The Ferrari Roma Spider is a 2+ spider with an innovative soft top was unveiled yesterday. Featuring unique bespoke fabric in numerous tailored options, the soft top boasts acoustic comfort on par with retractable hard awnings and can be opened in just 13.5 seconds at speeds up to 60 km/h. Top-down driving comfort is ensured by a patented wind deflector integrated into the rear seat backrest. With its 620cv, twin-turbo V8 and vehicle dynamics systems from the Ferrari Roma, the new Ferrari Roma Spider offers an unmatched combination of timeless elegance, driving thrills, performance and onboard comfort.
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The Ferrari Roma Spider, the latest model from the Maranello marque, was presented to clients at an exclusive event at the El Badi Palace in Marrakesh. This timelessly elegant, high-performance car is a contemporary take on the chic, pleasure-seeking Italian lifestyle of the 1950s and 60s. This spider carries over the proportions, volumes and specifications of the Ferrari Roma’s hugely successful V8 2+ concept, but what makes it so striking is the adoption of a soft top, a solution making a welcome return to the Prancing Horse range on a front-engined car 54 years after the 1969 365 GTS4.
A novel and modern take on the soft-top design underlines the Ferrari Roma Spider’s exuberant character, with extensive personalisation options that include sophisticated, bespoke fabrics and contrasting stitching. Functionally, the soft top deploys in 13.5 seconds and can be actioned at up to 60 km/h. The fact that it is so compact also yields a larger boot and boosts the car’s versatility. A new, patented wind deflector integrated into the backrest of the rear bench can be deployed by a button on the central tunnel, guaranteeing exceptional in-car occupant comfort without taking up any space in the car.
The Ferrari Roma Spider retains the Ferrari Roma’s excellent dynamic characteristics: it boasts a best-in-class weight/power ratio thanks not only to its soft top but also to its all-aluminium chassis and 620 cv V8 from the engine family that was heralded as the International Engine of the Year on four consecutive occasions. The engine is coupled with Ferrari’s universally-acclaimed 8-speed DCT, known for its swift shift times, excellent comfort and mechanical efficiency standards.
The Ferrari Roma Spider is not just rewardingly easy to drive. Still, it is also highly dynamic and…
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