I climbed into the 1980 Ferrari 308’s tight-slipper cockpit with no expectations. Ferrari or not, this car came out at the end of the Malaise Era. Automakers were trying to leave the ’70s behind, but some results were half-baked at best. But nearly 40 years later, the 308 has managed to hang on to some magic, even if you didn’t grow up watching Magnum P.I. I’ll go out on a limb here and say that you’re probably already familiar with the Ferrari 308 in one form or another. Whether you recognize it from posters on a bedroom wall or as the chariot of Tom Selleck’s mustache, many people know this red wedge instantly. However, just because a car is well known doesn’t mean it’s well understood.