Ferrari California 2009


May 8, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Ferrari California (2009)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
193
0-60 mph
3.9
1/4 mile
12.2
0-1 km
22.1
BHP
453 @7750rpm
Torque lbft
357 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
261
MPG UK/US
22/18
Engine capacity CC/CU
4297/262
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.2:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual – Paddle Shift
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2 or 2+2 or 2 + Bench
Length (in)
179.6
Width (in)
74.9
Height (in)
51.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3825
Additional Info: Available as a convertible with retractable folding hard top and a choice of 2 seats, a 2+2 or a rear bench seat. Rear seats can be folded down. Also available with a 6 speed manual. Designed with both styling and a desire to achieve the perfect balance in vertical load and drag in mind, the California has around 10% lower drag than most other Ferrari models. Has Ferraris first front mounted V8 setup. Ferrari offer a plephora of options on top of the already impressive list of standard equipment, including 14 different leather colour interior trims, rear parking camera and a luggage set. In 2013 the Ferrari California HS (Handling Speciale) was added, with 30kg less weight, 490bhp/373lbft, stiffer springs, electronic controlled shock absorbers, F1-Trac traction control, quicker steering response, lighter alloys and a 0-60 time of around 3.7 seconds. In 2014 the California T was released with a 552bhp/557lbft 3.8 litre bi-turbo V8, adaptive suspension, F-Trac system, revised interior and exterior and get’s to 60 in 3.4 seconds and onto 196mph.

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