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Here is my Ferrari 250 GTO, based on the Bburago model. Since the Bburago GTO is rather crude, I managed to improve the interior and engine with some paint. I hope you like! Yes, I know the engine heads in the real GTO are black and not red, mas they look so much better and meaner in red that I ignored the accuracy of my detailing job in that point! :feedback

 
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The model looked like this before I painted the interior, front grille, engine, underside and exausts:
 

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Bburago is for throwing at Donkeys that are eating your Lawn, the Hot Wheels is the best 250 GTO in 1:18 available.
The Bburago Is probably 1:16 and looks huge compared to the rest of your collection.
Get the Hot Wheels and don't sweat it, they did a nice job on it :cheers
 
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Thanks for the info.

I'm a little confused on something.

Whats the difference between Hot Wheels's 250 GT and CMC's 250 SWB, is there a difference between the SWB and GT designations or are they literally the same car.

I really don't know much about this model, however, the substance it has really appeals to me. So any info would be great.
 

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If I'm not mistaken, the 250 refers to the displacement of an individual cylinder...multiply by 12 and get 3L. There's a whole series of 250s, including what I think is the best looker of the bunch, the Lusso.
 
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Well that certainly makes sense.

I'm interested in the "SWB" and "GT" designations.

I it just a designation or are the CMC version and Hot Wheels versions different from one another.
 

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The 250 GTO (1962-64) was sort of a continuation of the 250 GT (1960?).
In fact, the GTO was homologated because of the 250GT but it was rather a leap to do so.
The GTO was so much more a race car for the street, but old man Ferrari had a lot of pull with the FIA and he got his way.
 
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:lol

I guess I should have been more specific.

I know it stand for short wheelbase.

CMC identifies their 250 with SWB and Hot Wheels idnetifies theirs with GT.

Are both of them SWB and just recognized differently by CMC and Hot Wheels or are they totally different models all together?
 
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Ok, thats what I wanted to know as I was confused about it.

Whew...that was like brain surgery :lol

Thanks for the information as it has been very helpful.
 
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