Ferrari has launched a new GT - the Portofino at a sticker price of Rs 3.5 crore in India and will replace the California T. The car made its first debut at the company’s 70th-anniversary celebrations in Italy in 2017 and gets its name from an Italian fishing village.
Ferrari’s have always been clean with their designs that clearly seen with nicely curved nose and boomerang-shaped headlamps, which is signature styling of Ferrari these days and never looks dated. The rear gets more catch of aggressiveness in it, with the twin tail lamps. The convertible is built on a new chassis, which is claimed to be 35 per cent stiffer than its outgoing one and also gets 80kgs of the overall weight reduction. Another interesting thing that Ferrari has made in this new that it now gets an electro-mechanical steering from a hydraulic unit.
Step inside it, you will the life of luxury with all the goodies you thought of, like a large 10.2 inch touchscreen mounted in the centre along with a screen for the front passenger, 18 way electrically adjusting seats. The Portofino has a 2+2 seating configuration and also sports a new wind deflector design to cut down airflow entering the cabin by up to 30 per cent.
The Interesting part comes under the bonnet, this Italian magnificence – Ferrari Portofino is power packed with a 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine the same powerhouse that also served the California T. The engine has been tuned to make 600bhp of whopping power with 760Nm of torque and come paired with 7-speed dual clutch automatic. A bolt from 0 to 100kmph can be done in a mere 3.5 seconds, before hitting an electronically controlled top speed of 320kmph.