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1/12 Team Lotus Type 97T Ver.A - Rd.2 Portuguese Grand Prix (GP) 1985 (Full Detail kit)

Manufactured by: Model Factory Hiro

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    Product Description
    This is a multi-media model kit that includes sharp resin-cast bodies, rubber tyres (wet tyres), and other white metal, resin &photo-etched parts, decals and easy-to-follow instructions in English.

    Team Lotus lost team founder Colin Chapman in1982.
    After several years of chaos and adversity, legendary driver Ayrton Senna joined the team as the #2 driver, together with the new Type 97T with the Renault engine designed by G?rard Ducarouge in the year 1985.

    In 1985 Senna won 2 races and 7 pole positions in the 97T, and ranked 4th at season's end, better results than the team's #1 driver, de Angelis.

    The Portuguese and the Belgium GPs were held in the rain, with Senna winning both races as well as the Monaco GP in the previous season. Senna's extraordinary driving technique had been shown to the world.

    Kit features:
    - Lotus 97T with Renault turbo engine that was piloted by Ayrton Senna. This 1/12 scale 97T kit is refined and redesigned from the original 1/20 scale kit.
    - The mechanism of the Renault V6 Turbo engine, the pioneer of the F1 turbo engines, is completely reproduced.
    - The wheel rims are made of aluminium alloy, the wheel dishes are made of alloy and plated with alumite gold, with metal parts, screws, and nuts to make the kit as real as the real cars.
    - The newly designed rain tires are included.
    - High quality silk printing decal sheest are included to make the carbon texture of the monocoque.
    - Various piping, tubes, mesh hose, etc. are included.
    - A large piece of photo-etched metal forming the under tray improves the strength and the texture.
    - Cowl is attached to the body by magnets which can be detached easily so you can display the internal structures of the car.

    This kit is the Portuguese GP Version:
    [K346 Ver.A :1985 Rd.2 Portuguese GP]
    The remarkable first championship that Ayrton Senna won was the Portuguese GP.

    Note: This is the rain tyres version. Slicks not included.

    (The figure Ayrton Senna is NOT included in this kit and is sold separately - EJP-886)

    • Manufactured by: Model Factory Hiro
    • SKU: MFH-K346
    • Package Weight: 1880g
    • 0 Units in Stock
    • Code: [L-02L-5]

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