The Ferrari 250 GTO project , chassis 007

red guide coat applied
etch primer
doors, bonnet ,boot, and details cut into bodyshell
Hand made alluminium body in early stages.
72 spoke wire wheels
scaled from 1/18 model

Chassis no. 007 : the 250 gto , approx half scale 2.2m long, tube chassis with alluminium bodywork . 72 spoke wire wheels with period style crossply tyres  . The engine is a 49 cc electric start unit with centrefugal clutch , reverse is  via  small electric motor . It has front suspension adjustable for camber castor and toe with fixed live rear axle. Over 56 meters of stainless tube was used to make the chassis and it only weighs 9kg bare , the car now wieighs  55 kg complete, and seat driver and passenger  up to 1.2m in height. 

Build time was 600 hours .   

Bugatti style cars , type 35/52 , chassis 005 and 006


 Bugatti type 35/52 style car

 Specification : 

 Rolled alluminium skin  body with steel tube chassis painted  light blue, interior    trimmed in black leather  , mahogany rim 4 spoke steering wheel , 12volt electric power  variable forward and reverse , disc brake ,  approx speed 6 mph . Scarlett and Maddy have one each. Chassis nos. 005, 006   built end 2011.