The compression ratio alone was a simply ridiculous 13:1, which might not sound like much compared to some race engines today, but the car debuted in 1993.

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And then it ran (and won) at the famous 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race. It almost goes without mentioning, as well, that it just sounds delicious:

The 333 SP had remarkable staying power in true competition, with its last race in anger coming an absurd ten years later at the 2003 500 Kilometers of Monza. Alright, so it didn’t finish, and the Ferrari V12 had been swapped out for a Judd V10 by that point. But that’s all beside the matter. Just entering into a race with a decade-old car is a feat.

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You still see old rich guys driving these things around from time to time, and each instance is a blessing.