If you want to know how Crockett and Tubbs always seemed to catch the smugglers, it was because they had a fast car. Miami Vice put the Ferrari Testarossa front and center, and it was the iconic poster car on boys' bedroom walls. As the successor to the 512 Berlinetta Boxer, Enzo wanted a more user-friendly supercar. Powered by a 4.9 liter flat-12, it used twin fuel injection systems and distributors. Essentially being two inline six engines separated by 180 degrees, it made for 390 horsepower and 361 lb-ft of torque.
Also Check Out: Miami Vice Testarossa For SaleThe iconic styling still looks like it's from the future. Slats on the door feed air into twin radiators in the quarter panels. It has decent storage under the front-opening hood, and visibility was better than most cars of the 80's. Mr. Ferrari was never shy about naming his creations, and Testarossa literally translates to "Red Head". Perhaps as an homage to a past relationship, everyone knows that red hair makes the world go round. The original model was produced from 1984 to 1991 when it was replaced by the 512 TR. You will be hard pressed to spot the external differences, as they are cosmetic in nature. The frame, suspension, steering, and cooling were all improved, which made it an easier daily driver.