Before the end of the year, there comes a bad news for the fans of the Prancing horse in the united States. Ferrari North America is recalling some Ferrari California T due to a risk of fuel leak in the engine compartment. This problem could affect specifically to 185 units, which were manufactured between the 8 September and 11 November of 2015.
According to the press release of the Italian brand, this is due to a manufacturing defect in a piece made by a provider. This increased risk of fuel leakage also increases chances of the vehicle catching fire. It is clear that Ferrari has learned from the mistakes of the past and has wanted to solve the problem quickly to avoid images of some of their cars in flames, as happened with the Ferrari 458 Italia.
is Not the first time Ferrari called to review any of the vehicles in its range. At the beginning of the year it is notified to all the owners of a Ferrari LaFerrari for risk of fire. In this case the solution given to the customer was the replacement of the fuel tank. On this occasion, have not given details on whether it will be replaced only the defective part, or give another solution.
The Ferrari California T is the model of access in the Italian brand and has been renewed by incorporating the mechanical turbo. This equipped with a V8 engine twin-turbo 3.8-liter that reaches a power of 560 horsepower and 775 Nm of torque. You get an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 3,6 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 316 km/h. This is an improvement on the fuel consumption and performance compared to the previous atmospheric V8.
Source – Autonews
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