Ferrari begins delivering the first limited edition Testa Rossa Js

The Ferrari Testa Rossa J is a stunning 75% scale replica of the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, undoubtedly one of the most famous cars of the 1950s and 1960s that graced the heydays of the biggest racing circuits. The first customers are delighted to receive the Ferrari Testa Rossa J from The Little Car Company. The Ferrari Testa Rossa J, produced in a limited series of 299 pieces, is designed according to the specific taste of the customers, so personalization becomes almost unlimited.

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Little Car Company, makers of the limited edition Ferrari Testa Rossa J, are pleased to announce that deliveries to customers worldwide are on track. Designed and built in collaboration with the famous Italian marque, the Ferrari Testa Rossa J is a 75% scale electric replica of its famous namesake, which won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1958. Developed and handcrafted in Based on the original drawings, supplied by the classic division of Ferrari, the Testa Rossa J is limited to only 299 vehicles.

The first recipients were now able to get behind the wheel of two copies received by Mr. Grouwels, a collector from the Netherlands. Like all cars designed and built by The Little Car Company, Mr. Grouwels’ Ferrari Testa Rossa Js fully customized.

One features raw unpainted aluminum bodywork, a streamlined setup that reveals and accentuates the carefully crafted bodywork, showcasing the car in all its aerodynamic glory.

The second Testa Rossa J by M. Grouwels assumes a very different aesthetic form. Visually striking, she was painted in a stunning ” Rosso Mugello “, marries wonderfully with elegant stripes” Giallo Modena “. The interior, made by hand, is made of leather ” Mrs. Chocolate “, offering sublime comfort to the driver and passenger. Even its wheels Borrani », specially chosen by Mr. Grouwels, recalls the original and has been changed for this reissue.

Commenting on these new acquisitions for his already impressive collection, Mr. Grouwels: ” The cars run very well and are great new additions to my collection. These models immediately imposed themselves on me, and they are both remarkable. Owning a unique Ferrari licensed model like this was an absolute must for my collection. »

Ben Hedley, CEO of The Little Car Company, said: “The start of Ferrari Testa Rossa J deliveries is an important milestone for The Little Car Company and we are delighted to see customers like Mr Grouwels enjoying it immediately as expected. For our customers, we seek to make the process of choosing as exciting as possible, giving them the freedom to explore the options available to them. As with everything we do at The Little Car Company, we prides itself on our attention to detail and works closely with customers to provide them with a personalized experience that results in creating a car that is completely unique to them. »

As an official Ferrari model, the Ferrari Testa Rossa J is built to meet the highest automotive standards. The Little Car Company’s engineering team drew heavily on the original build quality, using the same hand-forged aluminum bodywork and manual tapping techniques.

The Testa Rossa J carries over many features from the original, including the same steering and suspension geometry to give it authentic handling. The interior also shows sublime attention to detail, with the transmission tunnel removed to make way for seats that can accommodate a driver and a passenger.

Like the original, the steering wheel is supplied by Nardi, which has the world’s smallest quick-release steering wheel system, designed for easy entry and exit. Likewise, the classic dials have been repurposed for their new role in an electric car, with a notable addition: a power meter that indicates the level of regenerative braking.

Inspired by the Ferrari 812 Superfast, a Manettino beautiful design is added. This switch allows the driver to switch between four driving modes, carefully developed to make the driving experience as safe as possible: a beginner mode: 1kW / 24 km/h, a comfort mode: 4kW / 40 km/h, a sport mode : 10kW / 80 km/h and a racing mode: 12kW / 80 km/h.

The three batteries that drive the electric motor are located at the front of the car and provide a range of around 90 km, depending on conditions and driving style. The batteries are accessible under the front hood, and the car can also be charged where the fuel cap used to be.

Customers around the world continue to receive their customized Ferrari Testa Rossa J, and the lucky ones will soon be able to acquire one of the 299 pieces planned for this limited series.

Andre Tirlet

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