PolyWorks recreates Niki Lauda's Ferrari for film "RUSH"


Lights, Camera, Action for RUSH

PolyWorks used to re-create Niki Lauda's Ferrari for Ron Howard's New Film, RUSH.

Initially, there was no original car available to scan, so in order to get the project underway, scale models of the cars were 3D scanned.

After the data had been processed using PolyWorks software, an original chassis of the 312T/312T2 became available. The key location points on the chassis were probed allowing 3D Scanners UK to scale the processed polygon mesh of the car so that it would match the probed locations exactly. Once happy with the model, cross sections were then taken using PolyWorks Inspector.

Above: Screenshots showing the cross sections in PolyWorks software. Left: The clay

A full scale clay was created from the model and the original chassis in order to produce a fibreglass body. An aluminium front and rear wing was produced from the PolyWorks cross-sectional data. The project was then complete.