‘RSR Speedtail’

‘RSR Speedtail’ sculpture is inspired by the iconic 1970s Porsche 911 RSR, also known as the ‘Mary Stuart’. A work of art created with artist Steven James.

limited numbered edition of:9 editions
total size (cm):80 x 18 x 14 cm approx.
total size (inches):29 x 7 x 5 inches approx.
weight:TBC kg/ TBC lbs approx.
artwork code:Type 058
availability:1 now
buy from (£GBP):£2,390

About the sculpture:

THE INSPIRATION – The legendary Porsche 911 RSR was nicknamed the ‘Mary Stuart’ for its large wrap-around rear tail. It won the 1973 Targa Florio, the great Sicilian road race.

THE SCULPTURE – This sculpture accentuates Steven James’ stunning car form with a long curved wooden swept tail section, using multiple stripes of steamed and hand bent interlocking ash. Carbon fibre streaks represent the rear tyre marks, and a thick oak plinth feature in this artwork. The car form is cast concrete, polished and real gold leaf covering it, with a distressed finish look.

THE LOOK – The rear spoiler leads to a huge arcing curved section of ash. Other handcrafted wooden tail elements twist and interweave, portraying an imagined aerodynamic airflow. Purchasers can choose their own bespoke custom specification of materials and finishes.

Further images:

These images show the artwork from various angles.

NOTE: all sculptures come with an integral plinth base in various materials (see ‘Material options’ section below).

Material options:

Below shows the material options for each sculpture section.

cartailtyre marks
gold leafY
concrete polishedY
black stained concreteY
carbon fibre veneerYY
oak / walnut/ ashYY

Sculpture versions & specifications:

Below are the different sculpture versions available, their material specifications, and guide prices.

‘GOLD, ASH, OAK’ versionGold leaf over concrete car form, ash steambent sections, carbon fibre ‘streaks’ on solid oak base.£2,390
‘CUSTOM BESPOKE’choose your own specification.£ POA

Each sculpture comes with:

  • 1 – Each sculpture plinth is signed and dated by the artist.
  • 2 – Certificate of Authenticity, complete with numbered edition, signed and dated by the artist.
  • 3 – Protective baize underside to each plinth.
  • 4 – Protective white cloth gloves, to professionally handle the artwork.

Optional extras:

  • A – Display cases (Gallery grade, UV bonded, with slotted base) available to order.
  • B – Name plaques (personalised details can be engraved/ etched) available to order.


International shipping is available (secure crate / tracked / insured).

Local collection from my workshop is possible by appointment.

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