1/3 Porsche Carrera Racing Engine

by Franzis
$325.10 USD $361.22 USD


This is a set of injection-plastic detail parts for use with car models.

Build your own classic Type 547 4-cylinder boxer model!

  • 300-part-kit
  • Transparent working model
  • Crankshaft, pistons, valves ... everything moves
  • Original motor sound
  • Extensive manual included

The myth of the Carrera engine! To this day, the model 547 Porsche racing engine is considered to be unique in the world of racing. This technical masterpiece was one of the reasons for the numerous Porsche racing victories in such legendary vehicles as the 356 or the 550 Spyder. With this pack, you can experience the model 547 engine masterpiece and build a transparent working model of the flat-4 horizontally opposed engine.

The Construction Kit

Using the more than 300 parts you can build a detailed transparent engine model, with all parts moving like in the big model. The components are easy to stick and screw together - without any adhesive.

  • Additionally required: 3 x 1.5 V batteries (AA)
  • This is not a toy! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

The Manual

The high-quality companion book offers comprehensive information on Porsche, the early days of racing at the Zuffenhausen sports car makers as well as the Porsche engine 547. You will be able to grasp technical contexts and get to know the development history of this legend of motor sports. Demonstrate to the world that there's an engineer lurking inside you and get started! Build your own Porsche flat-4 horizontally opposed engine with the help of the detailed step-by-step instruction manual.

Developer of the Engine Kit

Having started his career in engineering, John Anson has spent the last 20 years working for toy and baby product manufacturers. He has worked in a number of different roles, all related to quality assurance and product development. He now splits his working week between two companies, as well as finding time for freelance projects for the development of engine models. 

Author of the Manual

Jurgen Gassebner has published texts on the subjects of cars, motorcycles and aviation since he graduated in physics and business studies. He worked as a motor sports reporter for a long time and headed various trade journals as editor-in-chief. Today, he is a PR specialist with his own agency who, apart from selected publishing houses, mainly supports the media and public relations work of  renowned automotive manufacturers.


Code: FRZEITF675507
Release Date: Oct 2018
Item Size/Weight: 52.4cm x 35.4cm x 15.6cm / 4130g
Manufacturer: Franzis

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