2009 Ferrari California Specifications

By | May 20, 2011
2009 Ferrari California

The new Ferrari California will satisfy even the most demanding of owners in term of its superb vehicle dynamics and driving pleasure. The new model will be available exclusively as a convertible with a folding hard top. Both chassis and bodywork are aluminium, in line with the rest of the current range. The California will be powered by a new V8 engine mounted for the first time in the marque’s history in the mid-front position.

In line with Ferrari tradition, the new model also features several innovations. Apart from its folding hard top, these include the original 2+ concept which guarantees exceptional versatility of use in the rear of the car. The California’s 4,300 cc V8 engine features direct fuel injection and a “flat” crankshaft. It generates 460 CV at 7,500 rpm with a torque curve that enhances vehicle dynamics and provides maximum driving pleasure which is typical for Ferrari.

As per the traditional Ferrari transaxle layout, the engine, which allows the Ferrari California to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4.0 seconds, will be coupled to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission that boosts the car’s performance while enhancing the driving pleasure, improves ride comfort and reduces fuel consumption and emissions (c.310 g/km CO2).

Dimensions and Weight
Overall length             179.6 in
Overall width              74.9 in
Height                            51.5 in
Wheelbase                    105.1 in
Front track                  64.2 in
Rear track                    63.2 in
Dry wheight                3593 lb
Kerb weight                3825 lb
Weight distribution 47% Front – 53% Rear
Fuel tank capacity   20.6 US gal (17.3 UK/gal)
Boot (trunk) capacity  12 cu ft 8.5 (roof closed)
Engine
Type                                 90° V8 with fuel direct injection
Bore and stroke           3.70 x 3.05 in
Unit displacement      32.75 cu in
Total displacement    262.22 cu in
Compression ratio      12.2.01
Maximum power**     338 kW (460 CV) at 7750 rpm
Maximum torque         485 Nm (357 lbft) at 5000 rpm
CCM Brakes
Front                                 15.4 x 1.34 in
Rear                                   14.2 x 1.26 in
Electronics
CST with F1 TRAC system         Control for stability and traction
TPTMS                                               Tyres Pressure and Temperature Monitoring System

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