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Tamiya Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler W/Photo-Etched Parts 1:12 12036
Announced on September 22, 1975, the Tyrrell P34 caused a sensation – little wonder when one considers that it was the first six-wheeled Formula One car! Its layout employed 4 front wheels in an effort to reduce air drag while simultaneously improving the car’s braking and steering. Following a number of test sessions and associated updates to the design, the P34 debuted in the hands of Patrick Depailler in the Spanish GP of May 1976. Things really took off a month later at the Swedish GP when Jody Scheckter led home Depailler in a marvellous 1-2 finish for the P34, demonstrating the potential that the car had, underlined by Tyrrell’s 3rd place finish in that year’s Constructors’ standings
About the Model
★This Tamiya Tyrrell P34 Six is a 1/12 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 336mm, width: 168mm, height: 84mm. ★Moving depictions of complex front and rear suspensions employ coil springs. ★Steering wheel moves the front wheels via a realistic rack and pinion system. ★The engine is realistically rendered with an array of pipes, cords and lines. ★Features aluminum air funnels. ★Front, side and cockpit cowl parts are removable, allowing inspection of the detail underneath. ★A superbly detailed finish is provided by photo-etched parts depicting brake discs, radiator parts, nose wing endplates, seatbelt parts, and more! ★Main decals are a product of Cartograf. Markings are included to recreate car numbers 3 or 4. ★Semi-pneumatic synthetic rubber tires give a realistic finish.
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