Used Ferrari Testarossa For Sale
The Ferrari Testarossa for sale is an icon of 1980s pop culture. First released in 1984, the Testarossa car is iconic. From being known as the white Testarossa from Miami Vice to become symbolic with the “yuppies” culture, the flat 12-cylinder of this car literally became a symbol for Ferrari in the eighties. Typically, a 1990 Ferrari Testarossa for sale would come outfitted with an aspirated 4.9 Liter longitudinally-mounted engine. With a maximum power of 385hp at 4,500 rpm, the Testarossa car offers considerable power.
On its release, a used Ferrari Testarossa received positive reviews from the automotive press worldwide. In fact, the Testarossa car was a feature on the prestigious cover of Road and Track Magazine nine different times. For collectors who buy a Ferrari Testarossa, they join an illustrious list of owners that include Jordan Belfort, Dr. Dre, Sir Elton John, and Suge Knight. With such a reputable list of owners, the flat 12-cylinder engine is coveted by collectors the world over.
There’s a 1988 Testarossa. But it’s the 1986 model that was dubbed the white Testarossa from Miami Vice. Don Johnson, who drove the car on Miami Vice, was presented with a silver 1989 model from the great Enzo Ferrari. Apart from being a symbolic automobile, for the Ferrari Testarossa cost, it offers bundles in terms of performance.
The 1990 Ferrari Testarossa for sale can swiftly accelerate from 0-62mph in just 5.8 seconds. Furthermore, its top speed is estimated at a staggering 180mph. The flat 12-cylinder engine offered by the Testarossa car offers performance and nostalgia only real collectors and enthusiasts can understand. In terms of nostalgia, it’s not more in active use. This means for collectors who buy a Testarossa car; are buying the last vehicle to make use of the engine.
Furthermore, the 1988 Testarossa offers unique aesthetics. It was made with side strakes that would later become a prevalent aftermarket component for specially designed body kits. Examples of this design can be seen on the Pontiac Fiero as well as the Japanese Honda VFR. What’s unique about these side strakes is that they also offer functionality.
Sometimes called Cheese Graters, the side strakes on the Testarossa had aerodynamic capabilities. They were designed to trap air that was used for cooling the radiators. This air would then be passed out through special ventilation holes. This innovative system means the white Testarossa from Miami Vice would have a drag coefficient of 0.36. A number better than that of a rival vehicle, the Lamborghini Countach (0.42).
By lofty modern standards, a Testarossa may not be classified as super fast. However, enthusiasts who buy a Ferrari Testarossa can enjoy a unique driving experience that modern cars just don’t offer. With extra space for storage behind the cabin, the Testarossa car also has a fantastic leather interior.
From quirky Italian features to amazing performance, the overall experience of a 1988 Ferrari Testarossa for sale is matchless. With its unique quirkiness, enthusiasts can almost tell that Enzo Ferrari played a part in its design. There’s no doubt about it. The “White Testarossa from Miami Vice” as it’s nicknamed is a valuable addition to any car collection!
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- Bianco - White
- Argento Metallizzato- Silver
- Giallo - Yellow
- Oro Chiaro Metallizzato - Grey
- Rosso Corsa - Red
- Rosso Metallizzato - Dark Red
- Prugna Metallizzato - Maroon
- Blu Chiaro Metallizzato - Blue
- Blu Sera Metallizzato - Dark Blue
- Azzuro Metallizzato - Light Blue
- Blu Medio Metallizzato - Blue Grey
- Verde Chiaro Metallizzato - Green
- Verde Scuro Metallizzato - Dark Green
- Verde Tenue Metallizzato - Light Green
- Grigio Metallizzato - Grey
- Marrone Metallizzato - Brown
- Nero Metallizzato - Black
- Nero - Black