Ferrari F40 LM - 1989
Resin replica by BBR Models - Scale 1:18 -Handmade
The President of France, Daniel Marin, made several requests to Enzo Ferrari for a version of the F40 for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. As a result, early 1989, in collaboration with Michelotto Automobili, two racing cars were build known as the F40 LM. During the first tests the car was supervised by test driver Dario Benuzzi. The car made his racing debut in the IMSA GTO Championship in class at the Laguna Seca circuit with the Jean Alesi driving. Started in the second position, the car finished the race in third place.
The next season, in 1990, Ferrari France deployed again the F40 LM in some tests of the Championship, winning a total of four podiums, but lacking the desired victory.
BBR presents the F40 LM with two round headlights and two seats, the model is a true masterpiece. For the back glass replica a steel mold was made, so that the glass is replicated perfectly with the slots where it exits the enormous amount of hot air of the powerful engine. Engine that is also replicated in every detail and visible from the rear grids, super detailed interior with special paint used to replicate the dashboard and belts in real tissue. The model is produced in a limited edition of only 300 pieces. All packaged on base in black alcantara with red stitching handmade.
This is a true replica of the PRESS Version of the real car in 1989.