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Amalgam Collection Unveils Exquisite Ferrari Scale Model

Amalgam Collection Unveils Exquisite Ferrari Scale Model

The Art of Precision

Amalgam Collection has mastered the artistry behind car scale model-making, creating astonishingly detailed replicas that cater to both aspirational enthusiasts and affluent collectors. Operating from their workshops spread across China, Hungary, and the UK, this Bristol-based company is setting the standard for precision and attention to detail in the world of scale models.

A Miniature Ferrari Masterpiece

Their most recent masterpiece, a 1:8 scale model of the Ferrari 296 GT3 sportscar, is a testament to their craftsmanship. Using original CAD data from the actual car, Amalgam's latest creation is a 22-inch marvel that required over 3,000 hours of development and 350 hours of meticulous assembly for each unit. This miniaturized sportscar boasts true-to-life features such as a detailed 2.9-liter V6 engine bay, Pirelli race tires, and authentic paint codes.

Designer's Insight

The design team at Amalgam Collection compares their work to the creation of high-end watches, with precision down to the last millimeter. The Ferrari 296 GT3 scale model is a shining example of their dedication to authenticity, from the Bosh-branded dashboard monitor to the hand-stitched racing harness.

Exclusive Limited Edition

For the discerning collector, Amalgam is releasing just 199 limited edition units of the 1:8 scale Ferrari 296 GT3. These collectibles aren't just replicas; they're customizable works of art, with options for exact color matching and interior upholstery based on the buyer's preferences. The price tag is a hefty $18,090, but for the passionate motorhead with deep pockets, it's a small price to pay for such a unique and exquisite item.

A Nod to Japanese Design

While not directly related to Amalgam's creations, the revered Japanese design philosophy, known for its efficiency and meticulous organization, echoes the same principles that Amalgam applies to their scale models. It's a testament to the universal appreciation for detail and quality that transcends borders.

Challenging Reality

In the realm of design, especially transportation design, the goal is often to achieve realism. Amalgam Collection's scale models challenge reality by offering an alternative to the full-sized vehicles, capturing the essence of iconic cars like the Ferrari 296 GT3 in a form that fits on a desk or display case.

The Ideal Union of Form and Function

When it comes to the perfect blend of performance, style, and reliability, finding the right vehicle can be a challenge. However, in the world of scale models, Amalgam Collection has struck that balance, creating pieces that are as desirable as they are detailed.

Innovation Beyond the Cart

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Embracing the Post-Fossil Fuel Era

The shift towards sustainable transportation is gaining momentum, and even designs traditionally not associated with eco-friendliness, like quads, are being reimagined for a greener future.

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