The Ferrari California is being replaced by the new 2018 Ferrari Portofino.
With the aim of making providing a sweeter ride with all the comfort that you need, Ferrari decided to launch the new 2018 Ferrari Portofino. While this model should be seen as the entry-level model in Ferrari have no doubts that it’s incredibly beautiful and one of the best ones the automaker already did.
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2018 Ferrari Portofino Release Date
The 2018 Ferrari Portofino will be debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. However, the first owners will take delivery in July.
2018 Ferrari Portofino Price
While Ferrari hasn’t mentioned any price for the new 2018 Ferrari Portofino, we believe that the base price should be higher than $205,000.
2018 Ferrari Portofino Redesign and Changes
While with the Ferrari California you had a well-proportioned coupe and a very sporty car, with the new 2018 Ferrari Portofino that replaces it you will get a sleek and racy cabriolet.
The exterior design of the 2018 Ferrari Portofino is a lot more refined thanks to the talent of Flavio Manzoni, the designer.
One of the things that you will immediately notice on the 2018 Ferrari Portofino as soon as you look at it is the full-LED horizontal L-shaped headlights. Ferrari added an intake on the outside to ensure that the aerodynamics is optimized.
In the back of the 2018 Ferrari Portofino, you will see some light assemblies that lighten the design of the rear.
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2018 Ferrari Portofino Specs
The truth is that the engine that Ferrari was using in the California will be the same they will use in the 2018 Ferrari Portofino. The front-mounted twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V-8 engine is capable of producing 591 of horsepower and 561 pounds per feet of torque. However, and as you can see, there are both gains in terms of the horsepower and the torque. And this is because, although the engine is the same, Ferrari created a new intake system, improved the exhaust system. redesigned pistons, revamped the connecting rods, and even developed a new engine-management software.
The reason why Ferrari decided to implement all these changes is only related to the fact that they want to make the new 2018 Ferrari Portofino in one of the most exciting cars to drive and making it comfortable and usable at the same time.
2018 Ferrari Portofino Interior
Inside the cabin, the 2018 Ferrari Portofino is filled with luxury details as you can imagine.
As soon as you get into the 2018 Ferrari Portofino, you will see 4 screens. There are 2 TFT screens that are located in the instrument cluster, you have the third screen that is the 10.3 inches infotainment system that includes 3D map graphics, and the last screen is an 8.8 inches touchscreen just for the passenger.
A nice detail that you will also notice is the steering wheel. It almost seems a rectangle and it features many different functions to give the driver all he needs to have a great ride.
In terms of the front seats, they are not only lighter as they are exceptionally thin and you can adjust them in 18 different positions.
The 2018 Ferrari Portofino also comes with a power-retractable hardtop that you can either take off or put on when you’re driving at lower speeds.