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Grigio Ferro| Convertible | 7 Speed Getrag dual-clutch | 4.3 litre V8 | 18,020 kms | SOLD
Reviving the California name from the famous 250GT Spyder, the modern-day car had big shoes to fill and whilst maybe not fair to compare their price tags the stunning roadster exceeded expectations and was perhaps one of Ferrari's most innovative models to date.
Launched in 2008 the California was the first to sport a front-engine V8, the first to use direct injection, the first seven-speed transmission, the first proper launch-control system, the first stacked exhaust and the very first full retractable hardtop. Some serious milestones for the marque all in the one release.
Powered by a 454hp front-engine naturally-aspirated 4.3 litre V8 driven through its smooth shifting 7 Speed Getrag dual-clutch gearbox delivering 0 – 100km/h in just 3.5 seconds.
We are pleased to offer this 2012 Ferrari California ordered in special order Grigio Ferro over Nero Leather interior which has travelled just 18,000 kilometres since new presenting today in excellent condition throughout.
An extensive list of options this California is well equipped and features:
• Special Order Grigio Ferro Paintwork
• Magneride Dual mode Shock Absorber System
• 20-inch Diamond-Finish Forged Alloy's
• Carbon Rear Moulding
• PZERO 245/35ZR20 Front & PZERO 285/35ZR20 Rear
• Brake Calipers in Giallo
• Carbon Ceramic Brakes
• Scuderia Shields
• Electric Seats
• Daytona Seat Inserts Front
• Daytona Seat Inserts Rear
• Internal/External Electrochromic Mirrors
• Giallo Tachometer
• Nero Leather Interior with Grigio Chiaro Stitching
• Tyre Pressure Measurements
• Cruise Control
• Rear Parking Camera
• iPod Connectivity
• Front & Rear Sensors
The everyday GT is a thrill to drive, chassis rigidity was not compromised and the performance is plentiful. Upon acceleration in the prancing horse you receive a bellow from V8 as the butterfly valves open to full with a noise only a Ferrari can make.
Steering is direct, Magneride suspension is firm yet can switched to comfort and the driving position is all you'd expect and more. The Getrag dual-clutch gearbox is nothing short of perfection, miles more advanced than the original single-clutch F1 found in previous models with precise changes and the typical neck-snap has been eliminated.
Accompanying the car is its two keys, original manual wrapped in its Ferrari leather wallet with its original service booklet documenting a full Ferrari service history.
With an extremely well equipped and engaging interior for the everyday driver coupled with its drop-dead gorgeous design, this Ferrari caters to both enliven the daily commute or to reverberate the countryside with its bellowing V8 over a sunny weekend, don’t miss this opportunity to own this exceptionally well valued and very liveable prancing horse.