26th May 2011 - Finally the wait is over! Ferrari California was launched today at a grand event organized at Janpath, New Delhi. Also the speculation regarding Ferrari California price has finally ended with “red car” available at Rs. 2.2 crore (ex-showroom New Delhi). As per official reports, Ferrari California can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph within 4.0 seconds. Ferrari California in India is fitted with 4.3L V8engine and capable of producing 454hp at 7500rpm.
Keeping comfort, safety and performance as per standards, Ferrari India intends to open one more Ferrari car Showroom in Mumbai soon. Ferrari California in India features front parking sensors, rear parking camera, 4-wheel ABS, dual front side-mounted airbags, child seat anchors and remote anti-theft alarm system.
The Italian sports car manufacturer Scuderia Ferrari which is well known for “Prancing Horse” logo started the journey in 1929 with main idea of manufacturing racing cars but in 1947 company moved into development of passenger cars as Ferrari S.p.A.
The Ferrari is launching its GT range model, Ferrari California in India which is expected to be the first official introduction of Ferrari cars on Indian roads. The Ferrari's baby grand tourer was first released in global market in year 2009 with a front-engine and two-plus-two convertible GT. It made the first public appearance in October 2009, at the Paris auto show.
The Ferrari California in India is expected to include a 4.3-liter V-8 engine, which is first ever front-engine Ferrari road car to come fitted with a V-8 engine instead of a V-12 engine. Blessed by direct fuel injection system, it produces 454 hp with an astonishing and massive 7500 rpm added with Ferrari's dual-clutch automatic, a seven-speed gear system. As far as official reports are concerned, Ferrari California is capable of flying from 0 to 100 kmph in less than 4.0 seconds. Furthermore, the safety system of Ferrari California includes carbon-ceramic disc brakes and a base that incorporates a new multilink rear suspension.
The Ferrari California exterior measures 179.6 inches in length, 74.9 inches in width and 51.5 inches in height with a wheel base of 105.1 inches. The front track of this popular car measures 64.2 inches whereas the rear track is just 1 inch less i.e. 63.2 inches.
The Ferrari California comes fitted with perfect blend of specifications which is part of brand Ferrari specs. In detail, the Ferrari California specifications includes Auto delay off headlamps, Dusk sensing headlamps, Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp, 2 front headrests, Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, Stability control, Traction control, Electronic brake force distribution, Emergency interior trunk release, Self-leveling headlights and Tire pressure monitoring.
However, the standard safety features added in this “red car” are Front Parking Sensors, Rear Parking Camera, 4-wheel ABS, Dual front side-mounted airbags, Child seat anchors and Remote anti-theft alarm system. Some other instruments added in this might car are Clock, Tachometer, Trip computer, External temperature display, Low fuel level warning and Compass.
The Ferrari California comes in open roof-top form and comes added with Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger, Alloy and leather trim on center console, Leather trim on dash, Leather trim on doors, Front reading lights, Leather steering wheel and Front floor mats for making the drive comfortable both for driver and occupant.
Ferrari California price in India is expected to touch the mark of Rs. 2.24 crore which is quite expensive, but since Ferrari California comes fitted with exceptional merchandize, the price is quite reasonable.
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