1:1 Scale Model Parts Tree of 1959 Aston Martin

#Driving

Fri, Aug 10th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

The AutoBlog website has this gallery of images of a Tamiya-like car-kit in 1:1 scale of Aston Martin DBR1/2. It's entirely handmade and only one exists.

Every once in a while, we come across an automotive tchotchke that makes us go, "Oh. Wow." This is one of them. A work of art produced by Evanta Motor Company -- the same that produces the arrestingly gorgeous DB4GT rebody. It's a model of the Aston Martin DBR1/2 that Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori drove to a Le Mans win in 1959. The awesomeness: it is a 1:1 scale model on a parts tree. Yes, as in a life-sized, 20.8-feet long and 11.3-feet high, weighing between 1,100 and 1,320 pounds.

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