The Ferrari Portofino has been, for a few years, the Italian marque’s 2+2 grand touring cabriolet. It was, and nonetheless is, a powerhouse of consolation and expertise, simply in a position to cross continents as a lot as drive a number of blocks to the grocery retailer.
Now, nevertheless, it’s getting its first refresh, thanks largely to the success of the Ferrari Roma, which itself was a hardtop coupe evolution of the Portofino. Named the Portofino Modificata, it’s shortened to Portofino M for branding functions.
The new automobile will acquire the powertrain from the Roma, a 612 BHP 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V8. It additionally positive factors a lot of the aerodynamic styling of the Roma.
Principle amongst these is the entrance bumper and air consumption, which is each bigger and extra aggressive. The air vents behind the entrance wheels have been modified to permit for extra airflow, to cut back general drag.
Out again, the tail of the Portofino M is noticeably shorter than the present automobile, because it has had the silencer meeting eliminated. This, in Ferrari’s personal phrases, brings ahead a “much more coherent overall aesthetic.”
From the facet, the one actual distinction is that the wheels are extra aggressively “torqued” in appears, giving the wheels a way more pressing “let’s go for a drive!” feeling.
Inside, other than some new coloration combos, the Portofino’s inside stays. The solely actually noticeable distinction is the addition of a fifth level on the Manettino change, permitting full Race mode, the first-ever on any of Ferrari’s GT spiders.
The transmission can be up to date to make use of the identical SF90 Stradale derived 8-speed DCT from the Roma.
The Portofino M is anticipated to begin manufacturing both late in 2020 or early 2021.