When Ferrari introduced the Testarossa in 1984, it caused quite the sensation. Its wide stance, muscular flat-12 engine and unmistakable strakes along the side air intake scoops instantly made it an icon of the 1980s. Recognizing what a good thing it had going, Ferrari and Pininfarina decided to not fix what was broken when they updated the Testarossa into the 512 TR of the early ‘90s.
However, the basic design’s ‘80s origins are still easy to celebrate, as evidenced by this short film starring none other than Chris Harris and his own personal 512 TR. We don’t get to hear Harris Monkey talk very much, but with a killer soundtrack that combines a growling boxer-dozen and period-inspired, synth-heavy music by Dan Brown (presumably not the same one who wrote The Da Vinci Code), is that such a bad thing?