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New Ferrari California

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At the Geneva Motor Show, which opens in a couple of weeks, the company will show the updated version of the Ferrari of the model California. And it is the rare case where the manufacturer is focusing not on the new form of headlights and other lines of the bumper, but on improving the technical part…….

New Ferrari California

New Ferrari California

Outwardly distinguish the machine from the current post-reform can only painted in silver-colored grille (before it was dark in color) and other shades of the body, accessible through a new three-layer technology, and an optional two-tone color scheme of coloring, which has not previously offered.

Here is a little more seriously altered body – California has become both stronger and lighter. By replacing exhaust manifolds for more efficient and reprogram the engine control unit Ferrari minders increased returns 4.3 liters V8 in volume from 460 to 490 horsepower. Increased and torque from 485 to 505 N ∙ m As a result, the acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h was reduced by 0.1 – 3.8 sec.

The latter has the merit of not only the engine, but also reduce the total mass. Due to the increased use of aluminum in the chassis design, managed to save 30 kg. Also for the first time, California offers an updated package Handling Speciale, aimed at improving governance. It consists of a computer-controlled shock absorbers filled with magnetorheological fluid, stiffer springs and the steering rack with a 10% decrease in gear ratio.

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