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The Ferrari California T Scale Model Is a Good Christmas Gift

It might be just an update of the earlier model, but the California T is also one of Ferrari’s latest models, so it’s only normal you get as close as possible to its performance and beauty. And considering you most likely haven’t been saving up for the last 20 years to actually afford a real one, the next natural step you could probably take as a fan is getting the scale model.
Ferrari California T Scale Model 5 photos
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It was first unveiled online this February so it didn't even celebrate its first year anniversary. The T in the moniker stands for Turbo (of course), which means the car comes with a technology similar to what Ferrari used on the F40. It’s powered by a new 3.9-liter bi-turbo V8 engine that produces 560 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 557 lbs of torque.

Speed remains its target, as Ferrari’s newest creation is able to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (0 to 100 km/h) in 3.6 seconds, with a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h). The car also features a new front fascia that was influenced by the F12 and a revised rear and interior. Another quite important improvement of the car is the reduction of emission pollution by 15% compared to its naturally aspirated predecessor.

Apart from its exterior, the rest of this new features are not really present in the scale model in question. However, as we can observe in the pictures, the Ferrari California T 1:43 scale model does share similar characteristics of elegance, sport and versatility. According to its creator, the prestigious details include the base made from the same leather as the Ferrari California T interiors, the plexiglas case and the customized plate.

Priced at $387 (EUR310), not only does it look beautiful, but it could make for a great (and a bit expensive, for that matter) Christmas gift so maybe you should check it out.


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