Casting: Ferrari 512S (Shell)
Years of Production:
Country of Origin:
Paint Colors and Variations:
|Shell Metal Flake Green
No Flat Black Trim Paint on Louvers
Other versions of same Casting:
1972 Ferrari 512S
CIPSA Ferrari 512S
As one of the 10 castings in the Shell promotion, the 1973 Ferrari 512S is the based on the 1972 casting of the same name.
1972 Ferrari 512S vs. 1973 Shell Promo Ferrari 512S
As part of the retooling for the 1973 Shell Promo series, the wheels were converted to "through hole" style and the base was retooled
to add crush protectors to the rear wheels. The body casting remained unchanged, but the black trim paint on the louvers was omitted.
Shell Promo Ferrari 512S in Baggie
The normal packaging for the Shell promotion was a single car in a clear plastic baggie with a blue stapled header card.
Shell Promo Rainbow
Photo and info credits: Rick Wilson, TN Gray
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