Classic Cars

Harry Metcalfe Explains What Made The Ferrari Testarossa Such A Classic

There's more to it than just side strakes.

A sufficient amount of time has finally passed to take a look back at Ferrari's hugely successful Eighties classic, the Testarossa. Enthusiasts have quite a few iconic classics to look back at as defining moments in automotive history for the decade, but regular people are likely to know only this one. So Harry Metcalfe here takes us through a 1987 example of the car and its many charming (and occasionally confusing) qualities.

Perhaps best of all, it contains a whole bunch of flat-12 engine sounds, which are described as “double 911” at one point.

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