Last month, the eastern provinces of Rayong and Chantaburi played host to a luxurious road trip Esperienza Ferrari Thailand 2018, organised by Cavallino Motors, the official importer of Ferrari in Thailand for lovers of sports cars and Ferrari aficionados alike. Highlighting two popular models the Portofino and GTC4 Lusso T, the journey matches the sleek and powerful vehicles with sublime nature and oceanic scenery.
Kicking off at Marriott Resort and Spa Hotel in Rayong province, through the Proang Thong field, the biggest mangrove forest in the province, drivers took a memorable walk under the Red Mangrove Trees Tunnel before departing for the scenic tourist spot at the top of the Nang Phaya Mountain, where a breath-taking picturesque scene of the ocean and mountains awaited them. The trip ended with a journey to the Khao Laem Ya-Mu Koh Samed National Park in Rayong, during which the Ferrari families were presented with a terrific view of Mae Ram Peung Beach and Samed Island.
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But nature and divine landscape weren’t the only delight drivers get to experience. Served as the vehicle for the journey were the breathtakingly beautiful Ferrari Portofino, the newest model of Ferrari GT sport car, and the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T. Designed for everyday drive, the Ferrari Portofino effortlessly converts from an authentic ‘berlinetta’ coupé to a drop-top capable of delivering a unique Ferrari soundtrack and superb driving pleasure even in day-to-day situations. The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T, with the distinguished 4-seater design and the vehicle’s multipurpose functions, creates more chances for the whole family to revel in the joy of driving together in a sports car.
Ferrari Portofino is equipped with the 3.9-liter V8 engine, 600 horsepower, an acceleration rate from 0-100 km/h within 3.5 seconds, and top speed of 320 km/h. Portofino is also a convertible with a retractable hardtop that could be opened and closed at low speeds within just 14 seconds, making the car even more practical.
Ferrari GTC4Lusso T is the first 4-seater sports car in the Prancing Horse history to sport a turbo-charged V8 engine, hailing a whole new Ferrari GT concept aimed at owners seeking a car that is sporty and versatile, as well as perfect for driving on a daily basis. It is equipped with the 3.9-liter V8 engine, 610 horsepower, acceleration rate from 0-100 km/h within 3.5 seconds and top speed of 320 km/h.
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The V8 engine of both models has received the Best Engine of the Year Award for 3 consecutive years in a row from 2016-2018.