Own a silver on gray 2010. The quality of this car is amazing. The drive is outstanding.

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