For 2015, Ferrari’s best-selling vehicle becomes the first turbocharged road car from Maranello in 25 years. Perhaps seen as a concession to tightening emissions and fuel economy standards, any notion of the California’s reduced displacement and newfound forced induction as a drawback goes right out the window when you see and hear what it’s now capable of.

According to Vittorio Dini, Ferrari's head of powertrain development, supercharging was also considered, but turbocharging ultimately got the nod. The drivetrain now consists of a front-mid-mounted 3.9-liter turbocharged V8 outputting 553 horsepower and 557 pound-feet of torque - increases of 70hp and 50 percent more torque than the naturally aspirated California that the T replaces. That new boosted motor is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, and the result of this new powertrain combination is that the 3800-pound California T now gets to 60 mph from a standstill is just 3.5 seconds.

Subtle styling tweaks give the California T a fresh look and the grand tourer still offers a retractable hard top that opens or closes in 14 seconds and retains its 47 percent front / 53 percent rear-biased weight balance.

On sale now, despite the big jump in performance, the California T actually cuts $4000 from the asking price of the outgoing California and now lands at $198,000.

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Comments

    • Kalle Sundqvist
      Kalle Sundqvist

      when driving a ferrari drive Forcing The Road Ferrari cars like that

      about 2 months ago
    • K03sport
      K03sport

      was there really that much road and wind noise or were the mics just extra sensitive? did you like the turn buttons on the wheel or would you prefer a (traditional) level? Bummer it was a fast car slow scenario.

      about 5 months ago
    • Kledio Gjika
      Kledio Gjika

      Bella Ferrari

      about 6 months ago
    • Julio Francisco
      Julio Francisco

      Covarde

      about 11 months ago
    • De TodoGame
      De TodoGame

      Que bellos esos putos carros, joder!

      about 1 year ago
    • فؤاد اتيدر
      فؤاد اتيدر

      اللهم رزقني سيارة فيراري

      about 1 year ago
    • AZZOS
      AZZOS

      Where does he put his camera? In his mouth😂😂😂😂

      about 1 year ago
    • a.ko.m.a
      a.ko.m.a

      You drive slow

      about 1 year ago
    • Æ ū
      Æ ū

      우오오‥‥차를실제로타는 느낌‥

      about 1 year ago
    • Tyler Mcnee
      Tyler Mcnee

      Are you using a GoPro with the head strap?

      about 1 year ago
    • AJ
      AJ

      pointless vid

      about 1 year ago
    • El Emperador Freezer
      El Emperador Freezer

      this his job?

      about 1 year ago
    • Palacsinta Csatornája
      Palacsinta Csatornája

      this car cost of my life 9999999

      about 1 year ago
    • TheRealTanSeeker
      TheRealTanSeeker

      That awkward silence in the car when you and the partner been fighting all day

      about 2 years ago
    • Out Peach
      Out Peach

      Beatiful car, you drive very smoothly and secure. Thank you for this content :)

      about 2 years ago
    • MadeInSpainOuhYeah
      MadeInSpainOuhYeah

      bad sound

      about 2 years ago
    • Minez 777
      Minez 777

      only 1% can say this fast without their tonque going crazy




      EYE,YAM,STEW,PEED

      about 2 years ago
    • KO Jo
      KO Jo

      To slow for my taste

      about 2 years ago
    • William Alvarenga
      William Alvarenga

      eh, even if I was a billionaire, I wouldn't buy sports cars.

      about 2 years ago
    • tom om
      tom om

      i have seen most of your video and i don't understand why u drive so slowly !!! it s a terrible waste

      about 2 years ago
    • Rafael Santana
      Rafael Santana

      seloco Brother kkk que Maquina

      about 2 years ago
    • Sourav Das
      Sourav Das

      perfect positioning of the camera

      about 2 years ago
    • _Predador_X
      _Predador_X

      anem viu, quando a ferrari começa a ganhar velocidade e o carro pisa no freio.

      about 2 years ago
    • Isabella Collins
      Isabella Collins

      Shallow essay join test quite.

      about 2 years ago
    • dejan vidovič
      dejan vidovič

      im imresser

      about 2 years ago
    • Garrett
      Garrett

      Port Huron represent

      about 2 years ago
    • Angel Jimenez
      Angel Jimenez

      I'm in California in the California

      about 2 years ago
    • Moshe bik
      Moshe bik

      U drive like grandmother

      about 2 years ago
    • yves Prudent
      yves Prudent

      Bravo the california..

      about 2 years ago
    • Laercio Almeida
      Laercio Almeida

      crazy sound

      about 2 years ago