Scarab was a small firm that made sports cars for individual racing enthusiasts in the 1950’s. Each car was designed and built by Tom Barnes and Dick Troutman. Much later, a racing team by the name of Reventlow Automobiles Inc. engaged them to produce cars for professional racing teams.
One of their cars was even raced to victory by Carroll Shelby at the Continental Divide Raceway in Castle Rock, Colorado, setting a new course record. At the SCCA (Sports Cars Club of America) event in 1958, a Scarab won the trophy.
One of the last Scarabs to be produced was this car (Mk IV) with a Traco-built 327 Chevy engine that was fitted as a mid-engine and that participated in the 1963 Nassau (Bahamas) Trophy event held at Oakes Field. Famous American racing driver Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. (more popularly known as A.J. Foyt) drove this last-built Scarab to a victory, coming first.
This is a rare Scarab model.
|- Premium collectible|
|- Licensed product|
|- Material: Resin|
|- High precision miniature models|
|- Non-opening model|
|- On plinth (platform base)|
|Box Dimension (in inches)||5.5 x 3 x 2|
|Color||Blue / White|
|Theme||Racing - F1 / GP|