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- Photographed in August 2018 at Gosford Classic Cars, NSW, Australia

1978 Ferrari 512BB

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The Ferrari 512BB ( Berlinetta Boxer) was built from 1983 until 1984, replacing the front-engined Daytona.

The first Ferrari to draw on F1 technology in the way of a mid-mounted flat-12 cylinder engine, it was also the first mid-engined Ferrari to bear both the Ferrari name and Cavallino Ramparte (Prancing Horse) logo.

The 5 Liter flat-12 produced 360hp, and used timing belts rather than chains.

The 512 had a dual plate clutch to reduce clutch pedal effort, and a dry sump lubrication system to prevent oil starvation under hard cornering.

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