Many of you know that I build and race slot cars from earlier times.
I am currently running a 1952 series. The Maserati A6GCM was a late addition to the series and the earlier version of this car was very similar to the 4CLT, which made it easy for me to create a body of that as I already had a 4CLT buck to work from.
However, the 1953 version was quite different. As far as I have discovered, there is no commercially produced 1/32nd scale bodyshell of this car, so I set to to make my own. Google images offered me an excellent side on view of the car and I based my wooden buck on this, with the 4CLT wheelbase as my base line and every other dimension scaled up from that.
Recently, I bought a commercially produced Ferrari 500 shell from which I have cast seven cars to be used in my races. I got quite a shock when I looked at the Ferrari shell because it looked so big. I checked the dimensions of the real car, which are available on line and found that my Ferrari is just about spot on for size.
Unfortunately, when I put my Maserati next to it, it looks like a toy car, being miles smaller than the Ferrari. So, I think I have got it sadly wrong, but there seems to be no information available on line that gives accurate dimension of the 1953 A6GCM.
The odd picture that shows Ferrari and Maserati in close company seems to show that they were not that much different in size.
Is there anyone out there who can point me in the right direction for Maserati dimensions? Just the wheelbase would be enough as I can scale everything else off that.