Artists are strange creatures... When an artist is given a brief, the resulting collaboration can expand their own horizons.
This shell is the result of a collaboration between a well known artist and well known collector that wanted something extra special.
While not mounted in it's final stance. With the body bagged on the deck, I had to capture the esscence of Australian Muscle.
The Seven point star is a representation of Australia, the green and gold for competition.
The constellation of the Southern Cross is an Australian icon.
As is the Ford Falcon 351-GT Phase III with Handling Option.
With the handling well and truely optioned. The addition of the custom made number plates finish the beast very well.
When I first met the owner he was running another 2 of these bodies but has since collected over one hundred RC shells.
Perhaps another tripple HO photo-shoot will be coming soon. I'd like to get a Aussie style meet happening soon too.