Ferrari 512TR Facts
The 512TR was designed by the legendary Pininfarina.
Production of the 512TR ran from 1984 to 1991.
Almost 10,000 Testarossas were built, making it one the most mass-produced Ferraris.
The Testarossa name paid homage to the famed World Sportscar Champion 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sports racing car.
Testa Rossa, which literally means "red head" in Italian, refers to the red-painted cam covers sported by the cars 12-cylinder engine.
The large side intakes were not only a statement of style but were very 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, eliminating the need for a rear spoiler.
The aerodynamic drag coefficient of 0.36 cd was significantly lower than the Lamborghini Countach's 0.42 cd.