there's one name that comes to mind for an exotic car, it's Ferrari.
The cars started out as race cars in the early years, and cars
made for the public only came around later in it's long rich history.
early cars can bring millions of dollars at auctions, simply because
they were originally race cars - disposable. They were only meant
to compete and then be retired, or used for parts, and scrapped.
survived by their owners, and were raced for decades later, still
competing in smaller events. They are still a big part of vintage
racing today (the ones that are still raced and not restored in
older 250GTO, 250TRs, P4 Ferraris, they have become classics and
icons in their own right.
owned by the public range into the models such as the Dinos, Testerossa,
F40, 365GTs, and many other models to come along later recently.
doesn't matter if you like classic Ferraris, or the latest F430,
there's probably a model kit of the car available.
are molded in Ferrari Red, but some are Belgium Yellow, or even
like the real cars, Ferrari kits can be a bit complicated, and
unlike any other type of car model you may have built before.
engines can be in the rear, the bodies are multi-piece. The suspensions
are highly detailed sub-assemblies on their own. Everthing is
tight and exact - there's very little sloppiness in the these
kits. Not surprsing since they tend to be made by Tamiya or Fujimi
in many cases.
building an Enzo can be challenge. But Ferrari models continue
to sell year after year, and they have a world wide following.