1983 Ferrari 512 BBi

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As the predecessor to the popular Testarossa, the 1983 Ferrari 512 BBi is both a legend and iconic in its own right. With a 4.9L flat-12 cylinder engine resting behind the cabin, the 512 BBi delivers vintage ‘80s supercar thrills with plenty of designer Italian style. 

Many people call the 512 BBi the Ferrari Boxer because it has a boxer flat-12 cylinder engine. This engine produces 340 horsepower with 333 pound-feet of torque. The rear-mid engine layout combines with rear-wheel-drive to offer an exhilarating driving experience. 

This kind of power in the lightweight 512 BBi chassis can move from 0 to 60 miles per hour in the 4.7 second range. You can reach a top speed of 174 mph in the Ferrari 512 BBi. The designation of 512 for this Ferrari model was chosen because the car features an (almost) five liter engine with 12 cylinders. 

1983 Ferrari 512 BBi

As for this particular Ferrari 512 BBi from 1983, it is available for sale. It offers a very classy white exterior with a cream leather interior finish. In fact, this is one of only about 27 examples produced by Ferrari featuring the elegant Ermenegildo Zegna interior. On top of that, Ferrari only built a total of 1,007 512 BBi examples during its production window.

In other words, getting your hands on a Ferrari 512 BBi isn’t easy, especially one in nearly pristine condition such as this. With a recent engine-out belt service performed in 2018, this Prancing Horse is ready to run. A five-speed gearbox puts you in control of a Ferrari 12 cylinder engine, what more could you want?

With only 33,600 kilometers or approximately 20,880 miles on the odometer, this 1983 Ferrari 512 BBi still has a lot of love to share with the road. That doesn’t mean the next owner is going to drive it a lot but they certainly could if they wanted to. 

Price: $349,000

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