The sleek and stylish design of the F1 cars has always attracted the auto nerds with many using their creative skills to F1 car replicas. Some of these car replicas designed by innovative designers are too stylish and unique. These days there are some unique F1 car replicas available in the market. Here is a list of seven artistic F1 car replicas for auto nerds:
1. F1 car made with bread
The F1 car replica named Bread Torque is made of 22 varieties of bread. Besides bread, the designers of this unique replica car have also used a thousand delicious loaves to design this unique and attractive F1 replica car. Every part of the car except the supporting structure is edible. The supporting structure is made of metal and it keeps the replica car is shape. This F1 replica car was built in Singapore. It was created by two artists, seven chefs, two culinary staff members and five volunteers in 549 hours. The life-sized F1 replica car was created at an expense of around $15,000.
2. F1 replica from Red Bull energy drinks bottles
Some innovative designers have used Red Bull bottles to design a life-size replica F1 car. This beautiful and unique replica car was designed to celebrate the first Formula One World Championship of Red Bull German driver Sebastian Vettel in Abu Dhabi in 2010. This F1 replica car is without doubt an amazing art car, which has been created using 2,615 bottles of energy drink manufactured by Red Bull. The designers of this car have placed one bottle over another to come up with a real-size replica car, which is currently on display at a Bangkok’s shopping mall.
3. Lego Ferrari F1
The Ferrari F1 replica car made of Lego was unveiled ahead of the Lego World in 2008. The presenter of Jetix, Leon Krijgsman drove this unique and beautiful replica car made of 80,000 Lego bricks through the streets of Amsterdam. Italian car maker Ferrari designed and created this car made of Lego bricks to celebrate Lego’s anniversary. We must say that Ferrari had celebrated the brick maker’s anniversary in full style.
4. F1 car replicas with bullets shots
Designed by Pintor Sirait, the “Democracy” is a F1 car replica with bullets shots. Sirait is renowned for creating F1 car sculptures to highlight things that are wrong with the world. His latest creation, Sirait tried to highlight what all countries in this world want to do but have failed to accomplish so far. The body of the car is covered in 1500 bullet holes. Democracy is an advanced version of Desire created by Sirait. Desire had 600 bullet holes. Sirait had also created Victory to symbolize the crash and victory of British racer Lewis Hamilton at the German GP in 2007. Sirait created the Democracy in 2009.
5. Full Scale Mercedes F1 made from matchsticks
Imagination is a powerful thing and it often helps us to turn our dreams into reality; and some people have the ability to take their imagination to the next level but making it into reality. Michael Arndt is also one such person who is brave enough to imagine things and then turn them into reality. Arndt deserves credit for designing a life-size replica of a McLaren 4/14 F1 car using 956,000 matchsticks. Arndt spent 6000 and used 1686 glue-tubes to create this masterpiece. This F1 replica car is easily transportable because it can be broken down into 45 parts.
6. F1 racer made from Puma shoe boxes
Puma is closely associated with motorsports and when it comes to motorsports how can we not talk about Formula One? Puma joined hands with British Ben Wilson Design to design a life-size replica of a Formula1 car. The car is designed by brothers Ben Wilson, Oscar Wilson and Luke Wilson. They used Puma shoe boxes. The car was put on display at Chicago’s North State Street. The Wilson brothers cut Puma shoe boxes into different shapes and fixed all the cars manually to make a full-size F1 car. The car has a beautiful and sleek design.
7. Styrofoam Formula 1 racer
Michael Salter deserves credit for designing a creating a life-size F1 replica car using Styrofoam. Salter has created this lightweight F1 car using scrap Styrofoam. The car has an innovative and unique design, which is attractive as well. Salter’s car shows that creativity can be used to come up with articles that are both attractive and beautiful. Salter’s created the car in 2009.