Cisitalia Pylon racer
Price Code: SOLD
One of only two in existence, an extraordinary, large scale Pylon racer of a 1947 Porsche Typ 360 Cisitalia, finely constructed with cockpit detailing, rubber tyres, exhausts and Plexiglas windscreen, with hand painted Cisitalia logo to the rear chassis.
Length: 19 inches (48 cms).
In 1946 Piero Dusio the Italian soccer player, businessman and racing enthusiast commissioned Porsche to engineer a light-alloy bodied, single seater racing car for his Cisitalia brand. Ahead of its time, the 1.5 litre driver-engaged four-wheel drive Typ 360 never made it past test stage, due to financial setbacks.
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