2012 Ferrari California has a beautiful stylish design. But not only that because the hardtop operation is also fast. You can also have a wider trunk because the hardtop only takes up a small amount of trunk space. Although it has good performance, the drawback is the fuel economy. Alright, this time we will give full specifications and reviews just for you.
Body Design, Dimensions, and Weights
The body type is 2 seater convertible/cabriolet, sports roadster class, Supercar segment, and metal roof convertible with 2 doors. The wheelbase of 2670 mm, 1630 mm front track/tread, and 1605 mm rear track/tread. Meanwhile, the length is 4562 mm, width 1908 mm, and height is 1321 mm. The ratio of length to wheelbase is 1.71, the curb weight is 3825 lb, and the fuel tank capacity is 78 liters or 20.6 US Gal.
Now let’s head to the aerodynamic part where the drag coefficient is 0.32.
2012 Ferrari California Engine Specs and Performance
The engine type is a 4-stroke spark-ignition made by Ferrari. Engine code N / A with a V 8 in 90 ° vee cylinder with a capacity of 4.3 liters (4297 ccs), (262,219 cu in). Bore x stroke is 94 × 77.37 mm and the bore/stroke ratio is 1.21. How about the valve gear? All right, this car has a double overhead camshaft (DOHC) with 4 valves/cylinder and 32 valves in total.
Maximum power in performance is 490 PS (483 bhp) (360 kW) at 7750 Rpm with a specific output of 1.84 bhp / cu in or 112.4 bhp/liter, and acceleration 0-60mph in 3.8 seconds, drag times 0 – 0. 25 miles in 12 s, the speed at 0.25 miles is 119 mph. Capable of producing a maximum torque of 505 Nm (372 ft-lb) (51.5 kgm) at 5000 Rpm. The specific torque is 117.52 Nm/liter (1.42 ft-lb / cu3), dry sumped.
The fuel system is a direct petrol injection with brake mean effective pressure (BMEP) of 1476.8 kPa (214.2 psi) with 5 crankshaft bearings. Engine coolant is water with a unitary capacity of 537.13 cc and normal aspiration. Does this car have a Catalytic converter? Yes. The maximum speed that can be achieved is 311 km / h (193 mph) with a Power-to-weight ratio of 0.12 bhp/lb and a Weight-to-power ratio of 8.05 lb/bhp.
Fuel Consumption and CO2 emission
What about fuel consumption? Its consumption is 10.3-12.4 / 18.9-22.7 / 10.9-13.1 / 14.8 l / 100 km (extra-urban / city / highway / average combined) or 19-22.8 / 10.4-12.4 / 18-21.6 / 15.9 and universal fuel consumption ( calculated based on this). Is this car environmentally friendly? CO2 emissions are 299.0 g / Km (Ferrari).
Chassis and Brakes
The position of the car’s engine is on the front with a longitudinal layout and the drive wheels are rear-wheel drive with 7-spd gearbox auto-shift man w / OD. The front suspension uses Double Wishbones and the rear suspension is Multi-link. It would not be complete if we did not review the section of the rim where the profile of the Front Tires is 245/40 R19 and the Rear Tires are 285/40 R19. The Brakes F / R mechanism uses “Vented Discs ABS / Vented Disc”, Front brake diameter and Rear brake diameter are 390 mm and 360 mm. This car has an RAC rating of 43.8.
What is the price of the 2012 Ferrari California in the US? The price of the MSRP convertible model is above $ 200,000.