The Ferrari California has always been a staple in the Ferrari lineup. The model brought the front engine, V8 segment of the auto industry to a standstill when first released. The first California was released as a 2008 model year and continued on until 2012 when the California T nameplate took its place. The front-mid mounted, naturally aspirated eight cylinder gave the California the power it deserved to compete in this already flooded sports car market. The Ferrari California gave buyers the luxury of being able to daily drive an exotic car, while still being practical for everyday errands featuring a higher ride height and elevated cabin comfort compared to other supercars in this class.
This specific California is finished in Bianco Avus White over Nero Daytona seating surfaces. The California’s 2 + 2 architecture allows for the long body lines to beautifully come together at the rear end of the car. Traditional sports car design dictates that the long nose and short tail are ideal for the canyons or any other type of spirited driving. GT cars are known for speed and direct steering, but the California adds comfort into the mix making it a strong contender to fill that spot in the new owners garage. This particular car comes fitted with copious amounts of factory installed carbon fiber and tinted tail lights. A luggage rack is included as well to make it even easier to take this Ferrari for a nice, long weekend getaway. The steering wheel features the famous shift light indicators that Ferrari uses on all of their Formula 1 cars.
The 4.3L V8 is mated to a 7-spd automated manual gearbox. This F1 inspired transmission has found its way into many Ferraris from this era. The California was also one of the first Ferrari models to feature the F1-Trac system which provides increased grip when the rear wheels start to slip. With a top speed of 193 mph, the California reaches 60 in just four seconds. This Ferrari V8 pushes 453 horsepower and 358 lb-ft of torque at the crank. A wet-sump oil lubrication system ensures that the engine will perform as intended, no matter the driving conditions.