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1:1 scale model parts tree of Aston Martin's 1959 Le Mans winner is stunning

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Aug 6th, 2012 at 4:31PM

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. Totally handmade in the style of an AirFix kit, the entire DBR1 bodyshell is included, as well as... Read More

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