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1985 Ferrari Testarossa

"Monospecchio"
£93,150 ($106,368)
Sale Price
£90,000 - £120,000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
17 September 2022
Sold Date
307
Lot Number
#3
Visually maintained, largely original
Bonhams
Auction House
Chassis no. ZFFTA17C000059723. Rosso Corsa over cream leather. RHD. 4943/390hp, 5-speed, single mirror, single-nut wheels, Scuderia shields.

Evaluation: Rare RHD model represented as the 21st car imported into the UK. Stored from 2005-19 and then recommissioned at the cost of about £20,000. Showing 48,451 total miles. The car is a little stone-chipped around the edges, has rust on the wheel hubs, and shows vinyl peeling from the dash.

Bottom Line: Over the last one to two years, Testarossa values in both the US and the UK have risen sharply. And this car has a lot going for it: right-hand drive with the early single “monospecchio” mirror and single-nut wheels. It looks like a TR with great potential and in today’s market appears well bought at this price.

by Hagerty Insider
22 September 2022
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Condition definitions
Condition #1: Concours
Condition #1 vehicles are the best in the world. The visual image is of the best vehicle, in the right colors, driving onto the lawn at the finest concours. Perfectly clean, the vehicle has been groomed down to the tire treads. Painted and chromed surfaces are mirror-like. Dust and dirt are banned, and materials used are correct and superbly fitted. The one word description for #1 vehicles is “concours.“
Condition #2: Excellent
#2 vehicles could win a local or regional show. They can be former #1 vehicles that have been driven or have aged. Seasoned observers will have to look closely for flaws, but will be able to find some not seen by the general public. The paint, chrome, glass and finishes will all appear as excellent. No excessive smoke will be seen on startup, no unusual noises will emanate from the engine. The vehicle will drive as a new vehicle of its era would. The one word description for #2 vehicles is “excellent.“
Condition #3: Good
#3 vehicles could possess some, but not all of the issues of a #4 vehicle, but they will be balanced by other factors such as a fresh paint job or a new, correct interior where applicable. #3 vehicles drive and run well, but might have some incorrect parts. These vehicles are not used for daily transportation but are ready for a long tour without excuses, and the casual passerby will not find any visual flaws. “Good” is the one word description of a #3 vehicle.
Condition #4: Fair
#4 vehicles are daily drivers, with flaws visible to the naked eye. The chrome might have pitting or scratches, the windshield might be chipped. Paintwork is imperfect, and perhaps the body has a minor dent. Split seams or a cracked dash, where applicable, might be present. No major parts are missing, but the wheels could differ from the originals, or other non- stock additions might be present. A #4 vehicle can also be a deteriorated restoration. “Fair” is the one word that describes a #4 vehicle.
Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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