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1/12scale Fulldetail Kit : XJR-9 LM

Now on sale

2016.12.20 New image(s) have been uploaded for viewing.

2017.04.19
There are mistakes on the instructions. Please refer the revised version (which had been uploaded on this page) for your modelling work.

 

We proudly present the latest addition to our 1/12 full detail kit series – the XJR-9, which conquered the 1988 Le Mans’s season.

About the XJR-9 LM
In the early 1980′s, TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing) paired with a manufacturing team to enter various racecars into the European Touring Car Championships. In 1985, the XJR-6 was developed for Group C endurance racing.

In contrast with other race cars in that period that mainly ran on turbo engines, the XJR-6 was equipped with a non turbo 7 liter 12V engine, shifted slightly forward to offset balance its heavy weight. Radiators were designed to be located in the front, and the monocoque was made of carbon fiber. This general design was carried over to the XJR-8 in 1987, and also into the XJR-9 that debuted in 1988.

Upon its debut, the XJR-9 became a major threat to rivals in endurance races. Extending its success into other areas, the XJR-9 LM (developed with a higher straight line speed) was prepared specifically for Le Mans, effectively ending a 31 year Le Mans victory drought for the manufacturer, at the same time fetching a victory for an English car for the first time in 29 years. The XJR-9 also debuted in the following year in Le Mans, and up until the XJR-12 in 1990 XJRs of similar base designs were featured in various races during that time period.

We have decided to take this famous English designed XJR-9 and release it as a 1/12 Scale Full Detail kit.

 

Kit Details
– a full detailed, multi-material kit featuring white metal, resin, etching, metal plated parts, vacuum parts, rubber tires, decals and various cords allowing for maximum representation of the original vehicle.
- aluminum plated parts used for wheel rim, engine funnel, muffler ends, wheel shaft and lock nut. Lock nut is plated in color (in red and blue).
- front and rear cowl can be removed, doors can be opened and closed allowing full view of the detailed interior after completion.
- clear resin used for headlight lens, allowing for the mold to closely imitate those of the actual vehicle.
- pre-printed sponsor logos featured on tires

 

Variation
K554 ● Ver.A :1988 LM

・1988 LM Winner #2 Lammers/Dumfries/Wallace
 #1 Brundle/Nielsen
 #3 Watson/Boesel/Pescarolo
 #21 Sullivan/Jones/Cobb
 #22 Daly/Perkins/Cogan
・based off the design which won in 1988 Le Mans.

K555 ● Ver.B :1989 LM

・ #3 Jones/Daly/Kline / #4 Ferté/Salazar/Ferté
・based off the design which races in 1989 Le Mans. Parts included to change differences in the outlets on the front cowl compared to 1988 version. Intakes located at the top/both sides of the rear engine have been removed and replaces by multiple NACA ducts.
・intake at the top removed at rear cowl and body flows naturally connecting to the center body, imitating the design of car #3 and #4.

 
 



K554 K555 1/12scale Fulldetail Kit : XJR-9 LM¥70000 (+Tax)
K554 In Stock
K555 In Stock