Ferrari Testa Rossa...the 80s are back

Officine Fioravanti from Switzerland developed a modernist restomod based of the famous Maranello car; while the soul remains unchanged, driving dynamics have been supremely refined

Cyclically the style from past decades becomes once again fashionable and if you are seeking a modernist interpretation of the 1980’s motorism, the iconic restomod of Ferrari Testa Rossa might be the model to choose. Now, for sure, someone will turn their nose up because some vehicles are sacred but many others have applauded the effort of Officine Fioravanti to evolve without diluting traditions, while renewing the fun of a truly flamboyant car making epoque.

Old fashioned but technological

As per the Testa Rossa, we are talking of probably the most televised Ferraris ever thanks to a permanent presence in American Tv series Miami Vice; a feature that made the vehicle known to both car enthusiasts.

The voice of the V12

The overall avant-garde refinements, bring much reward to driving dynamics and cockpit experience as the interiors of Ferrari Testa Rossa by Officine Fioravanti, retain that '80s aura that made it famous and celebrated. White tone paint, is a further trick to amplify the status of a surely timeless car that in this unique restomod, boasts the classic Veglia Borletti analogue instruments and practical additions such as buttons for windows and climate. Classic manual shift gear lever completes the package while the cell phone slot on the right side of the tunnel, is a witty legacy from the unforgettable 1980s.

A jump in the past

The overall avant-garde refinements, bring much reward to driving dynamics and cockpit experience as the interiors of Ferrari Testa Rossa by Officine Fioravanti, retain that '80s aura that made it famous and celebrated. White tone paint, is a further trick to amplify the status of a surely timeless car that in this unique restomod, boasts the classic Veglia Borletti analogue instruments and practical additions such as buttons for windows and climate. Classic manual shift gear lever completes the package while the cell phone slot on the right side of the tunnel, is a witty legacy from the unforgettable 1980s.

Cesare Cappa

I wasn't always amidst engines but in the end, I succeeded in making the topic part of my professional career. After graduating as a mechanical engineer, I started contributing for Auto Tecnica, and subsequently fed my portfolio of collaborations with Sole 24 Ore, Messaggero and Corriere della Sera. I’m responsible for car testing at monthly magazine Auto and I enjoy combining the activity of journalist and tester at the Balocco driving center.