2017 Motor Sport gift guide part 3: models


Part three of the Motor Sport Christmas gift guide with the best racing models for the avid motor sport fan

Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4

Just 300 of these beautiful 1979 Ferrari 312 T4s have been produced, all in high-quality resin with everything from the fire extinguisher to the transmission modelled in 1:12 scale.

£265  CK Model Cars

Brabham BT52 BMW Monaco 1983 model kit

An incredibly intricate 1:20 model of the Brabham BT52 which took Nelson Piquet to the 1981 F1 World Championship, this kit contains fine suspension parts, blue striping depending on whether you choose Piquet or Riccardo Patrese, tyre stencils and seat belt ribbons. Probably needs a deft touch to complete.

From £62 Grand Prix Models

Porsche 917/K Carrera Evolution slot car

A 1:32 scale model of the Porsche 917, in its iconic Gulf livery, fit to dominate your slot car circuit. The 917/K competed at the 1970 Daytona 24 Hours.

From £45Amazon

Fernando Alonso Indycar Honda no29, Indy 500

As soon as this McLaren Honda Andretti IndyCar was revealed, it made a huge impact in the motor sport world and beyond. Though Fernando Alonso didn’t finish the race, he still provided one of the defining motor sport memories of 2017. This 1:18 model provides an excellent reminder.

£73 CK Model Cars

1967 Eagle Gurney-Weslake V12

This 1:12 model is signed by Dan Gurney, the only American to win a Formula 1 Grand Prix in an American car: built, designed, and constructed by his own All American Racers outfit. It’s out 2018, however, and produced in a very limited edition.

From £1125  Diecasm

Honda F1 RA272 

Richie Ginther won the 1965 Mexican Grand Prix from start to finish, the last F1 race of the era to use 1.5l engines. This model kit of the first Japanese car to win an F1 GP is made by Tamiya, so expect high quality, and a bit of a challenge to boot.

£28 Amazon

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