Ferrari stirred up some controversy in 1984 when it unveiled its latest twelve-cylinder flagship and replacement for the pretty but ageing Berlinetta Boxer series. First off, the new car’s no-apologies body by Pininfarina was angular, massively wide and graced with the most outrageous set of air intakes anyone had ever seen. Secondly, Ferrari chose a name that was steeped in motorsport history – for a car they had no intentions of putting on track. But in typical Ferrari style, the controversy was somehow spun to their advantage and the new Testarossa became a huge commercial success, selling in very strong numbers while also gracing the bedroom walls of car-crazy kids around the globe.
The new Testarossa was a dramatic leap forward from the outgoing 512BBi, but while it was not a 100% new car, it was still a very highly evolved version of its predecessor. The Testarossa still carried a 4.9 liter flat-12 mounted amidships in the chassis. But now the engine featured new alloy four-valve cylinder heads with signature red cam covers, increased compression and new fuel management to bump the power up to 390hp. The chassis was lengthened, widened and tuned to produce excellent ride and
left-hand-drive 1987 ferrari testarossa coupe red alloy-wheels leather rosso-corsa italian fast rwd supercar petrol 512 v12 2wd
Jul 8, 2015