- That overhang, good lord!

Meet the Camarossa and ask WHY?

Facebook Marketplace has done what it does best, up-chuck a vile kit-car at an absurd price!

Yes, it's me, Drivetribe's kit car connoisseur, the king of crud, the marquis of munters and today time I am gifting you with this Ferrari Testarossa. Dubbed the Camarossa by its creator it is a Testarossa replica crafted on a Chevrolet Camaro.

Crafted on a 1986 Camaro there has been a whole host of modifications to make this looks a bit like the Ferrari Red-Head. Every major body panel has been reshaped to match the straight cut '80s lines of the TR, Dr Frankenstein even went as far as to stretch the bonnet and front wings to ape the tremendous overhang of the Ferrari original. The rocker panels, doors, and quarter panels have been handmade, including those iconic strakes. Even the five-point wheels have been custom made for this car, and they put the power of a Chevy small-block, still mounted at the front, to the ground through an open gated manual gearbox. Points to the mad man behind it for fabricating a Ferrari shifter for that full clickety clackety effect. Power is around 500 horsepower and is sent rearward via an uprated five-speed box. Other mechanical adjustments come in the form of uprated shocks and lowering springs.

I can't tell if this is the 305 or the 350, but it is in the wrong place for a Testarossa...

I can't tell if this is the 305 or the 350, but it is in the wrong place for a Testarossa...

On the inside, the deranged designer has done more than just whack a Ferrari badge onto the steering wheel and call it a day. There is a custom dash and Phantom gauges, some decent looking pedals, and if you had cataracts and had never seen a Testarossa in real life you might call it kosher? This is by far the least awful of the abominations that have appeared in my inbox so credit there I suppose? And how much for this ensemble of shapes that if you squint looks like a Ferrari? $14,500.

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Comments (9)

  • I read that wrong. I thought it said “Meet the Coronavirus” 😂😂😂

      19 days ago
  • Good thing it isn't called "Testaro".

      19 days ago
  • I liked that generation F-body so this isn't so horrific to my eyes but for the Jimmy Durante snout the creator worked so hard to fabricate. Maybe I need to renew my eyeglass prescription...🤔

      4 days ago
  • Ferra'ro or Camar'ri :-)

      19 days ago
  • Personally, I like the weird look, makes the car look like a special version of the Testa Rossa, where the car is longer in the front and rear, to alledgly be "more aerodynamic" but in fact, just to fit an American V8

      17 days ago
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