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This is a scale model kit to be assembled by an adult; it includes all the parts as indicated but it does not include glue or paints, which can also be purchased separately at SpotModel!.
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1/20 scale plastic model kit of the Lotus type 79 as seen at both British and German GP's (without JPS markings), featuring removable front and rear upper cowls after assembly to view the engine and cockpit area, and an accurately reproduced monocoque chassis, suspension and engine. Includes synthetic rubber tires and newly designed metal funnel covers. Imported by Hisinsa (Tamiya official distributor)

Additional details for the Lotus Ford Type 79 car scale model kit:
The Lotus 79 was a Formula One car designed in late 1977 by Colin Chapman, Geoff Aldridge, Martin Ogilvie, Tony Rudd and Peter Wright of Lotus. It is considered by many the most significant and respected racing car design of all time. The Lotus 79 was the first F1 car to take full advantage of ground effects aerodynamics, pioneered in its immediate predecessor, the Lotus 78. The undercar pressure problems in the 78 were resolved with the 79, with further design work on the venturi tunnels under the car, which allowed the low pressure area to be evenly spaced along the whole of the underside. This was achieved by extending the rear bodywork to a point inside the rear wheels, allowing the underside to extend further back, instead of ending abruptly in front of the rear wheels on the 78. As a result, the rear suspension was also redesigned to allow the air to exit the rear more cleanly than on its predecessor. This allowed a smaller rear wing to be designed, causing less drag. When the car first appeared, the upper bodywork was steeply raked and featured Coke bottle sidepods. After work in the wind tunnel, these features were found to be unnecessary, as the car generated so much downforce anyway. These features were however later incorporated into the Lotus 80.
This item is not suitable for children under 18 years old. SpotModel recommend this item for advanced modellers and professionals with high experience on building cars and bikes. Read carefully all instructions.

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Image 1: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 2: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 3: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 4: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 5: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 6: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 7: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 8: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 9: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 10: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 11: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)Image 12: Lotus Ford Type 79 Lotus Team sponsored by Olympus - German Formula 1 Grand Prix, British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1978 | Car scale model kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Tamiya (ref. TAM20060, also 4950344200603 and 20060)