Ferrari Dino 156 F1 Sharknose 1961 CMC 1:12
The racing rules changed for the 1961 season, dictating that engine capacity must be reduced from 2.5 to 1.5 liters. Luckily, Ferrari was well position for the new formula having had developed a 120 degree V6 mid-mounted engine with a maximum output of 190 hp. The slim, low in profile, tubular frame body with the distinctive twin front air intake “nostrils” was affectionally nicknamed “Sharknose” and was the most technically successful development in 1961. The car won five victories of seven Grand Prix races and earned Phil Hill’s first and only World Championship.
The 1961 Ferrari 156 is one of the most immediately recognizable and adored automobiles produced by the Scuderia yet none of the original cars exist. Pick up this CMC Ferrari 156 F1 Sharknose conversation piece which is based off historical records for extraordinary detail, precision, and accuracy.
This extremely rare Ferrari Dino 156 F1 “Sharknose” Limited Edition of 500 by CMC in scale 1:12 is in great condition. Has only been out of the box for these photos. The box has some wear and tear. Please look at the photos carefully as no returns will be accepted on this item due to the heavy shipping costs.
Shipping in October 2021.