Ferrari California

Maximum Power
at 7,750rpm
Maximum Torque
4.3 Liter
V8 Naturally Aspirated
Maximum Speed

Years in Production: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014

The Ferrari California revives the name used on the 1950s Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California and 1960s Ferrari 365 California, offering up a sporty, elegant, and versatile grand touring sports car featuring a hard top retractable roof. With the top up, the California is a coupe; but when it’s time to open up, Ferrari’s innovative retractable hard top (or RHT) folds and stows, transforming the California into a sleek convertible. Perhaps the perfect summertime convertible, you can find the iconic Ferrari California for sale at Continental AutoSports Ferrari.

Ferrari California Specs

  • Engine: Naturally Aspirated 4.3L V8
  • Horsepower: 453 hp @ 7,750 rpm
  • Torque: 357 lb-ft
  • Top Speed: 193 mph

Ferrari California

Ferrari California Engine Details

The California offers a pleasurable driving experience for four people, whether you’re cruising the streets of Chicago or unleashing its potential a winding country road.

For the first time in history, Ferrari mounted a V8 engine in mid-front positioning in the California. This V8 features direct injection and variable timing to deliver superior performance, in addition to its impressive 453 hp @ 7,750 rpm and 357 lb-ft of torque 5,000 @ rpm. This engine is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that’s designed reduce fuel consumption while enabling drivers to reach a top speed of 193 mph. All the while, a signature Ferrari soundtrack roars.

The California is also the first Ferrari to offer the start/stop technology, with further enhanced efficiency achieved through Ferrari’s HELE (High Emotin, Low Emissions) concept.


Ferrari California Exterior Design

The California is a sophisticated prancing horse that embodies classic Ferrari proportions, quality and craftsmanship. Designed by the Ferrari Style Centre in collaboration with Pininfarina, the California exhibits classic, sculpted chassis with bodywork made entirely of aluminum. The front grille of the Ferrari California is aggressive and muscular, while the front and side air intake vents on the hood are distinctive throwbacks that were previously featured on the 1957 Ferrari California 250.


Ferrari California interior

Ferrari California Interior

The Ferrari California convertible is distinguished in design and function down to every detail. The interior cabin is functional and elegant, highlighted by an intuitive infotainment system, a unique instrument panel, comfortable seating, and a multifunction steering wheel. The optimization of roof packaging allows for ample space in the cabin and luggage compartment, giving the California a practical element not seen in most supercars.

Find a Ferrari California for Sale With Continental AutoSports Ferrari

Finding a Ferrari California for sale is as easy as contacting Continental AutoSports Ferrari! We’re based in Chicagoland, but we serve auto enthusiasts in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and throughout the United States.

Whether you’re looking to buy or lease a California or another Ferrari model, we can match you with the supercar of your dreams. We can also assist you in taking advantage of any applicable Ferrari Financial Services Programs — you can start by applying for financing online.

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