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Monday, May 16, 2016

The only one Ferrari Testarossa Koenig soon be auctioned

If 20 or 30 years ago, a supercar is considered the type of high-performance cars was compulsory drive for each petrolheads, imagine how their views on this one supercar. 
 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Koenig. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aGMow)
Back to the 1980s and early 1990s, the exotic supercars like the Lamborghini Countach, Diablo or Ferrari F40 cars went on to become the most desirable high performance. The driver must rely more courage and their driving skills when driving, rather than advanced electronic features are pinned on the car. 

The famous German modifier company named Koenig Specials, became one tuner workshop known by its beautiful modifications to various particular Ferrari supercar. Established in 1977, Koenig has specialized in the modification of the Italian luxury supercar after the company's founder, Willy König, was not satisfied with the performance of his Ferrari 365 GT4, and then modify it.
Left side view of 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Koenig. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aGMow)
The modification result of König's 365 GT4 was quite special and memorable for the Ferrari owners and enthusiasts, many of whom later asked him to perform additional modifications and upgrades on their Ferrari supercars.
Interior view of 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Koenig. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aGMow)
One of them is 1987 Ferrari Testarossa, which the first owner brought it to Koenig Specials to make a dramatic bodywork modification, add anti-roll bar, widened its wheel-track, until the engine modifications that increase the power output up to 800 hp. Then Testarossa's second owner took it back to Koenig to further improve performance by took inspiration of Ferrari 512M at both ends of the car, plus installed large rear wing like F40.
Rear side view of 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Koenig. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aGMow)
However, those modification activities on this Ferrari was known by Enzo Ferrari and made him angry, then through a legal notice asking Koenig to remove all the Ferrari badge on the vehicle modifications, because it no longer be regarded as proportionate Ferrari car.

Now, 1988 Ferrari Testarossa Koenig will be auctioned off at the Silverstone Auctions event on May 20, 2016 at Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, England. Testarossa is expected to sell in the range of ‎£115,000 to ‎£130,000, or approx Rp.2,2 billion to Rp.2,5 billion. Are you willing to make an offer? For more details, please click here. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS]
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