By Hans-Georg Schmitt
All photographs provided by the manufacturer.
All the models listed below are made in diecast metal to 1:43 scale in Italy unless otherwise stated.
ART381 Ferrari 500 TR
Winner SCCA Laguna Seca 1957 – Pete Loylely #125
ART382 Ferrari 250 California LWB Spider America 1958 – red
ART383 Ferrari 860 Monza
3rd in Mille Miglia 1956 – Luigi Musso #556
ART384 Ferrari 625 LM
8th in GP Venezuela 1956 – Pierro Drogo #36
ART385 Ferrari 860 Monza
2nd in Mille Miglia 1956 – Collins/Klementaski #551
ART386 Ferrari 500 TRC
12 hours of Sebring 1957 – 1st in 2.0 litre class – Hively/Ginter #28
BEST9694 Lancia Fulvia F&M Special HF
Test car 1967 (new resin)
BEST 9695 Porsche 550 RS
Le Mans 1958 – 5th Godin de Beaufort/Linge #32
BEST9696 Jaguar E-Type Spyder
Elton John´s personal car.
BEST9697 Simca 1150 Abarth Rally 1963
BEST9698 Lancia Fulvia F&M Special HF
9th in Targa Florio 1969 – Munari/Aaltonen (new resin)
BEST9699 Ferrari 250 LM Spyder
Test car 1965
BEST9700 Ferrari 250 LM Spyder
Pernis von Innsbruck/Tirol 1965 – Heini Walter #2 first in class
BEST9701 Porsche 550 RS
2nd in Targa Florio 1959 – Mahle/Strähle/Linge #118
BEST9702 Ferrari 330 GTC 1966
light blue metallic
BEST9703 Porsche 908/02 Flounder
Interseries Norisring 1970 – Niki Lauda #39
BEST9704 Abarth 2000 SE
Mont Ventoux 1969 – Arturo Merzario #49 – 2nd – 1st in its class
BEST9705 Alfa Romeo TZ2
Pergusa Jolly Hotel Rally 1965 – De Adamich/Lini #148
RIO4560 Fiat 238 Tetto Alto
Service Van Lancia Racing 1975-1977
RIO4561 Volkswagen Beetle with skis 1953
This is again a very strange looking model. This Beetle has an oval rear window from 1953, but lacks the quarter lights in the doors and has the bumpers of a 1948 car. In between the windscreen wipers there are air intake slots like those fitted to the Beetle from 1968 onwards. The rear lights are round, in original it were oval to this time. The model has been put together with no regard for accuracy.
RIO4562 Fiat 1500 6C
RIO4563 Fiat 519
Italian Red Cross 1932
RIO4564 Fiat 128 Rally 1971
RIO4565 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 De Luxe 1953
Once again a very strange looking model and unauthentic. Oval rear window from 1953, but no quarter lights fitted at that time.bumpers of a 1948 car. In between the windscreen wipers there are air intake slots like those fitted to the Beetle from 1968 onwards. The rear lights are round, in original it were oval to this time. The model has again been put together with no regard for accuracy.
RIO4566 Fiat 18 BL truck 1918
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