Tipo 33 Stradale Replica Build
Alright, I'm doing it.
Chassis is going to be a steel spaceframe inspired by the "Locost" Lotus 7 Replica project. Suspension uprights, braking and steering components will be salvaged from a Miata. The transaxle will be a Subaru 5-speed unit. Engine can be anything really, but I would prefer it to be Alfa. I have access to a 2 liter Alfa engine (I've read that the first Tipo 33 prototypes had 1750 engines), or maybe I'll get a Busso V6. I'm probably not going to find an affordable Montreal V8. Hell, I could probably wedge a Ferrari/Maserati V8 in it if I really wanted to. I'm keeping that open for now.
The body will be carbon fiber. If all goes well with the buck and resulting molds, I will make more bodies to sell.
I've already designed the chassis, modeled the body, found a transmission (still need to pull it out of the donor car) and ordered steel, so this is happening. I'm waiting for a Miata to show up at a local salvage yard to get the rest of the chassis parts I need.
I'll update when i have something to update, in the meantime, enjoy this photo of a 1/10 scale body buck I made to make sure it looks "right"