Ferrari-Lancia D-50 model
Price Code: SOLD
A unique, scratch built, radio controlled 1.4 scale model of a Ferrari-Lancia D-50 Grand Prix racing car, built by Jeron Classics, fitted with a single cylinder, fan-cooled engine made in Germany by Bernhardt GmbH, producing 1.5 horsepower at 15,000 rpm and able to achieve a top speed of 100 mph.
Technical aspects include rear wheel drive, hydraulic disc brakes, handmade wire wheels each with 36 spokes, semi-pneumatic rubber tyres, wood-rim steering wheel and full instrument panel including working tachometer. The removable aluminium body is mounted on a stainless steel chassis with full independent suspension and perfectly finished in ‘Rosso Corsa’ with Scuderia Ferrari decals.
The engine cowling lifts to reveal both the engine and signature of Argentine racing legend and Formula 1 Hall of Fame member Juan Manuel Fangio (1911-1995) placed boldly on the underside. Fangio was World Champion with Enzo Ferrari’s team in 1956, and beat this car a year later racing with Maserati. Complete with original documentation, instruction manual and remote control.
Provenance: Jeron 1986.
Length: 39 inches (100 cms).
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