1990 Ferrari Testarossa Berlinetta
Coachwork by Pininfarina
Chassis no. 86357
Ferrari's flagship model, the Testarossa supercar revived a famous name from the Italian company's past when it arrived in 1984. A 'next generation' Berlinetta Boxer, the Testarossa retained its predecessor's amidships-mounted, 5.0-litre, flat-12 engine, which now boasted a maximum power output raised to 390bhp at 6,300rpm courtesy of four-valve cylinder heads. Despite the power increase, smoothness and driveability were enhanced, the car possessing excellent top gear flexibility allied to a maximum speed of around 180mph. Rivalling Lamborghini's Countach for presence, the Pininfarina-designed Testarossa succeeded brilliantly, the gill slats feeding air to its side-mounted radiators being one of the modern era's most instantly recognisable styling devices. A larger car than the 512BB - the increase in width being necessary to accommodate wider tyres - the Testarossa managed the trick of combining high downforce with a low co-efficient of drag, its body being notable for the absence of extraneous spoilers and other devices. Luxury touches in the well-equipped cabin included air conditioning, electrically adjustable seats, tilting steering wheel and plentiful leather.
Detail improvements were made regularly throughout the Testarossa's seven-year production
run, two of the first being the adoption of dual door mirrors and five-bolt wheels as seen on the un-restored example offered here. Presented in rosso corsa with a contrasting black leather interior, the car formed part of an exclusive Italian collection of Ferraris and currently displays a believed-correct total of less than 25,000 kilometres on the odometer. Offered with Italian registration documents.
La Testarossa de 1984 fit revivre un nom légendaire dans l'histoire de la compétition de Ferrari. Nouvelle génération de la « Berlinetta Boxer », elle conservait le douze-cylindres à plat de 5 litres porté à 390 cv. L'exemplaire présenté ici, de teinte rosso corsa, provient d'une prestigieuse collection italienne de Ferrari. Le compteur affiche moins de 25 000 km et la voiture est immatriculée en Italie.
- Please note that this car has been on static display for a while and therefore would benefit from a service before being driven on the road.
Veuillez noter que cette auto a été en exposition statique, il serait préférable de faire un entretien avant de prendre la route avec.
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