"The holy grail of the hot rod generation was to be able to fabricate beautiful car bodies in steel and other materials. Many of the kids who became Hot Rod building legends had honed their fabrication skills in the hot "
1952 Ferrari 225 Sport
This has the near mythical lightweight frame called the tuboscocca. It’s special chassis with double outer-tubes joined together with a truss-like arrangement. Not only did this serve to strengthen the platform, it helped form a skeleton of the body shape on which body panels could be mounted. This saved weight with no compromise to structural rigidity and contributed greatly to the now-legendary racing success of the model.
It has that amazing handwrought body by Vignale, and this model comes complete with that supercool hand-made badge. And just look at that hide interior with the spare Wire strapped snuggly. You can almost smell the classicness of it all!
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