Ferrari on Wednesday unveiled an up to date model of its Portofino convertible.

It goes by the title Portofino M, with the “M” designation sometimes utilized by Ferrari internally to seek advice from its up to date fashions.

The Portofino M’s styling largely matches the outgoing Portofino, save for some new fascias at each ends. Nonetheless, the automobile’s mechanicals have been upgraded to match the spec of the related Roma coupe.

In consequence, the Portofino M boasts a 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-Eight with 612 horsepower, up from the Portofino’s 592 hp. The Portofino M additionally has an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, versus the 7-speed of the Portofino.

One other key improve is an enhanced drive mode selector which provides the brand new possibility of Race. The others embody Moist, Consolation, Sport and ESC-Off (stability and traction management are both minimized or switched off).

With the additional energy and additional ratio of the transmission, the Portofino M’s efficiency over the Portofino is improved however solely barely. The 0-62 mph time is a claimed 3.45 seconds (down from 3.5 seconds) and the highest pace, simply as with the Portofino, is claimed to be in extra of 199 mph. What’s maybe most spectacular is the advance in acceleration from 0-124 mph, with the Portofino M quoted at taking 9.Eight seconds, or a couple of second lower than the Portofino.

Ferrari Portofino M

Ferrari Portofino M

The brand new transmission additionally helps to enhance effectivity, not that the majority house owners will care. The automobile’s gasoline mileage has already been posted by the EPA, coming in at 16 mpg metropolis, 23 freeway and 19 mpg mixed, with mixed and freeway figures each 1 mpg greater than the Portofino.

And at last, Ferrari has added some new digital driver-assist options to the Portofino M’s listing of choices. Amongst these are adaptive cruise management with stop-and-go operate, collision warning, blind spot and lane departure warning, and a surround-view digicam.

Pricing for america hasn’t been introduced however the Portofino M will probably begin near the Portofino’s $215,000 base sticker.