1992 Ferrari 512TR Prototype

1992 Ferrari 512TR Prototype

Condition: Used
Make: Ferrari
Model: 512TR
SubModel: Prototype
Type: --
Trim: Prototype
Year: 1992
Mileage: 20570
VIN: ZFFLG40A9N0086815
Color: Rosso Corsa
Engine: 4.9L H12 DOHC 24V
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Nero
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Reno, Nevada, United States
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Description for Ferrari 512TR 1992

Offered for sale is this striking 1992 Ferrari 512 TR is according to actual Ferrarifactory records one of just two factory US spec prototypes and based on thevin sequence this one is the first of these pre-production cars. This Ferrari 512 TR was acquired by the previous owner in August of 2008 with 14614 miles showing. We purchased this car in August of 2017. The interesting ownership history of this Ferrari 512TR is known from new. It is complete with books... and records as well as tools and jack and a 6 disc stereo system. Though the VIN plate indicates the car was built in May of 1991 as a 1992 vehicle the serial number was some 300 units earlier than the first serial number at start of production. This car was specifically noted in Ferrari recall summary letter from Ferrari North America dated 28 Jun 1995 as the first one of only two prototypes of Ferrari 512TR USA spec cars. All the annual maintenance for this Ferrari has always religiously been completed including an engine out belt replacement that was accomplished at 15301 miles. The car is in original and excellent condition with a Rosso Corsa exterior and Nero interior. A common Ferrari interior sticky rubber problem was taken care of with new rubber parts. A set of Schedoni black 512 leather luggage goes with the car. The car runs extremely well and displays the typical mild wear patina on the driver side leather bolster which is the only evidence of the cars mileage. Otherwise the car is in excellent condition. It shows extremely well and is an eye turner whenever driven. The Ferrari 512 TR continues to excite Ferrari enthusiasts with its unique and iconic design and has recently been rapidly appreciating. An exciting opportunity to acquire a rare and extremely desirable legendary Ferrari in excellent condition. Please feel free to call James Krueger with any questions at 877-893-8496.Vehicle Highlights-4943cc Flat 12 Cylinder-5-speed gated shifter manualtransmission-Built in May of 1991-Early prototype -1 of 2 factory U.S. Specprototypes -One of the firstpre-production cars based on the VIN sequence -512's were far more advancedthan the Testarossa-428 horsepower-195 mph top speed-Extremely rare and importantFerrari-Excellent original condition-Black Schedoni leatherFerrari luggage -Very early VIN sequence-Amazing addition to anyFerrari collectionThe 512 TR was introduced in 1992 as a completely re-engineered mid-engine 12 cylinder improved version of the Ferrari classic the Testarossa. The 4943 cc flat V12 that is longitudinally mounted and produced 428 horsepower with a top speed of 195 mph 0-62 time of only 4.8 seconds and a quarter mile of 12.8 secs (a full second faster than the Testarossa). Although the 512TR retained most of the Testarossa' iconic external design features the interior was completely redesigned and upgraded. The Ferrari 512 TR was produced for only three years with 2261 manufactured. Engineering Changes from the Testarossa-Redesigned cylinder heads valve diameters for inlet and exhaust-Newly designed exhaust manifolds-A completely redesigned cooling system including radiators andengine cooling passageways-Camshaft was re-profiled for a much broader power curve-Integrated electronic fuel injection system and ignition (BoschMotronic 2.7) with self-diagnostic capabilities and with ECU located in thecockpit-Better overall fuel economy and lower emissions-Double independent submergible fuel pumps-Ferrari engineers improved intake manifolds making them longerand straighter-Internally the engine increased compression ratios from 9.3:1to 10.1:1-Horsepower was boosted from 380 to 428 bhp-Torque increased from 354 lbft to 361 lbft-Vehicle weight reduced 40kg (88lbs)-Limited slip differential (40%) with reduced axial thrust toincrease reliability-Larger front and rear cross drilled discs: front 315mm x 32mm;rear 310 mm x 28mm-Aluminum calipers with larger pistons: front 44/40mm; rear:40/36mm-Front wheels increased from 16? to 8? x 18? with 235/40 ZR 18tires rear wheels increased from16? to 10.5? x 18? with 295/35 ZR 18 tires.-Top speed increased to 195 mph-Clutch and trans were improved-Chassis rigidity improved-Suspension completely redesigned markedly improving handling-Engine mounted 1" lower making the overall CG lower-New steering column design allowing more room in the driver'sfoot well-Steering system was improved with a new steering rack withlonger arms a more direct ratio and a better steering moment offset-Interior completely redesigned allowing more foot and kneespace and better seating comfort.We have a clear title and own all of our cars. Ask us about shipping and financing. Call text or email anytime!