Ferrari has launched the Testa Rossa J, a replica reduced to 75% of the legendary 250. It is fitted with an electric motor and can be driven from 14 years of age. 299 units will be produced, four driving modes and a price … for a few
The new Ferrari project costs 93,000 euros (excluding taxes and options), is 75% scale and features an electric motor. It is called Testa Rossa J, and is a reduced size replica of the 250 Testa Rossa launched in 1957, one of the most successful models in Ferrari history to date. The car was born from a project carried out in collaboration with “The Little Car Company” – a company specialized in the production and marketing of Junior Car -, will be produced in 299 units and is not approved for use on the road. However, it can be driven from 14 years of age and has a range of 90 km.
Ferrari Testa Rossa J 2021, interior and exterior
The Testa Rossa J reproduces the shapes of the first version of the 250 Testa Rossa, the one with the pontoon fender-type barchetta body sculpted by Scaglietti. The shell is made with attention to detail and in hand-beaten aluminum, the same process followed for the historical models. The paint is also the same that is applied on the range cars, as well as for the front badge. The original drawings taken from Ferrari Classiche have been scanned and digitally recreated to shape the complex chassis of the 250 Testa Rossa. For the interiors, the Ferrari Style Center has designed a single seat that can accommodate an adult and a young person, reproducing the motif of the piping of the original seats. The steering wheel signed by Nardi, also one of the historical suppliers of the 1957 model, was developed with the smallest release system in the world to facilitate the driver’s entry.
Ferrari Testa Rossa J 2021, the engine
In the engine, the three batteries are positioned in the front of the car and guarantee approximately 90 km of use. Four driving modes to choose from. There Novice (1 kW / 20 km / h) allows young drivers a calm approach to driving the vehicle, thanks to controlled acceleration. There Comfort (4 kW / 45 km / h) e, infine, le Sport e Race they are increasingly sporty (up to over 60 km / h). The maximum speed of the Ferrari is not yet known, but a lot of attention has been paid to the safety issue: in addition to passive systems such as the reinforcement of the side plate and the possibility of inserting a roll-bar connected to the chassis, brakes have been chosen. disc, different from the original drum but necessary to increase the effectiveness of the braking system.
Ferrari Testa Rossa J 2021, colors and liveries
The Testa Rossa J offers a wide range of customizations and color combinations. Via an online configurator, customers can choose from 14 historic liveries, 53 body colors and additional type solutions racing, always remaining faithful to the Ferrari style. The Maranello Style Center then studied the proportions and liveries, while the design of the chassis and other parts was made on the basis of the original drawings kept by Ferrari Classiche. Protagonist of the circuits between the 50s and 60s, the 250 Testa Rossa collected 18 victories and three marquee championships in 1958, 1960 and 1961. It is also the only Ferrari to have won the 24 Hours of Le Mans four times in 1958, 1960. , 1961 and 1962 (considering its latest evolution 330 Tri / LM).
Ferrari Testa Rossa J 2021, technical sheet
Number of specimens: 299 units.
Measures: 3.1 x 1.1 x 0.7 meters.
Motor: Electric. Three batteries with about 30 km of autonomy each, for a maximum of 90 km in total.
Driving mode: Novice mode 1 kW / 20 km / h; Comfort mode 4 kW / 45 km / h; Sport mode over 60 km / h and Race mode over 60 km / h.
Safety: Motor and battery managed by software that re-proportiones the power supplied; reinforced frame on the side; disc brakes for more control; roll-bar to the frame (optional).
Tires: Pirelli Cinturato, re-proportioned rims based on Borrani originals. Genuine Borrani rims are available as options.
Price: 93,000 euros (taxes and options excluded)
9 August – 20:53
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