CMC Maserati 300S, Rolling Chassis, 1956
Limited Edition 3000 pcs.
This model introduces to you to the chassis and the inner structure of the famous Maserati sports racing car 300S. With the body removed, you are able to see the light-weight design of its tubular space frame and the other structural parts that mark model-building at its finest. One of the highlights of the Maserati 300S was its victory in the 1,000 km endurance race of the Nürburgring in 1956. Competitors like Ferrari, Jaguar and Aston Martin simply didn’t stand a chance in the race.
- Hand-assembled precision model built of metal primarily, with a few parts made of high quality plastics
- Precisely-replicated metal tubular frame and body support frame
- Gas and oil tanks made of stainless steel, each with beautiful arrangements of rivets and a cap that can open
- 6-cylinder in-line-engine complete with all aggregates
- Wheels with hand-mounted stainless steel spokes, each assembled with a base nipple
- Removable and side-sensitive central locking nuts with right-/left-hand threats
- A ground-breaking wheel system that incorporates the engineering of ball bearings
- Bucket seats are covered in real leather
- A dashboard replicated true to the original and distinctive with blue-colored dials
- Exact replication of the floor interior, including pipes of the oil cooling system
- Perfect replication of the ribbed drum brakes in zinc alloy
- Functional front single wheel suspension on a triangular control arm made of metal
- Rear axle with cross compound spring and control arms made of metal
Special feature: The rolling chassis comes with a real wood base for its
HISTORY (ORIGINAL VEHICLE)
We bet you always wanted to know what a CMC model looks like underneath its body. Using the Maserati 300S (Item number M-105) as an example, we are revealing the sophisticated inside of CMC models. Indeed, there is every reason for CMC to show rather than hide it.
After the removal of the body, a so-called rolling chassis lies open before your eyes. This rolling chassis allows a revealing look into the design of its delicate tubular space frame, the wheel suspension systems, and the drivetrain, including the drive line arrangements of the engine and the rear axle transmission (transaxle). You will also find the cooling system with an upstream oil cooling line, the gas and oil tanks made of stainless steel plate, and the fine details of the cockpit, which is decked out with the original dashboard, and the genuinely leather-covered seats.
This piece of model-building art is complete with an authentic recreation of the framework on which the body rests.
TECHNICAL DATA (ORIGINAL VEHICLE)
- 6-cylinder in-line-engine
- two-seat sports spyder with aluminium body and tubular space frame
- right hand drive.
|Maximum output:||260 hp at 6,500 rpm|
|Bore x stroke:||84 x 90 mm|
|Top speed:||approx. 280 km/h|
|Wheel base:||2,310 mm|
|Track front:||1,300 mm|
|Track rear:||1,250 mm|
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