Listen to the Ferrari California. You May Need a Cigarette Afterwards.

listen to the ferrari california you may need a cigarette afterwards

This is just prurient, base, vulgar car lust in action. I have no cutting analysis to offer you, no insightful realizations, not even a regurgitated press release from a manufacturer intent on wowing you with numbers. Nope, it's just the sounds of Ferrari's new California model. OK, a couple of stats. The engine giving pistonheads eargasms is a fresh 4.3-liter V8 with direct injection, making 460 horsepower, routed to a seven-speed dual clutch transaxle. I think the Ferrari California is a good looking model but it's not breathtaking, and the folding hardtop is the kind of embarrassing mainstream compromise that should be outside of Ferrari's brand profile. Nevertheless, it's coming. (Make your own damn pun.)

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  • Phil Phil on Jun 04, 2008

    i gotta say the sound of my 98 mustang cobra was better, the current Bullit sounds better, and my 99 camaro SS sounded WAY better. but of course they don't have the fancy horse in the grill!

  • Lprocter1982 Lprocter1982 on Jun 05, 2008

    Why'd Ferrari name their car after the one state that hates it? Well, at least California's politicians and tree-huggers do, car buyers don't.

  • Driving course Driving course on Jun 05, 2008

    Such evocative sounds - beautiful, thank you. and thank you ChuckR the Bugatti T35B is well worth watching.

  • Cavendel Cavendel on Jun 05, 2008
    yournamehere : *sigh* i have about as much chance of getting one of those in my garage as i do getting Jessica Alba in my bedroom. Spend you effort on Jessica. Then make her buy you one.