Obsessed Fan Spends 12 Years Building Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Gordon Grant’s labor of love is identical to the original car from the classic 1968 film that was driven by Dick van Dyke. It’s expected to fetch $391k - $$440k at auction.

The replica has been constructed totally from scratch apart from the Ford V6 engine and automatic transmission that were used in the original film car with help from Oscar winner Peter Lamont, assistant art director on the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang movie.

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