Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire 'Bodybuck' Model of the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, ’Bodybuck’ Model of the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

Considered by many to be Ferrari’s greatest triumph of form and function, the 250 GTO was designed to compete in GT racing. Very much a collaborative development, chief engineer Bizzarrini, along with chief designer Scaglietti, initially developed the body & chassis from the 250 GT SWB. The car has many features that are synonymous with early-1960s Ferrari technology, including a hand-welded tube frame.

The car debuted at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1962, driven by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien. Although not pleased at first that they were driving a GT-class car instead of one of the Testarossas competing in the prototype class, they not only impressed themselves but everyone else by finishing 2nd overall behind the Testarossa of Bonnier and Scarfiotti.

The GTO went on to enjoy unrivalled success in Sportscar racing between 1962 and 1964, winning the Division III (GT+2.0) World Manufacturer’s Championship in all three years. It is now one of the most rare and collectable sportscars in the world achieving unparalleled sums at auction.

Presented here is the wire version of the 'bodybuck', both before and after being painted. There is also the option to have a piece of bodywork added, and/or a chassis. Further details about all the options are available on request.

A 'wood' 'bodybuck' is also available, as is a two-model display ("coffret"), with the option to include a chassis and pieces of bodywork. For more information please click on the different links:


Ferrari 250 GTO 'Wood' 'Bodybuck' Model

Ferrari 250 GTO 'Bodybuck' Model Display

Ferrari 250 GTO 01
Ferrari 250 GTO 01

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 02
Ferrari 250 GTO 02

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 03
Ferrari 250 GTO 03

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 04
Ferrari 250 GTO 04

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 05
Ferrari 250 GTO 05

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 06
Ferrari 250 GTO 06

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 07
Ferrari 250 GTO 07

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 08
Ferrari 250 GTO 08

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 09
Ferrari 250 GTO 09

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 10
Ferrari 250 GTO 10

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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Ferrari 250 GTO 11
Ferrari 250 GTO 11

Hand-built, 1:43-Scale, Wire ’Bodybuck’ Model

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