Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

The Testarossa Spider, serial number 62897, is the sole official convertible variant of the Testarossa commissioned by Ferrari and designed by Pininfarina to be built. The car was specially made for the late Gianni Agnelli, head of Fiat at the time, as a gift.

The Testarossa Spider had a silver exterior, a white magnolia leather interior with a dark blue stripe running above the matte black sills, and a white top that could be manually stowed away.The vehicle was delivered to Agnelli in 1986, and had a solid silver metal Ferrari logo on the hood instead of an aluminium one. The silver theme refers to elemental silver’s periodic table abbreviation, Ag, the first two letters of Agnelli’s name.

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Many customers requested their own Testarossa Spider, but Ferrari declined every one of them for spatial and structural challenges that would be a challenge to resolve, and so Pininfarina and other conversion firms had to make unofficial Spider conversions. The official Spider was no different mechanically than the normal Testarossas available in the European market. It had a standard 4.9 L 291 kilowatts (396 PS; 390 hp) flat-12 engine. The only difference, other than being a convertible, was that the Spider’s front window and door windows were both shorter than those of the normal car.

Illustration for article titled Kyosho Ferrari 5 1/64 #26 - Project Prancing Horse #26 - 1986 Ferrari Testarossa
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When I was a kid I use to drool over the normal testarossa but when I found out starman took the tops off I almost lost it. It’s like going from Coke to Crack not that I would know. Anyway I didn’t know there was only one Spyder built and the rest are all unofficial versions. The Kyosho model seems a bit inaccurate because of the five bolt pattern wheels that didn’t come out till 88. This is expected Kyosho fare. Great paint, proportion and general feel.

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Thanks for looking

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