ferrari-roma-brings-classic-italian-elegance-back-to-ferrari-design
Image source: Ferrari

Though Ferrari is closely associated with mid-engine supercars, the company established itself as the road-going counterpart to the Ferrari Formula 1 team with front-engine grand tourers, and the company marks something of a return to its roots with the announcement of the Roma, a front-engine V8 coupe.

Image source: Ferrari

The car bears what Ferrari describes as “refined proportions and timeless design,” in a car that looks visibly softer that the company’s hard-edged supercars.

Image source: Ferrari

Details are scarce, but a 612-horsepower, 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 like the one seen in other models is the power source and it is matched to an 8-speed dual-clutch paddle-shifted gearbox that is 13 lbs. lighter than the 7-speed in the outgoing Portofino model.

Image source: Ferrari

The Roma takes it name from the “carefree, pleasurable way of life that characterized Rome in the 1950s and ’60s,” Ferrari explained. Nevertheless, Ferrari’s engineers weren’t carefree in developing the Roma, as its chassis is 70 percent new compared to that of the Portofino.

Dan Carney is a Design News senior editor, covering automotive technology, engineering and design, especially emerging electric vehicle and autonomous technologies.

46 comments

  1. Thanks for ones marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it,
    you are a great author. I will always bookmark your blog and
    definitely will come back sometime soon. I want to encourage that you continue your great work, have
    a nice weekend!

  2. Hey there! I simply wish to give you a huge thumbs up for your great information you have got here on this post.

    I’ll be returning to your site for more soon.

  3. An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto
    a friend who was conducting a little research on this.
    And he actually ordered me breakfast due to the fact that I discovered it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending time to talk about this subject here on your
    internet site.

  4. I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was good.

    I do not know who you are but certainly you’re going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

  5. Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across
    this board and I find It really useful & it helped me out much.
    I hope to give something back and help others like
    you aided me.

  6. Asking questions are truly nice thing if you are not understanding something fully, but
    this paragraph offers nice understanding even.

  7. I enjoy what you guys are usually up too. This sort of clever
    work and reporting! Keep up the great works guys I’ve
    incorporated you guys to my personal blogroll.

  8. Excellent blog here! Also your website loads up fast!

    What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host?
    I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  9. Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on websites I stumbleupon every day.
    It will always be helpful to read articles from other writers and practice something from their sites.

  10. Woah! I’m really loving the template/theme of this site.

    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging
    to get that “perfect balance” between superb usability and visual appearance.

    I must say you’ve done a awesome job with
    this. In addition, the blog loads very quick for me on Internet explorer.
    Excellent Blog!

  11. Hello Dear, are you genuinely visiting this site
    regularly, if so after that you will without doubt take fastidious knowledge.

  12. Thank you for any other informative web site. Where else may I get
    that kind of info written in such an ideal way?
    I’ve a challenge that I’m simply now working on, and I’ve been at the look out
    for such information.

  13. Every weekend i used to pay a visit this website, as i want enjoyment,
    for the reason that this this site conations really
    good funny material too.

  14. Hmm is anyone else encountering problems with the
    pictures on this blog loading? I’m trying to find out if its a problem on my end or if it’s the blog.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  15. It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future
    and it is time to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I want
    to suggest you few interesting things or advice. Perhaps you can write next articles referring to this article.
    I want to read more things about it!

  16. Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up.

    The words in your article seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.
    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with internet browser
    compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The design look great though!
    Hope you get the issue solved soon. Many thanks

  17. If you are going for best contents like myself, simply
    visit this website everyday as it gives feature contents, thanks

  18. It’s in fact very complicated in this full of activity life to listen news on TV, so I only use web for that purpose, and get the most up-to-date information.

  19. Hi, I do think your web site might be having internet browser compatibility problems.
    Whenever I look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however
    when opening in I.E., it has some overlapping issues.
    I merely wanted to give you a quick heads up! Besides that, great blog!

  20. I think the admin of this site is actually working hard in favor of his website, for the reason that here every
    material is quality based data.

  21. This is very interesting, You’re a very skilled
    blogger. I’ve joined your feed and look forward to
    seeking more of your fantastic post. Also, I’ve shared your site in my social networks!

    Feel free to visit my website: pokerpulsa388.xyz

  22. Hey there this is kind of of off topic but I was wanting to
    know if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually
    code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding expertise
    so I wanted to get advice from someone with experience.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  23. Great beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend your website, how could
    i subscribe for a blog web site? The account aided me a acceptable deal.
    I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered bright clear idea

  24. Thanks for a marvelous posting! I definitely enjoyed reading it, you are
    a great author.I will be sure to bookmark your blog and definitely will come back from now on. I
    want to encourage you to continue your great job, have a nice evening!

  25. You’re so awesome! I do not believe I have read something
    like that before. So wonderful to find another person with a few original thoughts on this
    subject matter. Really.. thank you for starting this
    up. This website is something that is required on the internet, someone with a bit of
    originality!

  26. hello there and thank you for your info – I have
    certainly picked up anything new from right here.

    I did however expertise several technical issues using this site,
    since I experienced to reload the website many times previous to I could get it to
    load properly. I had been wondering if your web hosting is OK?
    Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading
    instances times will often affect your placement
    in google and could damage your quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords.
    Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look
    out for a lot more of your respective fascinating content.
    Make sure you update this again very soon.

  27. This is the right web site for everyone who wishes to find out about this topic.

    You realize so much its almost tough to argue with
    you (not that I actually will need to…HaHa). You definitely
    put a fresh spin on a subject which has been discussed for many years.
    Excellent stuff, just great!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.