replicas, Continuation Cars and Restomods are currently very popular in the tuning scene. Of course, the British bodywork shop can also be there GTO engineering no slouch, and is showing the third product in its revival range, a replica of the Ferrari California Spyder. According to the two models 250 SWB and 250 TRSo this is the British’s next contribution to the revival range of classic Ferrari models. And, of course, they are again handcrafted, only the finest materials are used, and care is taken to ensure that the quality of the replicas is so high that they cannot be distinguished from the classic original.
1.500 working hours without any problems
Depending on the donor vehicle, which by the way is from the customer even must be brought, the classic kit costs between 750.000 and 850.000 pounds sterling, and the first batch of kits will be handed over to solvent customers along with their donor vehicle in the course of the next year. This makes every continuation kit good 1.500 working hours devours, the company guarantees a quality that exceeds or is at least equal to the manufacturing quality of the plant in Maranello.
According to GTO Engineering, they want to pick up where the workforce in the Ferrari factory left off and thus offer a unique symbiosis of tradition, design and manufacturing quality that sets new standards. Taking into account that only 106 copies of the original Ferrari California Spyder, it quickly becomes clear that the lucky few collectors who own such a vehicle do not like to lend a hand or even tune their sweetheart. In contrast, the Continuation Car from GTO Engineering can easily be configured and modified as desired, and practically no customer requests remain unsatisfied. Because the body is made from hand-molded Aluminium exists are different Body shapes possible, and fans of classic automobiles can also choose from various leather upholstery that are available.
It is also possible to use a wood steering wheel to be installed in the replica, just like an original Horn without two-channel sound. Another plus of the replica compared to the original is that it is significantly increased Torsional stiffness, whereby a sportier driving behavior can be generated than with the "real" California Spyder, which was only designed to stroll on the boulevard, but is less suitable for the racetrack.
There are three different motors to choose from.
The selection of engine and gear combinations is also very classic. A 3 liter V8 petrol engine with a Four-speed gearbox is series, and both one 3,5 as well as a Four-liter V8 petrol engine are optionally available. There is also a surcharge Five-speed manual to have, which saves a lot of fuel above all at higher speeds. Unfortunately, we do not know anything about the performance of the vehicles, but they should have enough power, because even a Ferrari replica is not designed for crawling.
Our Summary about the California Spyder from GTO Engineering:
Replicas are always a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it's nice to revive old classics, on the other hand, true classic car fans turn up their noses when they hear that a replica of a classic automobile is coming on the market. If you like the model, you are welcome to click through the picture gallery that we have attached to the article. If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply use ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
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GTO Engineering Ferrari California Spyder as a replica!
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in the video of the GTO Engineering Ferrari 250 SWB
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