Scuderia Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta by Baldini
A one off that gives a nod to the image of the purest driving in summer. The philosophy of the Roadster. In a nutshell the goal set by the bodywork Roman Scuderia Baldini for the realization of this Ferrari Testarossa en plein air, not surprisingly renamed Testarossa Barchetta. Car body all at sea blue, cream interior, interior trim in aluminum color and to instantly capture the look, the absence of the ceiling and rear fittings of the engine hood, deleted and replaced by two classic domes. Here is the Barchetta by Scuderia Baldini. A Testarossa in 1987 with 33,000 km in assets made into a Roadster on behalf of an enthusiastic customer. The assembly operation of this model can only be described in detail, since it is a real intervention of craftsmanship, the result of which would not look next to the realizations of the most famous Bodies.
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta front
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta side
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta rear
The car body of the Ferrari Testarossa was in fact, completely disassembled in order to put the bare frame on a template so as irrobustirne the middle with some reinforcing elements that have been welded to the original platform. Operation of an obligation to ensure adequate strength to the structure of the Testarossa, otherwise too weakened by the elimination of side pillars and roof. The development of the new body indicating the technical Roman atelier was carried out in the search for stylistic consistency with the new image that was intended to give the Testarossa. In a nutshell Barchetta yes but without changing the characteristics of absolute supersport and appeal of the Coupe.
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta dashboard
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta interior
An element sheet placed between passenger compartment and engine cover now incorporates the two domes with function rollbar behind the two seats covered as throughout the interior with a high quality waterproof leather originally developed for nautical cream which combines the silver color of seat belts, the same shade of exterior moldings made of aluminum. The powertrain part was also completely overhauled to bring it back in original condition. Only intervention that Baldini was granted was the assembly of a group of tailpipes made of stainless steel to get a sound more appropriate of the image of Testarossa Barchetta.
Ferrari Testarossa Barchetta engine