An appealing red-finished Ferrari California has been involved in a crash recently in Brazil.
We have always said that owning a powerful rear-wheel drive vehicle combined with a small dose of “watch this!” will lead to some spectacular crashes and the newest example of such an incident is coming all the way from Brazil. According to the guys from Wrecked Exotics, the model in question has been crashed in Sao Paulo recently after the driver lost control of the wheel. Speeding was involved and so was a garden but happily no one was injured in the crash, which is more than we can say about this Ferrari California, which will need a complete makeover in order to return to its former glory.
The Ferrari California has been in production between 2008 and 2013, when it was replaced by a facelifted version called the California T. The model has made its public debut back in 2008, during the Paris Motor Show, and it came with a front mid-engine and rear-wheel drive layout, standing in at 4,563 mm long, 1,902 mm wide and 1,308 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,670 mm and a curb weight of 1,630 kg. Power was being provided by a 4.3 liter V8 engine, connected to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission or to a 6-speed manual, producing a total output of 453 HP (338 kW) and 485 Nm (358 lb-ft) of torque. From 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), this needed just under 4 seconds and top speed stood at 310 km/h (193 mph).