1/8 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza
This is a scratch built museum quality metal model with 3800 (!!) components, built in an edition of one. The complete electrics and electrical cable assembly are built as per the original car. The dashboard and all instruments (with needles), switches, hand gas (working), adjustable wheel for the hydraulic torsion shock absorbers (with engraved letters), the big tachometer behind the steering wheel, with the two keys for the starter instrument are all there. Even the complicated firewall was reproduced with wiring. All parts are screwed together. The engine is complete with all additional parts, gearbox with the blockade for the reverse gear, ventilation of the clutch, etc. There are all filters and tubes for the oil and gas from the gas tank and oil cooler. 0.5mm copper sheet metal was used for the complete body work.
The fenders are very thin (in the same scale as the original car). All body parts are fastened with quadratic screws and secured with 0.3mm wire. The windshield is made with real glass. Under the seats you have two boxes, one for the battery and the other for the tools (included). The wheels can be removed and the locking mechanism has two different threads, on the right side left thread, and on the left side right thread. Even the caps are engraved. Check out the brake drums!
- This 20″ / 51cm long metal model weighs 13lbs / 6kgs and is absolute work of art.
SOLD – enquire on commissioning a similar one.