1992 Ferrari 512 TR

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The 512TR (Testarossa) was introduced in 1992 as a replacement for the Testarossa. The 5 represented the number of liters and the 12 for the number of cylinders.

The 512TR’s engine was modified in many ways. Nikasil liners were added, along with a new air intake system, Bosch engine management system, 10.1:1 compression ratio with new pistons, larger intake valves, and a revised exhaust system. In addition to the extra power, the modifications delivered a flatter torque curve for better acceleration. Gearshifting effort, long a complaint about the Testarossa, was eased with a new single-plate clutch, sliding ball bearings, and better angle for the shifter. The braking system included larger front rotors and cross-drilling all around. Quicker steering, lower-profile tires, and new shock settings improved handling. Most importantly, engine and gearbox position was rethought, which improved the centre of gravity, aiding the handling and making the car less fearsome on the limit.

The interior was revised too, with the center console split from the dashboard, and the climate controls relocated. Pininfarina tweaked the body of the car to better integrate the spoilers and engine cover and update the design in line with the recently released 348.

The 512TR could accelerate to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.8 seconds and could reach the quarter mile mark in 12.8 seconds. Top speed was 192 mph (309 km/h). It cost US$212,160 in 1992 with luxury items, the “gas-guzzler” taxes, and destination freight.

General Specifications:

ENGINE
Type: Aluminum Block and Heads/Flat-12 in 180° V/DOHC
Displacement: 302 cu/4943.04 cc/4.9 L
Horsepower: 428 bhp @ 6750 rpm
Torque: 360 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm

This is a fine top grade example of a Gorgeous 1992 Ferrari 512 TR. This fine example is finished in Grigio Metallic with a Black leather interior. The engine is a 428bhp Aluminum Block Flat-12 with Bosch Motronic M 2.7 combined electronic fuel injection and 5 speed manual transmission. This vehicle has been well maintained since new and it shows with just over 9,677 miles(15,580 KM). Included are the manuals and tool case. A gorgeous unmolested example of a stunning Italian Super Car. This car will certainly be an enjoyable addition to any garage. Fresh engine out service, new cam belts, valve adjustment, new seals/gaskets, and new clutch and pressure plate.

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