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The Testarossa can trace its roots back to the faults of the 1981 512i BB. The problems that the Testarossa was conceived to fix, included a cabin that got increasingly hot from the indoor plumbing that ran between the front-mounted radiator and the midships-mounted engine and a lack of luggage space. To fix these problems Ferrari and Pininfarina designed the Testarossa to be larger than its predecessor, the Berlinetta Boxer.
The spectacular design came from Pininfarina. The design team at Pininfarina consisted of Ian Cameron, Guido Campoli, Diego Ottina and Emanuele Nicosia. With little surprise, they were led by design chief Leonardo Fioravanti, the maestro behind many beautiful Ferraris. The design was originated by Nicosia, but the guidance of Fioravanti was equally important. Being a trained aerodynamist, Fioravanti applied his know-how to set the aerodynamics layout of the car. This meant the large side intakes were not only a statement of style but actually functional – they drew clean air to cool the side radiators and then went upward and left the car through the ventilation holes located at the engine lid and the tail. As a result, the Testarossa did not need a rear spoiler like Lamborghini's Countach yet produced zero lift at its rear axle. The aerodynamic drag coefficient of 0.36 was also significantly better than the Lamborghini's 0.42.
Length: cm (in): 448 (176.4)
Width: cm (in): 198 (77.8)
Height: cm (in): 114(44.7)
Wheelbase: cm (in): 255 (100.4)
Weight: kg (lb): 1570 (3465)
Displacement: Boxer 12 4943 cc (302 i), rear-mounted
Valve gear: 48
Fuel system: injection
Gearbox: 5-speed, manual
Driven wheels: rear-wheel drive
Maximum power: 428 hp at 6750 rpm
Maximum torque: 501 Nm at 5500 rpm
Maximum speed: 307 km/h (191 mph)