A West Side Ride

Ferrari drops the top - and nomenclature - to create the California

Back in the day, California dreamin’ was a way of life for America. Sadly, the palm trees, sun and women have been switched for smog, demented celebs and legendary traffic jams. However, that didn’t stop Ferrari from naming their latest exotic after the Golden State. While the previous holder of the name—the 250 GT California Spyder—was best known for being the car in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferrari is hoping that the nouveau riche will soon be daydreamin’ about their latest exotic to harness the name…

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