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Ferrari California:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Ferrari California side view
Ferrari California angular front perspective
Ferrari California angular rear perspective

Overview of the Ferrari California

Learn about the Ferrari California

Ferrari California Summary

Originally made available in 2008, the Ferrari California represented a number of firsts for the iconic Italian manufacturers. Not only was it the first model to be equipped with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and aluminum folding roof, but the Ferrari California was also the first Ferrari vehicle to be designed by the in-house creative team. Thought to be an entry-level model for those unfamiliar with the brand, the convertible featured Ferrari's trademarked luxury and blistering power. Its final year of production was 2017, as the vehicle was effectively replaced by the Ferrari Portofino in 2018.

Pros and cons of the Ferrari California

  • First Ferrari to feature a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Powerful V-8 engine
  • Undeniably luxurious interior
  • Long list of available upgrades
  • Can be expensive to maintain
  • Heavier build than traditional Ferrari vehicles
  • Smaller back seat compared to 2+2 competitors
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Ferrari California

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats2 - 4
  • Doors2
  • Fuel type-
  • Transmission-
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width-
  • Length-
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Frequently asked questions about the Ferrari California