The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort.
Ferrari has chosen a particularly evocative moniker for this exceptionally versatile drop-top car, referencing one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Portofino is renowned for its charming tourist port and, over the years, has become internationally synonymous with elegance, sportiness and understated luxury. The launch colour of the new Ferrari has also been dedicated to this marvellous town: Rosso Portofino.
Capable of unleashing a massive 600 CV and sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the most powerful convertible to combine the advantages of a retractable hard top, a roomy boot and generous cockpit space plus two rear seats suitable for short trips.
The Ferrari Portofino’s all-new chassis features a significant weight saving over the California T it replaces. Thanks to the extensive use of modern production technologies, all the chassis and body-in-white components have been redesigned with a consequent reduction in weight despite an increase in torsional rigidity.
There was also a particular focus on board comfort which is guaranteed by a slew of new features, not least an infotainment system with 10.2” touchscreen display, a new air-conditioning system that improves occupant comfort both with the top up or down, a new steering wheel, 18-way electrically adjustable seats with a new backrest design that boosts legroom for rear seat passengers, and the passenger display. All occupants will particularly appreciate the new wind deflector which, when the top is dropped, cuts air flow inside the cabin by 30% and also reduces aerodynamic noise.
2018 Ferrari Portofino
|Body style||RHT Sportscar|
|Length Width Height (mm)||4586 x 1938 x 1318|
|Engine||3.9-litre V8 Turbo|
|Power HP@RPM||600CV @ 7500|
|Torque Nm@RPM||760 @ 3000-5250|
|Gearbox||F1 dual-clutch transmission, 7-speed|
|Fr Suspension||Double wishbone with magnetic dampers|
|Rr Suspension||Double wishbone with magnetic dampers|
|Brakes||Carbon Ceramic Front: 390x34 Rear: 360x32mm|
|Wheels||Fr: 8J x 20”; Rr: 10J x 20”|
|Tyres||Fr: 245/35 ZR20; Rr: 285/35 ZR20|