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1986 Ferrari Testarossa Serial Number 66687


Lead photograph of 1986 Ferrari Testarossa Serial Number 66687

We are pleased to offer 1986 Ferrari “high mirror” Testarossa s/n 66687. From new in excellent original Rosso Corsa FER 300/12 red with unusually nice original beige leather with a dark brown dash and tan carpets. Only one owner for the last twenty years and only 15,859 miles. Testarossa s/n 66687 has just completed an engine-out cam belt service; a full mechanical, body and interior detail; all fluids were changed; an A/C system overhaul, the front spoiler was re-finished; new front and rear hood struts were fitted; new brake pads were installed; all wheels were powder coated and a full safety inspection by Dugan Enterprises at a cost of $19,903.20 at 15,765 miles. Copy of the invoice on file. Fitted with a period correct Panasonic sound system with a 12-disc CD changer. Comes with the full set of Factory books including the original warranty card; the owner’s manual; the dealer list booklet and the consumer information booklet plus the leather carrying pouch, the full set of tools in their tool roll and the jack bag with the wheel wrench and knock-off hammer for the knock-off wheels.

The Testarossa was introduced at the 1984 Paris Auto Show as a formidable competitor to Lamborghini’s Countach thanks, in part, to its all-new 4-valve heads putting out 380 bhp at 6300 rpm. Motivated by the four valve version of Ferrari’s horizontally opposed twelve cylinder engine, the Testarossa was quick and made all the right sounds. Stylistically the Testarossa stunned the world with its avant garde styling. Long, low and wide, the Testarossa appeared even more so thanks to the extensive use of horizontal slatting, a feature that would be replicated both on other Ferraris and on many other lesser cars. As an evolution of the 512 BB, the Testarossa placed the radiators on each side of the car, adding a full 12″ of additional width while also increasing the wheelbase of the former Boxer platform. Thanks to its user friendly cabin and creature comforts the Testarossa was very plush with inviting leather seats, rear shelf, headliner, and visors. Beneath these striking features was a surprisingly organic and handsome form that remains as arresting today as it was over thirty years ago. The trunk is cavernous and the car very comfortable and easy to drive, making it an ideal way to cover long distances at high speeds in comfort. Top speed was good for 180 mph while 0-60 took just 5.2 seconds. Today the Testarossa is undoubtedly the bargain of the flat-12 Ferrari world, offering stunning good lucks, unique styling, acres of torque and effortless performance at a buyer-friendly price!

1986 Testarossa s/n 66687 is an early single mirror car, with the mirror placed high on the driver’s side A-pillar, known in Italian as “monospecchio” or “single mirro,”, to differentiate from the later cars’ dual side mirrors. Early cars were also unique in their center-lock “knock-off” wheels and the odometer mounted at the bottom of the center console instead of on the speedometer head. Testarossa s/n 66687 has just 15,859 miles in total and is in exceptional condition, in keeping with its low miles and massive just-completed service. The body panels, paintwork and body gaps are all exceptionally nice and show very nicely. The front spoiler has just been refinished and shows as new. The factory knock-off wheels have just been powder coated and the BF Goodrich G-Force Sport P225 X 50 X R16 front and P255 X 50 X R16 rear tires are near new. All of the car’s glass and trim remains free of scratches or wear. All rotating switches and related trim parts are in excellent condition. The dashboard is excellent. The wheels have been powder coated and so are “as new”. The leather is very clean and supple with only very minor surface wear on the left bolster of the driver’s seat and driver’s seat pad. The air conditioning has been rebuilt and so blows ice cold. The car’s carpets, floor mats and kick-plates are all in very good condition. The engine compartment and trunk are immaculate. The front trunk carpet is very clean and shows no wear. The engine compartment is very clean and totally original. The chassis and under-body are very clean and damage free. Because of its low original miles and recent major service history, this extremely well-preserved and very desirable monospecchio Testarossa is an all-original and well-kept example. Testarossa s/n 66687 starts instantly and idles with a throaty growl. Driving is both exciting and pleasant with progressive acceleration, great torque and wonderful power on hand.

Testarossa s/n 66687 has just completed a major engine-out service including replacement of the timing belts; pressure wash the engine and transmission; inspect camshaft and adjust valve clearances; install new camshaft seals and O-rings; replace tensioner bearings; set cam timing to factory specs; new front main seal; overhaul the water pump; new distributor housing seals; new spark plugs; new oil and air filters; new oil return tube hoses; new accessory belts; flush and bleed brake and clutch system; adjust hand brake; fit a new water expansion tank cap; new cooling system thermostats; charge A/C system; repair the front spoiler; new brake fluid reservoir; new front and rear hood struts; new light bulb for brake light; new wiper blades; new front and rear brake pads; powder coat all four wheels; new valve stems; balance and install tires; new rubber boot and a complete safety and test-drive check. The total invoice was $19,903.20 at only 15,765 miles. Certainly among the most iconic cars of the 1980s, this car epitomizes the era wonderfully but in spite of its visually arresting design, it is easy to drive and feels durable. Ready for drive and enjoy, this exciting Ferrari offers enthusiasts the captivating combination of ground-breaking design and legendary mid-engine 12 cylinder performance as only Ferrari can deliver. Thanks to its books, tools and very recent major service, Testarossa s/n 66687 is a pride of ownership collector car with a fully-documented ownership back to the day it was sold new November 21st, 1986. Priced right at $119,500 or best offer.

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