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Well executed and finely detailed model of the 1951 Timossi-Ferrari racing hydroplane Arno XI 75 cm

Lot reference 15189075

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Built to 1:12 scale

Model with planked and pinned and polished deck and hull, chrome-plated fittings including steering wheel and cockpit dashboard fascia, exhaust pipes, air intake panel and rudder et al. Engine cowling inscribed Nando Dell 'Orto, the cockpit with stitched leather seat, wind deflector, mounted on a black display stand, model was professionally made in Vietnam
Width 23cm
Length 75 cm

The Arno XI was built to the order of Achille Castoldi by the Timossi yard on Lake Como in 1951 in order to achieve a record speed for the class. Enzo Ferrari was persuaded to provide a 4.5 litre V12 engine which, when twin superchargers were added, generated an astonishing 502bhp which drove the boat to 150.19mph in October 1953 - a record which still stands for an 800kg boat. The boat was recently sold at auction in Monaco 12 May 2012 for 868,000 Euro.

Specifications Timossi-Ferrari 'Arno XI' Racing Hydroplane
600+ bhp, 4,493.73 cc Ferrari Tipo 375 F1 V-12 engine with twin superchargers and twin four-choke carburettors, Timossi di Azzano three-point racing hydroplane hull. Length: 6,200 mm (245”). Beam: 2,470 mm (97.24")


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