The 250 Testa Rossa is now one of the world’s most sought after Ferraris. The TR was designed with existing Ferrari customers in mind, many of whom were currently racing with the 500 TRC model. The 500 TRC was known for its sublime handling and the 250TR built on this quality, using a similar chassis as platform in which to incorporate a much more powerful V12 engine with six twin-choke carburettors. The 250 Testa Rossa won the Manufacturers’ World Championship for Ferrari in 1958.
To set the scene, the fabled 24 Hours of Le Mans race of that year attracted a huge crowd of some 150,000 spectators, gathered in anticipation of an exciting and closely matched dual between Ferrari, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Porsche. The Scuderia Ferrari, who had a bumper entry of 11 cars in the race, made up of both Works entries and privateer teams, eventually won the race with this car.
This fine 1:18 scale model of the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa has been handcrafted and finished in Amalgam’s workshops with the co-operation and assistance of Ferrari regarding original finishes, materials, archive imagery and drawings. The use of supremely accurate digital scanning of the original car has allowed for perfect recreation of every detail at scale. Furthermore, it has undergone detailed scrutiny by both engineering and design teams to ensure complete accuracy of representation.
Every Amalgam 1:18 scale model is supplied in a luxury black box with a protective outer carrying sleeve. Each model is mounted on a polished black acrylic base protected by a clear acrylic dust cover. The base holds a booklet containing the certificate of authenticity along with information and collateral material about the car. The model title and original branding is displayed on a polished stainless steel plaque mounted at the front end of the base.
The scale of a model is its size as a proportion to the real-life item. For instance, a 1:18 scale model means that every 1 unit of measurement on the model equals 18 units on the real item. If you divide the real item's size by 18, you'd get the size of the 1:18 model. Please note that models can vary slightly in size, as not all real-life items, like cars or planes, have the same dimensions.
- 1:12 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
- 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
- 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
- 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
- 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
- 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches
- 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
- 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
- 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
- 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
- 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
- 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
- 1:6 scale: ~30 cm or 12 inches
- 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
- 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches
- HO scale (1:87): ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
- N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
- O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches
- 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
- 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
- 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
- 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches
- 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
- 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
- 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
- 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
- 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
- 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
- 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches
- 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
- 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
- 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
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Returns & Refunds:
- 30-day return policy. Items must be unused, in original packaging.
- No returns on hazardous or flammable items.
- Start returns by emailing [email protected]. Do not return to the manufacturer.
- Returns address: Model Universe, 3 Hagley Court North, The Waterfront, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1XF, UK.
- Refund processing times vary; contact us if delays occur. Sale items may have different refund terms.
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