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1/20 Lotus Type78 1977 w/Photo Etched Parts


Manufactured by: Tamiya Models

SKU: TM 20065
Price: AU$75.95
AU$68.95

US$51.49;  €48.44
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    Lotus has brought a number of innovations to F1 racing since they entered their firstrace in 1958. The introduction of ground effect cars, the result of their aerodynamics research, was one of the highlights. In 1977, Lotus introduced the Type 78 (base model for the Type 79) which had a slim monocoque chassis and wide side pontoons with under surfaces like inverted aircraft wings. Airfow beneath the side pontoons thus enabled the body to generate downforce for stronger traction and faster cornering speeds. Mario Andretti and Gunnar Nilsson drove the car in the 1977 season, and despite early season troubles, they went on to take 4 and 1 wins respectively to prove the car's potential.
    Scale 1/20
    Photo-etch parts Included
    Decals Included
    Special feature 3 The low profile, sharp form of the Lotus has been faithfully reproduced.

    • Manufactured by: Tamiya Models
    • SKU: TM 20065
    • Package Weight: 360g
    • 1 Units in Stock


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