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Ferrari, 1991, Testarossa

Ferrari “Testarossa”, Pininfarina, 1991

At the 1984 Paris Auto Show Ferrari launched the 512 BB heir, paying homage to an important name for the prancing horse company after 27 years: Testarossa.

Powered by the 180° V12 of the predecessor, the Testarossa is able to reach 290 kilometers per hour and cover the 0-60 in just 5.8 seconds.

In addition to the remarkable performance, the new Ferrari amazes for its design, signed by Pininfarina: the wide rear end that makes room for the engine and the big lateral grilles  that contribute to the cooling, characterized the car in a unique way.

The Testarossa is liked and its appearance in the famous TV series “Miami Vice” helped it becoming one of the car symbol of the 80s together with its rival, the Lamborghini Countach.

Visually and mechanically updated in 1992, the car changed name in 512 TR and later in 1994 the last evolution of the project came out, called F512 M, the last Ferrari powered by with a flat V12.

Read the article on Ruoteclassiche, Ferrari Testarossa, Unforgettable 80s.

Marque: Ferrari
Model: Testarossa
Cylinder number / Capacity: 180° V12 / 4943 cc
Power: 380 bhp at 6800 rpm
Speed: 290 kph
Weight: 1500 kg
Length: 448.5 cm
Width: 198.6 cm
Height: 113 cm
Year: 1991
Numbers Built: 9.957
Marque: Pininfarina
Type: 2-seater Berlinetta