News from the Continent: BBR January 2016

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

BBR are hand made models designed in Italy with many made there too.  They are resin models made in 1:18 and 1:43 scale.

BBR 1803 The Ferrari 330 TRI LM – winner Le Mans 1962

1:18 scale edition of 400.

The 330 TR was a unique racing car produced by Ferrari in 1962. It is also known by two other names the 330 TRI/LM and the 330 TRI.
The most important victory won by the model was in the race for which it was designed and built, the Le Mans 24 Hours race in 1962.  Driven by Phil Hill and Oliver Gendebien. The TR 330 was the last front-engined Ferrari to win the famous French race.

BBRC165SR Ferrari 488 GTB

1:43 scale edition of 50.
Painted in soft matt red

BBRC173MB/MW  Ferrari 488 Spider

Scale 1:43 – Limited edition of 32 pieces
Painted in matt black with red interior or matt white with red interior.

BLM1809 Ferrari 340/375 MM

1:18 scale edition of 150.
Phil Hill and Richie Ginther came home in second place at the 5th Carrera Panamericana in 1954. For this event the car was modified by Allen Guiberson, who had repainted it in white and had added a headrest and an aerodynamic fin. In 1955 this 340 MM was used successfully by Carroll Shelby in the Torrey Pines Race.

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