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Monday, June 14, 2021

Here are the 8 most sought after of the 1980s Ferraris today (Part-2)

The 1980s was one of the eras where most people at that time were very obsessed with the future. This is illustrated by the public's interest in futuristic-themed movies such as Back To The Future, so that they were made in several sequels. The film depicts the human ability to time travel by using a time travel device made by retrofitting a 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 with a flux capacitor, although in reality it still cannot be done until today. The existence of sophisticated DMC DeLorean car with future technology such those in that movie then had a big influence on car design in the 1980s.
The 2012 Silverstone Classic on July 20-22 features the largest gathering of Ferrari F40 supercars ever seen. (Picture from: Telegraph.co.uk or Pinterest)
Ferrari is one of the most capable car manufacturers to show the influence of futuristic elements in its car productions. At the time, the Ferraris are famous for its iconic red color, but is also famous for its wide mirrors and futuristic car design that gives the impression as if it is ready to fly. By its such distinctive and iconic shape, so it is not surprising that the Ferraris of the 1980s are still the target of many fans today, and here are the second part of the 8 most sought after 1980s Ferraris;

5. 1984 Ferrari 512 Testarosa
Perhaps, this Ferrari 512 Testarossa is the most famous Ferrari model among the 1980s Ferrari cars on the list. This car is also arguably one of the successful models to be excellent when it was first launched in 1984, and has appeared in various legendary television series at that time such as Miami Vice and others.
1984 Ferrari 512 Testarossa. (Picture from: TopCarRating)
Besides having an attractive appearance, this car knew very powerful due to the engine able to spit out a power output of up to 390hp, so no wonder if it has a fairly good acceleration capability from rest to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds, and also can run up to a top speed of 180 mph.

6. 1986 Ferrari GTS Turbo
The Ferrari GTS Turbo known as the last V8 engined 2-seater sports car series made by Ferrari in 1986. As the name implies, the car is also equipped with a turbocharger, the same as that applied to the Ferrari 328 GTB, but the car has a slightly larger engine's displacement that is 2.0 liters. So, the car's engine is claimed to be capable of spewing power up to 254 brake horsepower, which is the power measurement before the loss of car's power due to the gearbox frictions and other factors.
1986 Ferrari GTS Turbo. (Picture from: AlphaCodes)
In terms of appearance, although it has undergone changes to the front and rear bumpers, for some reason the appearance still feels plain. If in general, we've seen on the Ferrari's car has the stripe in black accents or other colors, then this car is  an exception or not one of them.

7. 1987 Ferrari F40
If there is a car manufacturer that can build a daily road-legal car that can be used for the racing as well, then that is always considered a good thing by most car enthuthiasts especially for those fast car lovers. It seems that Ferrari has managed to make it happen when they launched the Ferrari F40 in 1987 back then. This is understandable because the Maranello-based auto manufacturer is known to have the world's best GT and Formula racing programs until today.
1987 Ferrari F40. (Picture from: CarPixel)
This is a Ferrari model could be used as daily vehicle on the public roads, but it has the racing ability. It could be happened, due to it's powered by an engine capable of spitting out power up to 478 horsepower. So it is not surprising that the F40 can accelerate from rest to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 201 mph. If only street racing wasn't illegal, then inevitably the F40 could be one of the most reliable cars for the street racing.
 
8. 1989 Ferrari 348 TB
At the end of a decade like this, usually the world's leading manufacturer will display a completely new car. This is precisely will not be able to found by you when seen the Ferrari 348 TB launched in 1989, because this car at first glance looks similar to the Testarossa. So, it could be said that the Maranello-based car stable did not launch such completely new car model at the time.
1989 Ferrari 348 TB. (Picture from: Ferrari)
The stripes on the sides make it look like a race car and off course it would be appealed to the speed lovers. In addition, this car also has great running capability due to it has an engine capable to spit a maximum power of 300 horsepower. So, no wonder if the car can be accelerated from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.6 seconds.
So, those are the 8 most sought after 1980s Ferraris to date, which one is your target to be one of your car collections or even used as a cool daily car. Don't get drunk while on the wheel and stay safe. (Back to the Part-1). *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | FERRARI | BRINGTRAILER ]
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