A mule of the second generation Ferrari California has been spied undergoing testing in southern Europe.

A mule of the second generation Ferrari California has been spied undergoing testing in southern Europe.

The car grabbed on camera by our spy photographers appears to have some changes around the exhaust system and according to our sources Ferrari was testing the chassis and engine of the new California which they say will be considerably louder.

The more powerful soundtrack must have something to do with the statement made by Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa regarding the company's plans to introduce a turbocharged engine. Chances are the new California will make use of a twin-turbo V8 without the involvement of any hybrid tech since Ferrari says their engineers have figured out another way to reduce turbo lag.

Felisa also hinted the vehicle will borrow the Side Slip Angle Control system from the 458 Speciale and it will come with an upgraded infotainment system.

The second-gen Ferrari California will probably be revealed towards the end of next year before going on sale in early 2015.

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