This Incredibly Detailed Ferrari 296 GT3 Replica Is a 1:8 Scale Wonder

This tiny recreation of a Ferrari supercar will set you back $18,000.

The Ferrari 296 GT3, based on the the roadgoing 296 GTB and its droptop GTS variant, put the first implementation of a Ferrari V6 to the test on the track, adding racy aero bits like an aggro front splitter and a carbon fiber rear wing to increase downforce at speed. It won the 2023 24 Hours of Nurburgring, and it costs over $600,000.

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Normally, a 1:8-scale model might be considered an affordable way to revel in the Ferrari 296 GT3’s beauty at home, but considering this one-of-199 version from Amalgam Collections costs an eye-watering $18,090, it’s safe to say that the only people who would drop that much on a replica are the same people with the means to drop a half-mil-plus on a supercar.

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You do get what you pay for. As Robb Report notes, the Bristol-based firm produces remarkably intricate models at workshops in the UK, China, and Hungary—the 296 GT3 model took over 3,300 hours to design and pattern before the prototype phase.

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Ferrari provided the supercar’s original CAD data, paint codes and material specs, ensuring everything from the magnesium gearbox case and six-pot to the interior’s cockpit harness and Bosch-branded monitor were reproduced in perfect detail.

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Sandy Copeman, Amalgam’s founder and director of its brand and business development, told Robb Report, “Creating a deeply detailed 1:8 model of the Ferrari 296 GT3 was a no-brainer for us.

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“The car is a gorgeous combination of beautiful lines blended with complex devices and details reminiscent of a high-end watch. Everyone who has seen this model is blown away by it.”

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Amalgam Collection’s 296 GT3 can be completely customized for those willing to pay $23,520—just like a real Ferrari, personalization options don’t come cheap. Click here to learn more or buy.

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