Top Five of 2013: Gear
Image: Sandy’s CanCars
It’s Saturday night. You’re surrounded by mates, good barbeque and beers. Great ideas flow like the golden liquid that’s rapidly making its way to your head.
And then all too suddenly, it’s Sunday morning and you’re surrounded by the wreckage of a glorious evening. Great ideas can no longer flow from your poor abused brain.
Sandy, of Sandy’s CanCars, however, seems to have an endless creative capacity, and could work miracles with that wreckage.
Image: McLaren Official F1 Store
Although these days they tend to be redesigned, tweeted and Facebooked seemingly multiple times between each practice session, a driver’s helmet is one of their most significant brands, and the helmet designs of the golden age of motorsport still stand today as icons of the sport’s greats.
Image: Terzo Dalia
Terzo Dalia make models. 1/3 scale replicas of Ferrari engines.
And they’re so good that their first client was Ferrari president Luca Cordero di Montezemolo.
Amalgam’s Stunning Lotus Gold Leaf 49B Cosworth
Made with exacting attention to detail to replicate the Lotus 49B in which Graham Hill won the 1968 Monaco Grand Prix, this stunning 1:8 scale model from Amalgam is a work of art worthy of pride of place in any classic motorsport fan’s man cave.
Image: Putsch Racing
Cro-moly tubular frame, OHV racing engine, hydraulic disc brakes and proper aluminum competition wheels shod in slick tyres. This custom creation blurs the lines between toy, go kart and race car.