Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

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    Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Ferrari Roma Debuts As Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream
    Inside, Ferrari introduces a new cabin layout with a high console that separates the driver and passenger.
    NOV 13, 2019
    Chris Bruce
    motor1.com

    After naming models after Italian cities like Maranello, Modena, and Portofino, the Ferrari Roma arrives as a two-seat coupe wearing the moniker of the nation's capital. The company says the vehicle's swoopy, minimalist design pays homage to the vibrant life of that city in the 1950s and '60s. Looking closely, the smooth shape also seems to take cues from that era's models like the 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso and 250 GT 2+2 (check them out below).

    The Roma uses a version of Ferrari's 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 that makes 612 horsepower (456 kilowatts or 620 metric horsepower) and 561 pound-feet (760 Newton-meters) in this application. Peak power arrives at 7,500 rpm, and the engine runs through an eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Looks really nice.

    It's a bit more "sensual" and "elegant" than some of the more recent Ferrari designs.

    Overall, the lines are much more evoking of their Latin roots than their current styling language. And the interior is by far the nicest Ferrari interior design I've seen (albeit, that may not be saying much as Ferrari's interiors are typically Spartan).

    Well done.
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    Is that CGI? Overall the car is beautiful...but the wheels are a bit meh
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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Quote Originally Posted by sdotjeezy View Post
    Is that CGI? Overall the car is beautiful...but the wheels are a bit meh
    These style wheels are Traditionally Ferrari, similar to when BMW use to use the BBS Style wheel designs.

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    The Aston Martin Vantage says hello! I'd take an Aston over a Ferrari 8 days a week.

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Quote Originally Posted by SP1966 View Post
    The Aston Martin Vantage says hello! I'd take an Aston over a Ferrari 8 days a week.
    Why?

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Looks like a C7 Corvette.
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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream






    its Retro

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    It's a beautiful car I just can't get into front engine Ferrari's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big swede View Post
    It's a beautiful car I just can't get into front engine Ferrari's.
    Front engined RWD always look better and Ferrari have been making them before they started making mid engined super cars

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    It is beautiful and forgettable at the same time. Great cars need a "hook", and this doesn't have a strong one. That said, I think they maybe tried too many hooks on the new C8.

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Quote Originally Posted by SP1966 View Post
    The Aston Martin Vantage says hello! I'd take an Aston over a Ferrari 8 days a week.
    No way. And based on the Vantage's poor sales, I'd say many people aren't taken by the Aston.

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    Quote Originally Posted by 69gtsdart View Post
    These style wheels are Traditionally Ferrari, similar to when BMW use to use the BBS Style wheel designs.
    This design deserves better than the run of the mill, split 5 spoke ferrari wheels. Something like a deeper version of the 4Cs rounded spoke wheel would've been perfect for this car



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    If I had the means....I'd take both
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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    I would take the motor and stick it in an Aston

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    Re: Ferrari Roma: A Retro-Inspired, 612-HP Dream

    I think it's retro exterior styling is okay but that interior looks superb.
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