New Ferrari California might have force induction

New Ferrari California might have force induction

OneShift Editorial Team
OneShift Editorial Team
04 Jan 2013

A key detail is the engine in this test car, which on-lookers reported to sound like a turbocharged unit and is likely to be a version of a new V8 family now in production at Maranello.

The raised bonnet line and extra cooling vents could also be a sign that the turbo engine has a taller package height that needs more under-bonnet space and heat management.

Chances are Ferrari is working on a downsized version of the current California’s V8 engine to share with Maserati. Even though using forced induction may sound like a compromise – after all, a turbo engine won’t have the same immediacy and feel of a naturally aspirated unit.

Ferrari has previously confirmed that it is working on downsized engines to meet tougher exhaust and emissions tests.

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