The Ferrari Portofino is an ultra-glam coupe with a self-storing hardtop designed for long-distance driving with a high-speed option. It is built with a mid-engine layout and a 2+2 seating configuration. Its gorgeous exterior is meticulously designed by the Ferrari Styling Center headed by Flavio Manzoni. Locally, it is offered in 15 exciting colors: Rosso Mugello, Nero Black, Rosso Corsa, Nero Daytona, Giallo Modena, Blu Pozzi, Blu Scozia, Blu Swaters, Grigio Silverstone, Verde British, Bianco Avus, Grigio Scuro, Rosso Scuderia, Rosso Dino, and Avorio.
The Ferrari Portofino was officially launched at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. It is named after a picturesque village in Northern Italy. This impressive vehicle was also unveiled at the Ferrari 70th Anniversary done in Maranello, Italy, the company’s official hometown.
Its Asian debut happened by the end of the year where it was formally introduced in China, Japan and Hongkong. In October 2018, official distributor Autostrada Motore Inc. held a festive event to welcome the Ferrari Portofino to our local shore.
The fabulous Portofino grand tourer is powered by a V8 engine
Though considered as an entry-level model, the Ferrari Portofino looks anything but ordinary. The Italian premium carmaker effectively merged its athletic physique with graceful curves and dramatic lines.
It’s finely sculpted body that measures 4,586mm long, 1,938mm wide and 1,318mm tall is filled with notable details such as LED headlights, lively colored calipers, quad exhaust outlets, a sloping fastback silhouette, and 20-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, the vibe is alive and sporty. Highlights include power-adjustable leather seats available in 15 shades, multifunction steering wheel, centrally-mounted rev counter, and wind deflector when the hardtop is down.
To satisfy your personalization needs, Sport Daytona seats are offered as an option. The legendary Italian carmaker also provides a carbon interior that will level up the steering wheel, dashboard, and center console. The rev counter’s background color can also be altered in yellow, white, and red. Even the carpet can be tailored in nine colors with an embroidered logo.
In terms of cargo loading, the Ferrari Portofino allows a maximum of 10.3 cubic feet that is ideal for storing pieces of luggages. Space is slightly lessened when the roof is folded down but still, it is a generous size compared to other mid-engine models.
Technology & Safety Features
An efficient 10.25-inch infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity is built inside the Ferrari Portofino. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto can be installed as an option. Other contemporary features include climate control, heated seats, remote keyless entry, and push-button start.
Safety is guaranteed as it is fitted with dual front and side airbags, seatbelt pretensioners, stability control, traction control, surround-view camera, a rearview camera, parking sensors, and cruise control.
Platform & Chassis
The chassis of the Ferrari Portofino is built using a fully integrated, 12 different aluminum alloys that effectively aid its speed. It is fitted with a McPherson Strut suspension at the front and a multi-link suspension at the rear. It also utilizes magnetorheological dampers with efficient software to ensure exceptional performance anytime.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Ferrari Portofino runs using a 3.9-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine guaranteed to produce 592 horsepower and torque of 760 Newton meter. It is mated with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. This handsome coupe can run at a maximum speed of 320 km/h.