Ferrari California News

  • 2016 Ferrari California T

    If you’re in the market for an exotic sports car but aren’t looking to go down the flashy supercar route, Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] California is a great option, especially those versions designated a California T. The California T addresses the original California’s somewhat sluggish performance thanks to a powerful twin-turbocharged engine under the hood. The car's design team also cleaned up some of the fussy detailing of the original, particularly at the rear. MUST SEE: Koenigsegg Designs The World's Most Expensive Car Key: Video Here we see the California T in a...

  • 2017 Ferrari California T Handling Speciale
    Ferrari Sharpens California T With Handling Speciale Package

    The Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] California T certainly isn’t lacking in the handling department, but compared to some of its more hardcore siblings the car feels more grand tourer than sports car. That’s all set to change with a new handling pack Ferrari is introducing at the 2016 Geneva Motor...

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    2016 Ferrari California T Recalled Over Fire Risk

    Ferrari [NYSE:F] is recalling the 2016 California T because a manufacturing flaw in a fuel-system component could lead to an engine-compartment fire—and, potentially, one very unhappy Ferrari owner. The recall affects all 2016 Ferrari California T models made from September 8, 2015 to...

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    Future Ferraris To Move To Modular Platform Starting With California Replacement: Report

    Ferrari is in the midst of one of the biggest periods of transition in its history, with Sergio Marchionne having recently taken over the role of chairman from Luca di Montezemolo and parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] about to make the storied Italian marque public for the first...

  • Tailor Made Ferrari California T
    Ferrari Lightweight Tech Even Encompasses Seat Trim

    Like most other automakers in this expensive space, Ferrari offers up a more bespoke automobile for its more discerning clientele. The program is called Tailor Made, and its latest creation made its debut during the recent 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The creation is this Bianco Italia and Blu...

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    2015 Ferrari California T joy ride

    Swimming pools, movie stars, things that end in the number 5. California means a lot of things to a lot of people but to Ferrari, it means grand touring. In the latest installment of the Italian automaker's long-running love affair with the Golden State, the California is a 2+2 hardtop...

  • 2015 Ferrari California T

    Talk of Ferrari using a turbocharged V-6 dates back to 2008 but even though we’re yet to see the automaker head in that direction the rumors persist. The latest comes by way of Motor Trend’s Jonny Lieberman, who posted on Twitter that Ferrari will launch a new entry-level model powered by a twin-turbocharged V-6 to take on McLaren’s new Sports Series range as well as sports car models from more mainstream brands such as the Mercedes-AMG GT and Porsche 911 Turbo S. MUST WATCH: Off-Road Charger Is Our 'Furious 7' Dream Car Come True: Video Citing a source at Ferrari parent...

  • Ferrari test drive in Maranello moments before crash
    Man Crashes Ferrari California During Maranello Test Drive: Video

    What starts out as a dream test drive of a Ferrari through the streets of Maranello, the home of the Prancing Horse, soon turns into a nightmare for one young man recently. This video from YouTube user Testdrive maranello ITALIA shows the man driving a Ferrari California in Maranello, with an...

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    2015 Ferrari California T Live Photos And Video From Geneva Debut

    Ferrari’s new turbocharged California T was presented to journalists at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, where, in typical Ferrari fashion, it managed to attract legions of onlookers curious to see it up close and learn about its new hardware. For those that missed our detailed preview, the...

  • 2015 Ferrari California T at launch event in Modena, Italy
    2015 Ferrari California T Launched In Modena: Video

    Talk of a turbocharged Ferrari dates back all the way to 2007, but the rumors never really gained traction until it was confirmed that Formula One would be adopting turbocharged engines for the 2014 season. Now, just weeks after Ferrari revealed its new turbocharged F1 car, the F14 T, the Italian...

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    Turbocharged Ferrari California T Revealed: Video

    Ferrari has revealed its new, turbocharged California, the California T, which debuts next month at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and sees the Prancing Horse return to turbocharged power for the first time since the legendary F40 supercar of the 1980s. Yes, 2014 marks a new era for Ferrari, both on...

  • Teaser for Ferrari's California replacement
    Ferrari Teases California Replacement Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Reveal

    Ferrari’s replacement for the California has been spied testing in prototype form for a while now, and tomorrow we’ll finally get our first look at the completed car. To whet our appetite further, Ferrari today released this teaser image and confirmed that tomorrow’s reveal will...

  • Ferrari 149M Project teaser.

    Ferrari will prance into the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with a new model dubbed 149M Project. The mysteriously-named car will be revealed online February 12, with an official debut at Geneva scheduled for March 4. Supercar Team reports that it will most likely be an evolution of the current California. Ferrari often applies the "M" (for modificato, or "modified") tag to refreshed or updated versions of existing models. Just as the 550 Maranello was replaced by the 575M Maranello, Ferrari may be planning to give the California a facelift rather than replace it with an entirely new model. That...

  • 2015 Ferrari California replacement test mule spy shots
    2015 Ferrari California Replacement Spy Shots

    With the current California convertible delivering close to 500 horsepower, able to accelerate to 60 in under 4.0 seconds and capable of reaching speeds of almost 200 mph, the ‘entry-level’ Ferrari is hardly what you’d call lacking in performance. But next to cars like the 458...

  • Possible patent drawings for the 2015 Ferrari California replacement - Image via World Car Fans
    2015 Ferrari California Replacement Patent Drawings Leaked?

    This very well may be our first look at the completed design for Ferrari’s replacement for its California convertible sports car. The images are alleged to be official patent drawings filed by Ferrari with a registry for trademarks and patents in Europe. They were found by World Car Fans...

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    Ferrari 458 Spider And California Involved In Crash In China

    Two drivers taking part in a Ferrari cruise in China over the weekend unfortunately met with a very nasty accident, which saw both of their exotics destroyed. The crash is believed to have occurred on the Baomao Expressway near Shaanxi in Northwest China. The cars involved were a Ferrari 458 Spider...

  • A Ferrari California burns in Warsaw, Poland
    Ferrari California Burns In Warsaw, Poland: Video

    If you own a Ferrari California and live in Eastern Europe or Russia, you may want to just park your ride for a few days and rent a Fiat 500 to be safe. We’re sure it’s just coincidence, but another Ferrari California in the region has been destroyed this week. First, we told you about...

  • Wreckage of a Ferrari California that crashed in Russia - Image courtesy Vninform
    20-Year-Old Crashes Ferrari California During Test Drive

    A 20-year-old man crashed a white Ferrari California in the Russian city of Samara earlier this week, with the pricey sports car ending up in a barrier shielding off a construction site. According to its driver, the accident occurred when he tried to avoid a pedestrian that suddenly stepped onto...

  • Ferrari California

    Ferrari will be addressing criticisms that its California convertible is just a little too soft by adopting a sharper and more focused design for the car’s replacement. The California has just undergone a mid-cycle update, receiving slightly more power and a new handling package, so its replacement is still a couple of years away from launch. However, Car and Driver has managed to pick up a few of the new car’s details. The big news is that the new car will feature a twin-turbocharged V-8. This new engine, which is being developed by Ferrari for use in the California replacement...

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    Ferrari Recalling 2012 California And 458 Italia Models

    If you've recently purchased a 2012 Ferrari California or a 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia in the United States, heads up: Ferrari is issuing a voluntary recall for 35 California and 45 458 Italia models. At issue is a potential crankshaft manufacturing defect, which could cause vibration ultimately...

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    2013 Ferrari California Hits The Hills Of Maranello: Video

    With all the excitement surrounding the reveal of the new F12 Berlinetta supercar at last month’s Geneva Motor Show, it’s easy to forget that there was actually a second new Ferrari launched at the Swiss event. We’re talking about the latest version of the Ferrari California...

  • Ferrari California Handling Speciale package
    2013 Ferrari California, Handling Speciale Package Coming To Geneva

    The Ferrari California is the entry point to the Prancing Horse's stable, but that doesn't make it a slouch. For added performance and handling, Ferrari is planning a new Handling Speciale package to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, to coincide with the introduction of the new 2013 model...

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    Ferrari California Upgrade May Include ‘Handling Speciale’ Package

    We recently reported that Ferrari’s entry-level model, the California convertible, would be receiving some mid-cycle updates early next year including more power under the hood, a lighter body, and a new handling package. We now have more details on some of the upgrades, specifically the...

  • DMC Ferrari California 3S Silver Carbon
    DMC Goes Carbon Crazy On The Ferrari California

    Fairly or not, the Ferrari California has gained a reputation in many circles as the "chick's" Ferrari. So when tuning the sporty coupe, shops have two potential directions: give in to the feminine image and make a car even more female-friendly or fight the image and aim to create a Ferrari that...

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