2012 Ferrari California 30 F1

This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 4.3 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 8 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 483 bhp (490 PS/360 kW) at 7750 rpm and 505 N·m (372 lb·ft/51.5 kgm) at 5000 rpm respectively. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic gearbox. The Ferrari California 30 F1 weighs a claimed 1735 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed stated is 311 km/h, which is 193 mph.

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Key facts

2012 Ferrari California 30 F1 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4562 mm
How heavy?
1735 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4297 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
490 PS / 483 bhp / 360 kW @ 7750 rpm
How much torque?
505 Nm / 372 ft.lb / 51.5 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How fast?
311 km/h, 193 mph

Ferrari California models

Ferrari California T -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 3855 cm3 560 PS 552 bhp 412 kW 250.0 CO2 1625 kg
Ferrari California -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 4297 cm3 460 PS 454 bhp 339 kW 299.0 CO2 1630 kg
Ferrari California -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 4297 cm3 460 PS 454 bhp 339 kW 299.0 CO2 1735 kg

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2012 Ferrari California 30 F1 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2670 mm 105.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1630 mm 64.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1605 mm 63.2 inches
Length 4562 mm 179.6 inches
Width 1908 mm 75.1 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1735 kg 3825 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 78 litres 17.2 UK Gal 20.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.3 litre
4297 cc
(262.219 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 77.37 mm
3.7 × 3.05 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 490 PS (483 bhp) (360 kW)
at 7750 rpm
Specific output 112.4 bhp/litre
1.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 505 Nm (372 ft·lb) (51.5 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 117.52 Nm/litre
1.42 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1476.8 kPa (214.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 537.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 311 km/h (193 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 282.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
207.59 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
278.39 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.82 kg/kW
8.05 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID270094
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 43.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Ferrari California 30 F1 added 2012-05-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.