UPDATE (14/11/2019): We've added the expected local launch timing to the bottom of this article.
The Ferrari Roma, a new "2+" coupe with two full-size front seats and two smaller seats at the rear, has been unveiled overnight.
Under the long bonnet, the Roma has a version of Ferrari's 3.9-litre turbocharged V8 engine. For the grand tourer, the engine – a variation of which is used in the F8 Tributo – has been tuned to deliver 456kW of power between 5750 and 7500rpm, and 760Nm of torque between 3000 and 5750rpm.
Drive is sent to the rear wheels through the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission which made its debut on the hybrid SF90 Stradale.
According to Ferrari, the 1472kg coupe is capable of completing the 0-100km/h dash in 3.4 seconds, and hitting the 200km/h mark in 9.3 seconds. Top speed is said to be over 320km/h.
By way of comparison, the mid-engine F8 Tributo has 530kW and 770Nm. The more sporting F8 has a claimed 0-100km/h time of 2.9s, can cross 200km/h in 7.6s, and has a top speed of 340km/h.
The Roma's cabin features a digital instrumentation screen, a small touchscreen ahead of the front passenger, and a portrait-oriented touchscreen in the centre for the infotainment and climate control systems.
Measuring 4656mm long and 1974mm wide, the Roma is almost the same size as the V12-powered 812 Superfast Grand Tourer.
With a height of 1301mm, and a 2670mm wheelbase, the Roma's roof is 25mm higher off the ground, while there's 50mm less space between the wheels.
The Roma is expected to arrive in Australia towards the end of 2020. Pricing, both local and international, has yet to be announced.