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1/12scale Fulldetail Kit : LOTUS TYPE 97T

Now on sale [ Resale June 2020 ]

“1/12scale Fulldetail Kit : LOTUS TYPE 97T” will be restocked for a limited time in limited numbers for the month of June 2020. Please place an order as soon as possible to ensure availability.

[ About the LOTUS TYPE 97T ]
Team Lotus lost the team founder and the spirit Colin Chapman in the year 1982.
And then several years of chaos and adversity, finally the second year genius driver A.Senna joined the team, together with the new Type 97T with the Renault engine designed by Gérard Ducarouge in the year 1985.
In 1985 A. Senna won 2 championship, 7 pole positions with 97T and ranked 4th at season end, the result was even better than the team No.1 driver E.de Angelis.
Especially the 2 Portuguese and the Belgium GP were held in rain and Senna won these two races and same as the Monaco GP in the previous season, the extraordinary driving technique of Senna had been shown to the world.


[ Kit Details ]
– This kit is featured the 97T with Renault turbo engine and A.Senna and in the big scale of 1/12 and full detail. This 1/12 scale 97T kit is refined and redesigned from the original 1/20 scale.

– The mechanism of the Renault V6 Turbo engine, the pioneer of the F1 turbo engines, will be completely reproduced.

– The wheel rim is made of aluminium alloy, the wheel dish is made of alloy and plated with alumite gold, and metal parts screws and nuts to make the kit as real as the real cars.

– The new designed Rain Tire to present the actual situation of the GP are included. (Please note the photos shown are based off an early build of the kit, and tire size/details have been altered since then. Tires provided with the kit will not be the same as the ones shown in the photos.)

– High quality silk printing decal sheet will be included to make the carbon texture of the monocoque.

– Various piping, tubes, mesh hose, etc. will be made of multi-materials and aim to be same detail as real car.

– Large piece photo etch forming the under tray to improve the strength and the texture.

– Cowl is attached to the body by magnets which can be detached easily and can help you to display the internal structures of the car.


[ Variations ]

●K346 – Ver.A : 1985 Rd.2 Portuguese GP
– The remarkable first champion that A. Senna won in the Portuguese GP.
– Rain tire version.

●K347 – Ver.B : 1985 Rd.13 Belgian GP
– Starting with wet condition, A. Senna won the 2nd champion in this GP.
– The rear wing of the late type are included.
– Slick tire version.

K346 K347 1/12scale Fulldetail Kit : LOTUS TYPE 97T¥65000 (+Tax)
K346 In Stock
K347 In Stock