A superb scratch-built Ferrari 250 GTO child's car,
Lot 177
A superb scratch-built Ferrari 250 GTO child's car,
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,422) inc. premium
Auction Details
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Lot Details
A superb scratch-built Ferrari 250 GTO child's car,
approximately half-scale, hand beaten and rolled alloy sheet body over stainless tube chassis (fabricated from 56 metres of tube), chassis number '007' with rack and pinion steering, ventilated disc brake, 72 spoke wire wheels with pneumatic tyres, staggered widths front to rear, adjustable suspension on front for tracking camber, powered to rear axle by 49cc engine with electric start and centrifugal clutch, four working exhaust pipes, working lights, brake lights, dashboard lights and indicators, leather interior, full 'Beta' tool kit and many other features including opening bonnet, adjustable pedal length, finished to a very high standard. Approximately 220cm long, weight 60 kg, top speed 12 mph, can be driven by user up to 110cm in height, with room for similar sized passenger, seated in two leather upholstered bucket seats with 4 point belt system. Reverse powered by electric motor with directional switch disguised as gear lever with alloy gate. This fine child's car took approximately 650 hours to build.
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