Ask anybody who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s what their dream car was back then, and a majority will likely say the Ferrari Testarossa. I grew up in that era and I’m not ashamed to admit that I’d have the same answer. Back then, posters of the Testarossa dominated the walls in my bedroom and I can even remember asking my parents to buy all the magazines that featured it in their respective covers. That’s how much I adored the Testarossa and to this day, whenever I see one, I still get that same dreamy look that I had when I was a child.

This video created by XCar films perfectly captures the emotions I had back when I was a kid. The mere mention of the Ferrari Testarossa would immediately put my imagination into overdrive. In my head, I owned one and drove it everywhere. Suffice to say, the Testarossa is the one car that had the biggest influence in me being so passionate about this industry.

A quarter of a century may have passed, but my love and admiration for that supercar will never go away. Yep, the boy you see in this video was me some 25 odd years ago, right down to the Ferrari sheets and the Testarossa poster taped on my wall.

Ferrari Testarossa

1984 - 1991 Ferrari Testarossa High Resolution Exterior
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Read our full review on the Ferrari Testarossa here.

Kirby Garlitos
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Kirby’s first exposure into the world of automobiles happened when he caught Knight Rider on television as a five-year old boy. David Hasselhoff didn’t leave much of an impression on him (that happened later on in Baywatch), but KITT certainly did. To this day, Kirby remains convinced that he will one day own a car with the same ‘spirit’ as the original KITT (not the 2008 monstrosity). He doesn't know when that will be, but until then, he’s committed to expressing his love for KITT, and all cars for that matter, here at TopSpeed.  Read More
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