Sunday, January 23, 2011

Ferrari 512 S Modulo

Ferrari 512 S Modulo model made by Politoys with Ref.: M 17; but with 2 windshield wipers added, close fit of the opening parts, deburred of casting imperfections and repainted. For more information see: 1970 Ferrari 512S Modulo by Pininfarina

Originally presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 1970 in black and subsequantly repainted white and displayed at the 1970 Turin Motor Show and the 1970 Osaka World Fair.
Designed by Paolo Martin for Pininfarina. Won 22 International Design Awards its geometry. The Modulo was not intended to be a racing prototype but as a futuristic styling exercise and a research vehicle, which abandoned traditional styling and construction techniques in favor of futuristic ideas. The Ferrari Modulo was based on a 512S s/n: 1046 chassis and running gear. Engine - V12cyl dohc 4valves/cyl 4993cc 550hp at 8500rpm at 5500rpm Lucas Fuel Injection. The Modulo had a length of 4,480mm, a width of 2,048mm, and a height of 935mm.

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