Green Speed, Red Power

Ian Hartup adds proprietary detail to Tamiya’s 1/24 LaFerrari

Construction of the engine and chassis started typically with the block and gearbox. These were replicated with a fairly simple selection of components which, once assembled, received Alclad ALC-101 Aluminium.

Ferrari’s LaFerrari is the firm’s first true ‘ultra-car’ – a hybrid electric-powered monster manufactured almost exclusively from carbon fibre and composites. Competing with McLaren’s P1 and the Lamborghini Veneno, LaFerrari has proved an enormous success, with more than 500 built and in the hands of their owners. Ferrari has even followed up with a convertible, the LaFerrari Aperta, which is even better looking…if that’s possible!

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