BBR HE180004 1/18 Ferrari 375 Plus V #19 Carrera Panamerican
Features of the model: To skip to see more pix and purchase this fabulous model, just scroll past this description. Opening engine cover, the rear lid, the door on the driver’s side and the aerodynamic cover on the passenger’s side.
All the supplementary openings of the model such as the cover for the oil cooler, the water tank are exactly reproduced. A 17-piece photo-etched grille is positioned such which allows you to see the radiator and the fan placed behind it.
The security closings of the bonnets have been reproduced replicating the leather straps supplied by Cuoio Schedoni Modena. They are finished with photo-etched buckles, locking bolt for the engine cover and pegs for fast removal of the tank, which actually work.
Just as the real car, the model perfectly reproduces the lower part of the car showing first the tubular structure of the chassis, the working suspension system, the steel crossmembers, the exhaust manifold and parts of the engine transmission.
In the front part you can notice the chassis, the water radiator, complete with the fan. The oil tank positioned on the rear boot is perfectly reproduced with its cap, complete with script written on the tank, while it is possible to see the small anchor points supporting it.
The interior is correctly proportioned for right hand drive, the seats are reproduced in very soft leather.The visible parts of the chassis can be seen and the visible tubular structure on the passenger’s side is highly detailed, the interior panel and the handle on the driver’s side are all exactly reproduced.
The dashboard is painted with the same color of the car and it has the instrumentation with the indicators of the fuel and oil pressure, the rev counter, and the water and oil gauges, and switches to control all systems. The wooden rimmed steering-wheel is photo-etched, complete with rivets and it has got the prancing horse in the centre.
The pedal box is detailed to feature an accelerator pedal which is fixed to the base, the centre console features a working gear lever exactly as the real car. The 12 Cylinder in V, 60 degrees engine, head visible with the bank of the carburetors, which is surmounted by the induction trumpets complete with idle screws are perfectly reproduced.
The Borrani wire wheels are made of turned aluminum. For the reproduction 144 holes have been made and aluminum wire has been used to create all the 72 spokes . They are fixed to the car by a three star central knock-off nut, behind the wheels, it is possible to see the drum braking system. The soft material tires perfectly reproduce the design and the tread of the original Dunlop tires of the original car.