There are a selection of corporations, a few of them fairly well-known, that may restore a traditional Porsche 911 whereas additionally upgrading some points of the automotive to trendy requirements, a course of generally known as restomodding.
Nevertheless, we’re slowly beginning to see corporations flip their consideration to traditional vehicles from different makes, and it ought to be no shock to you that traditional Ferraris are among the many hottest within the non-911 crowd.
Some latest restomodded Ferraris we have lined embody the Maggiore 308, Casil 328, and even a Dino transformed by famous Ferrari collector David Lee. Now an organization out of Switzerland, Officine Fioravanti, has revealed the primary images of a Ferrari Testarossa restomod it’s creating.
Since Officine Fioravanti continues to be creating the automotive there aren’t too many specs, though we all know the corporate has managed to extend the highest pace by about 20 mph to a brand new determine of 200 mph. Nonetheless sitting construct the seats is the unique 4.9-liter V-12, although the engine has been totally rebuilt and now has a management that lets the motive force regulate the output.
Officine Fioravanti Ferrari Testarossa restomod
An adjustable exhaust system has additionally been added. It is produced from titanium to assist save weight. The corporate has hinted at complete weight financial savings of its restomod over the inventory Testarossa of near 265 kilos.
Different upgrades to the mechanicals had been made within the curiosity of enhancing security and the driving expertise. There at the moment are Brembo brakes, Ohlins dampers, adjustable anti-roll bars, and trendy ABS and traction management. There’s additionally a system to elevate the nostril of the automotive to assist put it aside from scrapes.
Whereas the outside has been left largely untouched to take care of the Testarossa’s iconic appears to be like, the inside has been given an intensive makeover. There’s recent leather-based on most of the surfaces, and a few older plastic components have been swapped with metallic replacements. A brand new audio system has additionally been added together with controls to regulate a few of the objects talked about above.
A full reveal is predicted later this yr, and Officine Fioravanti is but to say what number of examples of its Testarossa restomod it plans to construct.