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1:43-Scale, Super-detailed, Scratch-built, Fully-opening Model of the Ferrari 330 TRI, Winner Le Mans 1962

The 330 TRI was driven to victory at the 1962 24 Hours of Le Mans by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien, and in doing so became the last front-engined car to win the race overall.  Two other notable achievements from the race are that Hill and Gendebien were the first co-drivers to win the race three times, and Gendebien was the first four-time winner of the race.

This model is a my first fully-opening, scratch-built model for some time. I have used my own, scratch-built prototype to form and solder the bodywork in brass.  The scratch-built chassis-frame has also been made using soldered brass tube and sheet.  I wanted to use brass as the material is thin enough to create a very fine and realistic body, which will fit perfectly over the chassis frame. As fine sheets of brass are also very strong, it's possible to create bodywork that is more to scale than if using other, thicker materials. 

 

The model has fully opening doors, and front and rear covers for the engine, fuel tank and spare wheel. These covers have also been made from brass sheet, as have the aerodynamic roll hoop, rear spoiler, fuel and oil flaps, and the various air vents.   

I used the Renaissance TR engine as a base for this engine, and added various scratch-built parts in plasticard and turned aluminium, and added various fuel lines and cables such as the spark plug wires. Individual rivets have been added to the bodywork, and there are scratch-built tyre valves in turned aluminium.  The windscreen has also been entirely scratch-built with the use of wire, rather than a decal, to create the special windscreen particular to the Le Mans version of the 330 TRI.  The rear fuel tank has been scratch-built in plasticard and painted to resemble aluminium. 

The photographs shows the development of the model from the very early work in the spring of 2021 up until completion in September 2021.

 

The price of the model is 2,900.00 Euros (incl. French sales tax), plus shipping.​

If you are interested in purchasing this model, or would like a quote for a similar model, please do not hesitate to Contact Me.​

Ferrari 330 TRI 01
Ferrari 330 TRI 01

1:43-Scale, Super-detailed, Scratch-built Model

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Ferrari 330 TRI 02
Ferrari 330 TRI 02

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Ferrari 330 TRI 03
Ferrari 330 TRI 03

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Ferrari 330 TRI 04
Ferrari 330 TRI 04

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Ferrari 330 TRI 05
Ferrari 330 TRI 05

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Ferrari 330 TRI 06
Ferrari 330 TRI 06

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Ferrari 330 TRI 07
Ferrari 330 TRI 07

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Ferrari 330 TRI 08
Ferrari 330 TRI 08

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Ferrari 330 TRI 09
Ferrari 330 TRI 09

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Ferrari 330 TRI 10
Ferrari 330 TRI 10

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Ferrari 330 TRI 11
Ferrari 330 TRI 11

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Ferrari 330 TRI 12
Ferrari 330 TRI 12

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Ferrari 330 TRI 13
Ferrari 330 TRI 13

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Ferrari 330 TRI 14
Ferrari 330 TRI 14

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Ferrari 330 TRI 15
Ferrari 330 TRI 15

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Ferrari 330 TRI 16
Ferrari 330 TRI 16

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Ferrari 330 TRI 17
Ferrari 330 TRI 17

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Ferrari 330 TRI 18
Ferrari 330 TRI 18

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Ferrari 330 TRI 19
Ferrari 330 TRI 19

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Ferrari 330 TRI 20
Ferrari 330 TRI 20

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Ferrari 330 TRI 21
Ferrari 330 TRI 21

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Ferrari 330 TRI 22
Ferrari 330 TRI 22

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Ferrari 330 TRI 23
Ferrari 330 TRI 23

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Ferrari 330 TRI 24
Ferrari 330 TRI 24

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Ferrari 330 TRI 25
Ferrari 330 TRI 25

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Ferrari 330 TRI 26
Ferrari 330 TRI 26

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Ferrari 330 TRI 27
Ferrari 330 TRI 27

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Ferrari 330 TRI 28
Ferrari 330 TRI 28

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Ferrari 330 TRI 29
Ferrari 330 TRI 29

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Ferrari 330 TRI 30
Ferrari 330 TRI 30

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