Less emblematic than its sister 250 GTO, the 250 Testa Rossa is nevertheless one of the many legendary cars of the brand, in particular because of these 3 victories (1958, 1960, 1961) at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This one is a 1958 model, and our hearts should bleed at the thought of seeing her taken not by a fabulous V12, but by electricity.
And yet no.
Because this is in fact a 250 Testa Rossa J, with J as a junior, and is a scale replica… ¾. It is the work of the English company The Little Car company, which we told you about here, and whose specialty is the reproduction "at child size" of legendary cars. Already to their credit, Aston Martin DB5, Bugatti Type 35, etc.
These reproductions are particularly faithful, as we can still see here.
The rims are exact copies of the vintage Borrani rims, as is the Nardi wood crown steering wheel, dashboard etc.
The brakes are supplied by Brembo, and the tires by Pirelli.
Even the body is made of hand-hammered aluminum, as was the case with the real 250 Testa Rossa.
And under the hood there is therefore a 12 kW electric motor, propelling the car to a top speed of 75 km / h.
Rest assured, this is only if the mode selector is in the "Race" position.
In the Novice position, children will only have 1 kW.
The work is so neat that the Testa Rossa J has, unlike the Short Wheelbase we were talking about recently, validated by Ferrari, which has integrated it into its catalog of Life Style accessories.
The price ?
Not announced, but probably comparable or superior to other models of the brand, that is to say not far from 70,000 €.
Yes, we can say it: a rich kid's toy.
But admit that you would have liked to be that kid.
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