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1/12 Big Scale Racing Car Series No.46

Team Lotus Type 72D 1972
Item No: 12046

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Length: 400mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit. ※Enlarged image

A History Maker
The Lotus 72 was certainly an attention-grabbing car, and not just because of the stunning performance which swept Jochen Rindt to a world championship in 1970. An unmistakable wedge-shaped silhouette, cockpit-side radiators and torsion bar spring suspension were just some of the notable features on its avant-garde design. Team Lotus were never ones to rest upon their laurels, and the 1972 iteration of the car, the 72D was updated across the board - including a high-profile change of sponsor and a striking black color scheme. Burgeoning Brazilian driving sensation Emerson Fittipaldi was right at home in the 72D, and his 5 victories from 12 races were enough to take him to a maiden drivers' championship and Lotus to yet another team championship crown.

About the Model
This is a 1/12 scale plastic model assembly kit recreating the Team Lotus 72D that took the team and star driver Emerson Fittipaldi to championships in 1972. ★Length: 400mm, width: 173mm, height: 87mm. ★The distinctive wedge-shaped 72D form is captured with aplomb. ★Torsion bar suspension mimics that of the real car, and provides smooth movement. ★Steering wheel moves front wheels via rack and pinion mechanism. ★Breathtaking Cosworth DFV engine recreation even features tubing to recreate pipes and wiring. ★Front cowl and cockpit cowl fairings can be removed after assembly. ★Features semi-pneumatic synthetic rubber tires. ★Photo-etched parts and seatbelt parts add further to the precision finish. ★Driver figure included.

Packaging


★The magnificently detailed DFV engine recreation features pipes and wiring.

★Realistic cockpit area includes authentic depiction of seatbelt and other features.

★A precision finish is guaranteed with the use of the included photo-etched parts.

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