Additional details for the Ford P68 Alan Mann
model car kit:
- Manufactured by Profil24 in 1/24 scale with reference P24046.
- Raced at the 1000 Kms Nürburgring in 1968.
- Includes resin multimaterial kit.
- Package measures 185 mm x 250 mm x 55 mm (width x depth x height), weighting 280 g.
In the end of 1967, the CSI unilaterally bans the prototypes with engine over 3 liters. It’s the end of the Ford MK IV and Ferrari P4.
To have a quick solution, Ford chooses to built a car around the new V8 Ford Coswoth engine usualy used by the F1. The manufacturing of the new car is given at Alan Mann’s team. Alan Mann chooses the engineer Len Bailey (ex Wyer), the father of the Mirage.
The P68 has a classical technical specification but a stunning aerodinacal drawning. It’s result a low and streamlined body with very pure and fluid lines. The car seems very long despite a small size (421cm long, short whellbase 221 cm).
Unfortunately, the racing results was not at the level of the beauty of the car, the team suffers an incredible series of misfortune.
Despite that, the P68 Ford will stay the most beautiful 3 liters prototypes.
This item is not suitable for children under 18 years old. SpotModel recommend this item for advanced modellers and professionals with high experience on building cars and bikes. Read carefully all instructions.