It has been roughly 9 months because the covers had been taken off the Ferrari Roma and the primary evaluations have simply began to come back out.
The Roma is an intriguing grand tourer that would virtually be thought of a smaller model of the 812 Superfast in addition to a coupe various to the Portofino. Ferrari has an extended and proud historical past of manufacturing among the trade’s best GT vehicles. Is it the identical story with the Roma?
Powering the automotive is a twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V8. While this engine is present in different Ferrari fashions, it does have new cam profiles for the Roma and a particulate filter to adjust to Euro 6D requirements. All up, it’s good for 612 hp and 560 lb-ft (760 Nm) of torque. Mated to this engine is a brand new eight-speed dual-clutch transmission derived from the one of many SF90 Stradale, sending energy solely to the rear wheels.
Ferrari says the Roma will hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.four seconds and 124 mph (200 km/h) in 9.Three seconds, and it’ll max out at 199 mph (320 km/h).
One of the primary issues the reviewer from Auto Express notes is that the Roma could be very agile and feels significantly better to drive than a Portofino. The inside additionally seems to be a beautiful place to take a seat. Not solely is the cabin in contrast to some other Ferrari, however additionally it is loaded with know-how. For instance, there’s a large 16-inch digital instrument cluster in addition to a portrait-oriented infotainment system sitting within the dashboard and a slim show that sits in entrance of the passenger.
So, is the brand new Roma a grand tourer worthy of the Prancing Horse emblem? Let’s see what the reviewers must say about it.