Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Supercars | Ferrari Testarossa Supercars

TheFerrari Testarossa Ferrari Testarossa one of the most popular supercars in the 80's, this car was first produced in 1984 and ended in 1991
This car was named Testarossa which means "Red Head" in Italian that best describes the red painted cam that covers the engine of this car, Pininfarina and Ferrari usually uses decriptive terms related to women's body as their cars name because they feel it is what best describes their automobiles design.

supercarsFerrari Testarossa is a 2 door 12 cylinder mid engine sports car, it is powered by a 4.9 liter longitudinally mid mounted engine with a total of 48 valves lubricated via a dry sump system that produces a 390 horsepower @ 6300 rpm and a 361 lb ft @ 4500 rpm of torque, Ferrari Testarossa accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and 0 to 62 mph in 5.8 seconds and reaches 100 mph in 11.4 seconds, and is able to reach a top speed of 180 mph.

From a standing point, Ferrari Testarossa can reach a quater mile in 13.5 seocnds and reaches a kilometer in 23.8 seconds

Ferrari Testarossa Specs

General specifications
Country of origin: Italy
Numbers built: 7177
Produced from: 1984 - 1991
Introduced at: 1984 Paris Motor Show
Body design: Pininfarina
Configuration: V12
Location: Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 4.9 liter
Valvetrain: 48 valves
Engine type: DOHC
Transmission: 5 speed Manual
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Horsepower: 390 bhp @ 6300 rpm
Torque: 361 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
Top Speed: 180 mph
0-60 mph: 5.2 seconds
0-62 mph: 5.8 seconds
0-100 mph: 11.4 seconds
0-1/4 mile: 13.5 seconds
0-1 km: 23.8 seconds

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