Ferrari Portofino a perfect blend of performance, versatility & elegance

February 10, 2019
Ferrari Portofino
Ferrari Portofino

Abdulaziz Hammad

Saudi Gazette

Ferrari Portofino, a versatile drop-top car which combines outright performance, versatility, onboard comfort & pleasure, the successor of Ferrari California, the Portofino has massive 600 horsepowers, it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in only 3.5 seconds. It has an 8-cylinder’s efficiency double turbo engine which makes it a supercar.

The Portofino is the most powerful coupé-convertible Ferrari to combine the advantages of a retractable hardtop with roomy cockpit space perfect with two rear seats suitable for short trips.

The Portofino was named after an iconic romantic calm Italian port town (Portofino) well-known as a charming tourist location & over the years has become synonymous with elegance, luxury & sportiveness which perfectly describes this elegant Ferrari.

The Ferrari Portofino is significantly lighter with the adoption of new components featuring innovative designs made possible by the use of cutting-edge production techniques.

The Exterior Design of the Portofino is visually stunning, distinctively shaped with unique curves, that improves the utilization of Aerodynamics the Portofino is designed to delight, the tail design underlines the car’s sporty stance which has been further enhanced by placing the tail lights further apart, moreover, its powered by a new full-LED headlight assembly with a more horizontal shape lending it a sportier stylish & elegant character.

Regarding the interior, the Portofino offers an advanced entertainment system with several items such as the 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 18-way power seats that combines comfort & relaxation at the same time efficient when focusing on the steering wheel, one of its best features is the power-retractable hardtop that operates at low speeds it can be raised and lowed in only 14 seconds, the Portofino has a new competent air-conditioning system.

In addition, the Portofino has an outstanding Navigation system, with an accurate GPS, easy to use, & great in the city routes.

Saudi Gazette had the opportunity to experience the Ferrari Portofino, an outstanding choice for life cities in Saudi Arabia such as Jeddah or Riyadh.

The driving experience was quite extraordinary. The Portofino Makes the drivers feel as if he was the King of the road, with 600 horsepowers & the V8 twin turbo engine the driver will feel the overpowering, the adrenalin & the versatility of the Prancing Horse such as a pulse of waves coming through the Steering wheel to the driver’s shoulders in every time he accelerates the car especially in the sport mode.

In addition, it’s also a remarkable choice for drivers who desire leisure & relaxation, especially in the comfort mode when the hard-top is open in front of the Red Sea in Jeddah or the inspiring deserts of Riyadh. The Portofino is miraculous in the auto industry beauty standards especially with the iconic Ferrari color il rosso (The Red) in Italian.

Overall, the Portofino has a mixture of sublime elegance, sportiness, technological innovation, stunning design, and excellent performance, making it a perfect choice for luxury automobile lovers.

February 10, 2019
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