California T-header.jpg
California T logo.png

Sporty, elegant and versatile.

The Ferrari California T's retractable hard top, new turbocharged V8 engine and 2 + configurations makes it amazingly versatile. The turbo engines have a special place in the Prancing Horse’s engineering history in iconic models like the GTO of 1984 and the F40 of 1987. The Re-innovated California T HS (Handling Speciale) provides an even “sportier” engine sound thanks to the new exhaust system and stiffer setting for both front and rear springs. This allows for a more aggressive drive and more feedback to the road beneath. Making the whole experience of driving the Ferrari California T HS all the better is the ability to put down the top and enjoy the fresh air. The new California T HS is a car worthy of any automobile aficionado or a discerning client seeking a majestically, comfortable daily drive. With the HS Package the Ferrari California T gets a stiffer, sportier and louder soul.

California T detail.jpg
V8 Turbo
560 CV
Max Torque
755 nm
Max Speed
196 MPH
Technical specifications
  • Powertrain

    Type90° V8 with fuel direct injection
    Overall displacement235.25 cu in
    Max Power560 cv @ 7500 rpm
    Max Torque755 Nm @ 4750 rpm
    Compression Ratio9.4:1
  • Gearbox

    TypeF1, dual clutch 7 gears + Reverse
  • Performance

    0-100 KM/H3.6 s
    0-200 KM/H11.2 s
    Max Speed196 mph
  • Dimension and Weight

    Length179.9 in
    Width75.2 in
    Height52.0 in
    Wheelbase105.1 in
    Weight distribution47% front - 53% rear
    DRY WEIGHT3582 lb
  • Tires

    Front245/40 ZR 19"
    Rear285/40 ZR 19"

A Closer Look Into The California T

California T interior.jpg
  • Interior

    The California T’s cabin is a seamless blending of innovative volumes, streamlines, functional forms and an instinctive Ferrari feel courtesy of certain classic Prancing Horse styling cues, such as the clear division between the dash and tunnel, round air vents, multi-functional steering wheel and signature F1 bridge on the tunnel. The Turbo Performance Engineer (TPE) takes pride of place between the two air vents at the center of dash. This is a sophisticated instrument with a digital display and touch-sensitive surround for scrolling that provides pointers on making the most effective use of the new engine’s performance in terms of responsiveness and efficiency. The California T HS comes with the same 2+2 seating arrangement as the regular model leaving you with spacious room for comfort and ease.
  • Exterior

    The shape of the new California T’s flanks is inspired by the 250 Testa Rossa’s famous pontoon-fender styling with the front wing line stretching back towards the compact, muscular rear and bringing an aerodynamic sleekness and movement to the sides. The California T HS has the same body as the T with a charismatic grill and seductive carbon ceramic breaks. In the HS the front grille and rear diffuser are covered in matte chrome. Showing a little more of a sporty style, the exhaust tips are darker.
  • Powertrain

    Despite the California T delivering an extra 70 CV and massive 49% more torque, fuel consumption has fallen by 15%. Turbo lag has also been virtually eliminated by cutting overall masses and inertia, and the use of the F1-derived flat-plane crankshaft and innovative twin-scroll turbines. Clever design and manufacturing techniques have also produced a classically powerful, exhilarating Ferrari soundtrack as well. The California T HS has the same 3.9 -liter, twin-turbo V-8 under the hood. The engine churns out at 552 Horsepower and 557 lb- ft of torque. This is a powerhouse of a 7 speed, dual-clutch transmission that has been well refined with a 30 percent quicker upshift and a 40 percent quicker downshift. Feeling like lightning, the California T HS hits 60 mph in 3.6 seconds with a top speed of 196 mph.
California T quote.jpg

"The California T is a Ferrari, which means that it’s a special car."

August 24, 2017
California T highlight.jpg


Both cover and top move simultaneously during the opening (or closing) cycle allowing the California T to switch personalities in an exceptionally short time.