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2020 Ferrari Roma Configurator Now Online, Carbon-Fiber Components Are Optional

Internally referred to as Tipo F169, the Roma is Ferrari's newest - and arguably most gorgeous - model. The purity of the design, curvaceous proportions, and modern touches make it an irresistible proposition in the two-seat grand touring segment.
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Finally available to configure, the Roma’s build-your-own website starts off with the paintwork. The spec in the main photo is finished in Rosso Dino and carbon-fiber components, a rather unusual combination for a grand tourer this elegant.

Verde British, Azzuro California, Nero Daytona, and the ever-popular Rosso Corsa are also available. No fewer than six wheels options, five colors for the brake calipers, and three finishes for the exhaust pipes are listed, along with endless choices for the interior’s upholstery, seats, and inner details. Even the floor mats can be specified with the Roma script embroidered on the right for the driver and on the passenger’s left.

“You’re telling me there’s no lightweight package or any high-performance upgrades whatsoever?” Unfortunately no, Ferrari has yet to come up with such options for the Roma. Over at McLaren, the all-new GT doesn’t feature these things either. The 570GT, however, can be spruced up with the MSO Defined Titanium SuperSports Exhaust as well as two carbon-fiber packages for the exterior and the Sport Pack.

Estimated to retail at around 200,000 euros in Italy, the Roma tips the scales at 1,472 kilograms. That’s 58 kilograms more than the McLaren GT, which goes to show that Ferrari has the upper hand in this department. Zero to 100 kph – or 62 mph in the United States – takes 3.4 seconds, and top speed is rated at 320 kph (199 mph).

The high-revving V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft needs 7,500 revolutions per minute to develop 620 PS while maximum torque is delivered from 3,000 to 5,750 revs. Ferrari recommends only 98 Research Octane Number premium gasoline for the twin-turbo V8, and the U.S. equivalent to that figure is 93 Pump Octane Number.

In terms of range positioning, the Roma is somewhere between the entry-level Portofino and the mid-engine F8 Tributo. Other front-engined Ferrari models that are now available to order include the GTC4Lusso with the V8 or V12, the 812 Superfast and GTS, as well as the special-edition Monza SP1 and Monza SP2.


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