Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale (diecast 1:18, BBR Models)

  • Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale (from 1954)
  • BBR Models
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • red
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The historical significance of the Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale

The Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale is an impressive sports car from the 1950s. It was mainly built between 1954 and 1955 and is part of the series of powerful racing cars that Ferrari developed in the early post-war years. This car was designed by the renowned engineer Gioachino Colombo and the designer Pinin Farina. The Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale was an evolution of the Ferrari 375 MM and was meant to showcase top performance and reliability in the tough motorsport environment. It was powered by a 4.9-liter V12 engine producing around 330 horsepower, making it one of the most powerful racing cars of its time.

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Technical details of the Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale

The Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale was built with a tubular frame chassis and an aluminum bodywork, keeping the overall weight of the vehicle low while maintaining structural integrity. The race-oriented suspension comprised double wishbones at the front and a De Dion rear axle. The engine was a masterpiece of engineering – a V12 equipped with six twin-choke carburetors known for its reliability and power. The engine reached a speed of 6000 rpm and provided an impressive acceleration with 320 Nm of torque. Other notable technical features included disc brakes and a four-speed manual transmission. The car was capable of reaching a top speed of over 280 km/h (174 mph).

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The 1/18 scale model by BBR Models in detail

The 1/18 scale model car presented here was crafted by BBR Models and is a small masterpiece for collectors. It is based on Diecast material, ensuring high detail accuracy and long durability. The model showcases a faithful replica of the Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale and is part of the collection of Modelly member "viper64". The paintwork of the model is brand-typical in a vibrant red shade that perfectly captures the original racing car color. The model exhibits all the distinctive features of the original: the Ferrari logo, the ventilation slots, and the fine leather details in the interior. Every element, from the windshield wipers to the door handles, has been crafted with utmost precision.

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Insights into contemporary history

Interestingly, the production period of the Ferrari 375 Plus Stradale also provides a fascinating glimpse into the past: 1954 was the year when the famous song "Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley & His Comets was released, ushering in a new era of rock 'n' roll music. Additionally, it was the year when the US Atomic Energy Act was enacted, regulating the civilian use of nuclear energy. These examples highlight the age of the vehicle and the contemporary historical context.


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