2013 Ferrari California Drops Weight Equal To One Olsen Twin

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Trophy wives rejoice! The 2012 Ferrari California will get you to Barney's that much faster thanks to an increase in power to 490 hp and a removal of around 66 pounds — or one Olsen Twin. They've also added a Handling Speciale package for those inclined to drive somewhere other than Madison Avenue.

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It's easy to dismiss the California as the go-to car for someone who wants a Ferrari but has no idea what that means because it's the go-to car for someone who wants a Ferrari but has no idea what that means. This reality doesn't mean the car can't also be a world-class performer.

With the drop in weight and increase in power comes an acceleration time now at 0-to-62 mph of just 3.8 seconds. Not shabby. The "Handling Speciale" package adds the Magnetorheologicalicious dampers found on the 458 Italia, stiffer springs, and a 10% quicker steering ratio.

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And it wouldn't be a new Ferrari if there weren't more colors. Yeah, colors! Two tone finishes. Three-layer paint. Goody.

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Curious what the link is between a Ferrari California and an Olsen twin? Here ya go.

The Ferrari California is 1,902 mm wide, 1902 is the year that Kid Curry (Of Cassidy's Wild Bunch) got arrested, Ted Cassidy played Logan in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid, The Sundance Kid from said movie was played by Robert Redford, Robert Redford also starred in The Great Gatsby, The Great Gatsby was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, F. Scott Fitzgerald died on December 21st, 1940, Frank Zappa was born on December 21st, 1940, Zappa recieved his first Grammy in 1987 for 'Best Rock instrumental performance, 1987 was the beginning of Full House, Full house is where the Olsen's got their big break.

And that Ladies and Gentleman, is the correlation between the Ferrari California and the Olsen twins.

By the way Matt, make it a more obvious pop-culture link next time, will you?