TAMIYA 20060 Automotive Model 1/20 Car Lotus Type 79 1978 Scale Hobby 20060

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Tamiya 20060 1/20 scale plastic assembly kit model of the Lotus Type 79 1978. Length: 220mm, Width: 108mm. The sleek, low profile of the machine has been realistically reproduced.. This is 100% Brand new item and we can ship this item to worldwide.

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Specifications
Brand: Tamiya
Item: Scale Automotive Model
Scale: 1/20
Material Plastic

Features
1/20 scale plastic assembly model kit of the Lotus type 79.

The front and rear upper cowls can be removed after assembly to view the engine and cockpit area.

The monocoque chassis, suspension, and engine have been precisely reproduced.

Synthetic rubber tires included.

Top quality decals to depict the Lotus seen at both British and German GP`s, which did not feature JPS markings, are included.

Newly designed tires and metal funnel covers included.

Add further detail to your model with Item 12635 1/20 Lotus Type 79 1978 Photo-Etched Parts Set. For more information please see the next page.

The Black Beauty
In 1977, Lotus introduced a ground effect car, the Type 78 which had a slim monocoque chassis and wide side pontoons with undersurfaces like inverted aircraft wings. Round 6 Belgium GP in the 1978 season saw the introduction of the further evolved Type 79. The fuel tanks were placed behind the cockpit and the rear suspension featured effective inboard dampers. Mario Andretti was paired with Ronnie Peterson that year, and the former drove the car to an impressive pole-to-finish debut win. More success followed, with Andretti taking 5 wins to claim the drivers’ championship and Peterson adding another win to help the team claim the constructors’ title. The Type 79 greatly influenced later F1 machines and its overwhelming speed as well as graceful design and livery earned it the nickname “Black Beauty.”

About the Model
1/20 scale plastic assembly kit model of the Lotus Type 79 1978. Length: 220mm, Width: 108mm. The sleek, low profile of the machine has been realistically reproduced. Front and rear cowlings are removable even after assembly to showcase cockpit, engine, and suspension. The distinctive undersurface shape of side pontoons are accurately rendered. Metal covers for air funnels enhance great scale realism. Rubber tires included. 2 kinds of decals to depict No.5 and No.6 cars are included. 2 types of roll bars as well as air outlets on side pontoons are included to allow the choice of assembly from the car driven by Mario Andretti or Ronnie Peterson from either the British GP or German GP.

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Item Included: 1 x Tamiya Automotive Model 1/20 Car Lotus Type 79 1978 Scale Hobby 20060

Brand

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Additional information

Weight439 g
Dimensions45 × 30 × 10 cm
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