Ferrari Roma drops its high
Ferrari has pulled the wraps off the brand new Roma Spider, the corporate’s first soft-top convertible for the reason that F430 Spider, which was discontinued in 2010.
The drop-top model of Ferrari’s Roma grand tourer was unveiled at an occasion in Marrakesh, Morocco, and is anticipated to go on sale later this 12 months, though the automobile’s arrival date in Singapore is but to be confirmed.
The Roma Spider successfully replaces the Portofino M in Ferrari’s lineup, and the rear finish design has been reworked from the coupe to allude to its predecessor.
The Spider makes use of the identical carbon fibre tub because the coupe, however Ferrari provides that it has given it additional strengthening and rigidity because of the removing of the roof.
Because of this, the Roma Spider is a few 84kg heavier than the coupe, because of the addition of the roof mechanism, wind deflector and built-in rear headrests.
The tender high itself is created from a five-layer insulated cloth, which Ferrari claims presents the identical noise insulation ranges because the Roma coupe when up.
The usage of the material high additionally helps shave weight over the Portofino M’s hard-top folding roof, and the highest can go up or down in 13.5 seconds, at speeds of as much as 60km/h.
There may be additionally a wind deflector built-in with the rear seats to assist cut back wind buffeting, and this may be deployed at speeds of as much as 170km/h.
Apart from the dropped roof, the whole lot else in regards to the Roma Spider is equivalent to the coupe.
This implies the three.9-litre twin-turbo V8 with 620hp and 760Nm of torque stays, with energy despatched to the wheels by way of an eight-speed computerized transmission.
Because of some aerodynamic tweaks, just like the energetic spoiler and restyled roofline, the Roma Spider shares the identical efficiency figures because the Roma coupe, with a 0-100km/h dash time of three.4 seconds, and a high pace of 320km/h.
Ferrari has not introduced the pricing for the Roma Spider, however it’s anticipated to carry a premium over the coupe.
As an indiction, the Roma coupe is now retailing for simply barely over $1 million in Singapore earlier than COE, so the Roma Spider ought to value a good bit extra above that when it arrives.
This article was first revealed in CarBuyer.