Ferrari Testarossa 

  • $181k built in Italy
  • 1984-1991
  • 390 HP 4.9L
  • 184 mph
As released at the 1984 Paris Motor Show, the Testarossa was a world car which required little modification for importation to America.
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Compared to the 512i BB it effectively replaced, the Testarossa was a larger car that accommodated mid-mounted radiators.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari Testarossa

0-60mph

Testarossa
5.2 s
Ferrari F40
3.8 s

Top speed

Testarossa
184 mph
Roadster Base
119 mph

0-100mph

Testarossa
11.6 s
512 TR
9.1 s

1/4 mile

Testarossa
13.4 s
Ferrari F40
11.3 s
Diablo
12.3 s

Fiorano lap time

Testarossa
1:36.0
Ferrari F40
1:29.60
512 TR
1:35.0

Data points Key details of the Ferrari Testarossa

Price

Testarossa
$181k
Ferrari F40
$306k

Number built

Testarossa
7,177 cars
512 TR
2,280 cars

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

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Ferrari Testarossa

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Producing 390 bhp, 0–60 miles per hour was typically clocked at 5.2 seconds.
Its distinctive side strakes and ultra-wide rear track inspired many other supercar designs and they became a symbol of 1980's retrograde culture.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Price $181,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1984-1991
Highest auction price $148k, January 2010
Highway mileage 16 MPG
Number built 7,177 cars

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.14:1
  2. 2: 2.1:1
  3. 3: 1.53:1
  4. 4: 1.17:1
  5. 5: 0.88:1
Axle ratio 3.21:1

engine

Displacement 4,900 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 184 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 11.6 s
0-200kph 18.8 s
Lateral acceleration 0.88 g
Fiorano track time 1:36.0
Tsukuba circuit time 1:10.63
Hockenheim short lap time 1:19.90
Drag coefficient 0.36

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.25 lb/hp
Maximum hp 390 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 355 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Weight distribution 40%/60%
Steering system rack&pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 12.17 in Disc
Rear brakes 12.2 in Disc
Front wheels 406/? 16
Rear wheels 406/? 16

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,608 lb
Width 77.8 in
Height 44.5 in
Length 176.6 in
Front track width 59.8 in
Ground clearance 5.5 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in
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