The Ferrari Testarossa was developed beginning in the late 1970s as a successor to the BB model. While Ferrari originally intended to give the 512BBi a subtle facelift, it soon became apparent that the model would no longer meet emission requirements in the U.S. and a completely new model needed to be developed. Ferrari turned to the research team at Pininfarina to design the new car. Heading the project was Leonardo Fioravanti, who previously designed the P5, P6 and the 365 GTB/4 Daytona. The name Testarossa (translated as red head) was named after a series of 1950s racing cars that had red painted camshaft covers, a feature that Ferraris new Testarossa would inherit. The finished car was unveiled to the public during the 1984 Paris Motor Show at the famed Lido nightclub. With a 390 horsepower 5.0 liter flat-12 engine, the Testarossa was good for a 0-60 mph time of 5 seconds and pushed speeds of 180 mph. Its legendary performance and iconic Pininfarina lines spoke to a generation of enthusiasts, in part to making numerous appearances across all forms of media, including a starring role in the popular television show Miami Vice starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas. The 1987 Ferrari Testarossa featured here is finished it is stunning original color combination of Nero black over a matching black Connolly leather interior. This particular example was sold new in the dry state of Texas and was later relocated to California. Today presenting in spectacular, highly original condition the Testarossa displays only 12,081 actual miles on the odometer. A complete $17,000 engine out service was performed in April 2018 by the Factory trained Ferrari specialists at Merlin Auto Group in Atlanta less than 600 miles ago; ensuring that this Testarossa is in top running and driving condition. This recent service was performed for the previous owner; a respected collector of fine Italian sports and racing cars. With such originality, low mileage and previous long term and collector level ownership this Testarossa is sure to bring many years of enjoyment to its future caretaker. We are proud to offer this stunning black on black 1987 Testarossa to the most astute investor, collector or enthusiast who appreciates the appeal of this iconic Ferrari model.Ready to make aninvestment that you can actually enjoy?Classic carshave proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Pleasecontactone of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
This 1987 Ferrari Testarossa was listed for sale on 1-26-20 11:06:28. The vehicle color is Nero Black and VIN is
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