There are actually many variants in the Ferrari 250 series of cars and to be more exact, for this LEGO version, it is Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto (SWB).
It's 1 out of the 3 cars available to purchase in the 1st phase of Shell's Lego Ferrari promotion. Before we go further into the topic, let us learn some facts about this model of Ferrari car.
- The real car model was unveiled by Ferrari in year 1959 at Paris Motor Show.
- It is the legend in motoring world for its unique design and also the first Ferarri road car to use disc brakes system.
- It used short wheel base (SWB) chassis design for better handling.
Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta is the only classic and vintage car in the 6 cars collection promotion campaign and that make her so special in the series.
However it is also the simplest car to assemble so far with only 25 pieces of LEGO bricks and parts involved. 8 of them are red in color, 4 are black, 1 white, 1 grey, 4 rims, 4 tires and 3 clear "lamps". It only occupied one page of instruction manual to illustrate all the steps needed for the assembling while other models need 2.
Here are the steps involved in assembling Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta:
Now you get yourself a Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Passo Corto (SWB) LEGO miniature version!
The distinctive round headlights of Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta are very nicely reproduced by the Lego bricks in this miniature. I personally felt it's the most outstanding and eyes-catchy part of the entire object.
The only extra "spare part" for this model is the clear "lamp".
Here is the real life Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta compared to this LEGO version:
As usual, here is the size of the miniature compare to a Samsung Galaxy S2 hand phone:
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