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ever see these speedlines on a 512/512M

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  3. AJS328

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    I've seen those rims on a special limited run of 348s that were for Europe-only. 348 GTC maybe? I know someone on the chat that lives in the UK has a red one with those wheels. They look awesome on the car. Also, I think that a Japan-only run of 512 TRs might have gotten those rims also. All were around 1993-94 production.
     
  4. Ira Schwartz

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    Yes, those do look like the rims on the rare, Euro-only 348 Competizione. Saw one in Monaco once and it was quite nice. I'm aware of the special Japanese-market 512 but haven't seen one, so I can't comment on what sort of wheels they have.
     
  5. evandaalen

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    Hi Ira, good to see you here ;-)

    There were indeed 15 cars special made for the Japanese market, to celebrate that Cornes & Co. was the importer in Japan for 15 years. This type was called "512 TR Speciale". All were dark red and indeed fitted with special wheels. I should have a few pictures of the 512 TR Speciale, but my "archive" is a real mess right now. But from memory, these wheels indeed looked like the ones on the pictures over here.

    I recently started to work again on my "Testarossa stuff" (www.red-headed.com), so maybe I will find the images soon .... :)

    Grtx, Edvar
     
  6. Ira Schwartz

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    I defer to Edvar's vastly greater wisdom, expecially on matters involving TRs.
     
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    I just found my pictures of the 512 TR Speciale. And the wheels indeed look the same as the ones on Ebay. Best regards, Edvar
     
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    Edvar, can you post the images?
     

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