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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.
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Additional details for the Ferrari 126C2 model car kit:
  • Manufactured by Model Factory Hiro in 1/20 scale with reference MFH-K732 (also listed as 4580011507324, K732 and K-732).
  • Belongs to the Scuderia Ferrari Team.
  • Driven by Gilles Villeneuve with number 27
  • Raced at the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix in 1982.
  • Includes 3D printed parts, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions.
  • Package measures 176 mm x 260 mm x 74 mm (width x depth x height), weighting 689 g.
  • Box barcode 4580011507324 (GTIN/EAN)
  • Featured in newsletters 487 and 496.
During the season of 1981 of Formula 1, Ferrari had used its first V6 Turbo engine (Type 021), so powerful that it put the 126CK chassis in serious difficulties, but everything changed with the appearance in 1982 of the 126C2, which in addition to reinforcing the chassis, had improved aerodynamics including the necessary ground effect. Despite its competitiveness, the Ferrari 126C2 will still be remembered for the accidents its drivers were involved in, including the fatal accident at Zolder that cost Giles Villeneuve his life. At Hockenheim, a new drama befell the Scuderia, as Didier Pironi crashed during practice in the rain against Alain Prost's Renault, flying through the air and landing with devastating consequences for the driver's legs, being forced to retire from the Formula 1.
Despite all these misfortunes, which caused Ferrari to lose a drivers' title that went to Keke Rosberg with a Williams, Ferrari took the victory in the final constructors' classification in 1982.
The engineer in charge of the 126 C2 was the English technician Harvey Postlethwaite, who introduced a new chassis construction system that he had previously experimented with at the Wolf team, and which used composite materials. The self-supporting chassis of the 126 C2 was built using aluminum panels reinforced with carbon fibres and Kevlar, thus obtaining a "sandwich" type structure. The increase obtained in the level of rigidity in the chassis was the key so that all the available power of the V6 turbo engine could be used.
The 1982 Belgian Grand Prix held at the Zolder circuit was, unfortunately, the last race for Giles Villeneuve, who lost his life during practice trying to overtake Jochen Mass. During the maneuver Villeneuve hit the rear of the car of the German pilot, flying through the air and causing the pilot to be thrown, hitting the asphalt and one of the protective fences of the circuit. In a show of mourning for what happened, the Ferrari team and Didier Pironi decided not to participate in the race.
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: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 2: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 3: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 4: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 5: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 6: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 7: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 8: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 9: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 10: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 11: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 12: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 13: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 14: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 15: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 16: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 17: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 18: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 19: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 20: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 21: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 22: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 23: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 24: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 25: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 26: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 27: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 28: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)Image 29: Ferrari 126C2 Scuderia Ferrari Team - Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1982 | Model car kit in 1/20 scale manufactured by Model Factory Hiro (ref. MFH-K732, also 4580011507324, K732 and K-732)