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Ferrari California '08
Ferrari California '08
Appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Premium
Interior in GT6 Detailed
Manufacturer Ferrari
Displacement 4297 cc
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration NA
Engine Ferrari F136 I
Max Power 453 HP
Performance Points 522 PP
0-60 Mph 4.0 seconds
Standing Quarter Mile 12.3 seconds
Top Speed 193 miles per hour (311 km/h)
Weight 1,630 kilograms (3,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 3.59 kg (7.9 lb) per horsepower

The Ferrari California '08 is a grand touring sports car produced by Ferrari. It appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6

ColorsEdit

Twenty-seven colors are available for this car:

  • Bianco Avus
  • Avorio
  • Giallo Modena
  • F2008 Rosso
  • Rosso Corsa
  • Rosso Mugello
  • Vinaccia
  • Azzurro California
  • Grigio Silverstone
  • Nuovo Blu Pozzi
  • Nero
  • Nero Daytona WB
  • Verde Abetone
  • Blu Scozia
  • Blu Abu Dhabi
  • Blu Tour de France
  • Blu Mirabeau
  • Avio Met.
  • Celeste Met.
  • Azzurro Met.
  • Grigio Alloy
  • Grigio Scuro
  • Grigio Medio
  • Grigio Ferro Met.
  • Grigio Titanio
  • Argento Nürburgring
  • Nuovo Grigio Ingrid


DescriptionEdit

"A Ferrari daily driver: their first V8 front-engine, rear-wheel drive."


Famed Italian exotic car manufacturer Ferrari announced its new stunning roadster, the Ferrari California, after the legendary model of the 1950s-1960s, at the Paris Motor Show in October 2008.

As a precursor to this launch, an original movie created by Gran Turismo was released on a special Ferrari website, allowing the world to experience the dynamic driving style of the car just before its debut.

The Ferrari California was the company's first commercially available V8-powered FR (Front-engine, Rear-drive) sports car to feature a fully retractable convertible hardtop. Its styling was penned by Italian design house Pininfarina, and recalled the artful lines of the soft-top 250 GT and California Spider of yesteryear.

Under the hood was an all new longitudinally-mounted 4.3-liter V8 that churned out an impressive 454 HP. Its acceleration was equal to that of the fabulous Ferrari F430. Chassis composition was an all aluminum space frame, but the California utilizes the company's first multilink suspension. High-tech carbon ceramic brakes came as standard equipment.

The interior and luggage area (with folding rear seats) were bathed in luxurious materials, and drivers and passengers found that the car was extremely comfortable and refined, ideal for a long cross-country drive. As a high quality sports car that was practical for daily use, the Ferrari California not only conquered new territories for Ferrari but attracted a new kind of buyer as well.

AcquisitionEdit

GT5PEdit

This car can be purchased at the Ferrari dealership for 300,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

The California is featured in Gran Turismo 5 as a premium Car. It can be purchased from the Ferrari dealership for 236,000 Credits as a Level 11 car. Alternatively, it can be acquired by winning La Festa Cavallino in A-Spec.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 236,000 Credits. It is a detailed car.

NotesEdit

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