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1/12 Motorcycle Series No.136
Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon
Item No: 14136


Length: 174mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

Beast on the Streets
2014 was a vintage year for fans of Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki as it saw the announcement of the Ninja H2 at the Milan Motorcycle Shows (EICMA), a bike whose name can be traced back to 1971 and the popular 750-SS/Mach IV (H2) street bike. In the modern H2, Kawasaki designers strove to provide hitherto unexperienced acceleration, and they certainly pulled out all the stops with a powerful combination of a 998cc inline-4 engine and centrifugal supercharger, mounted in an elegant trellis frame and providing an impressive 200hp. The body is also a work of aerodynamic art, with an upper cowl featuring ram air intakes and bottom chin spoiler plus a stylish single headlight. Mirrors have a cut-off design to ensure they contribute aerodynamically, and plenty of electronic rider aids are also on offer. The special Carbon spec of the Ninja H2 released in 2017 had carbon fiber upper cowl, an enhanced 205hp engine and many other upgrades.

About the Model
šThis is a 1/12 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 174mm, width: 76mm, height: 96mm. šFeatures a realistic depiction of the inline-4 engine and supercharger. šH2 road bike spec upper cowl with headlight and mirrors, side cowls and rear cowls really capture the bike's aerodynamics in style. šMetal-plated parts are used to recreate muffler, light cases and more. šSynthetic rubber tires are given authentic tread patterns. šCowls, engine and swingarm are attached to the frame via screws. šThe Kawasaki "river mark" logo is rendered beautifully by a metal transfer. šClear parts are employed for headlight and taillight sections. šMasking stickers are included to aid with demarcation in the painting of the fuel tank.

Packaging


★The truly unique, honed aerodynamic form of the Ninja H2 Carbon is captured in 1/12 scale with aplomb by this assembly kit model.


★Screw-attached upper and side cowls can be removed from the frame after completion. The model in this image is without fuel tank.


★Decals are included in the kit for the recreation of the carbon fiber upper cowl which is referred to in the bike's Carbon designation.


★The light on the angular tail section is recreated with a combination of clear and metal-plated parts. Muffler and exhaust are also plated.


★Separate parts are included in the kit to recreate the duct that connects the ram air intakes at the front to the supercharger further back.


★The trellis frame is a lesson in elegant design, and is recreated in style here. The airbox atop the engine is also rendered realistically.


★This close-up on the rider's position shows the metal transfer mirror surfaces, and instrumentation depicted using accurate decals.


★Synthetic rubber tires have realistic tread patterns to add an extra layer of detail. A maintenance stand is also included in the kit.


★Green stripe motifs on the fuel tank are depicted using decals, while the Kawasaki and other logos are taken care of by metal transfers.

★Left: The side stand is also functional in this kit, and can be used to stand the bike up if desired.

★Right: A comprehensive array of decals, metal transfers and masking stickers is on hand in the box!



Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/12 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

Tamiya Color Spray Paint Tamiya Color Spray Paint
TS-13 Clear TS-21 Gold
TS-29 Semi gloss black TS-34 Camel yellow
TS-38 Gun metal TS-40 Metallic black
TS-63 NATO black TS-71 Smoke
TS-73 Clear orange TS-76 Mica silver

Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint
LP-1 Black LP-2 White LP-3 Flat black
LP-5 Semi gloss black LP-11 Silver LP-38 Flat aluminum
LP-48 Sparkling silver LP-52 Clear red LP-53 Clear orange
LP-63 Titanium silver LP-65 Rubber black ---

Tamiya Color Tamiya Color Tamiya Color
X-1 Black X-7 Red X-10 Gun metal
X-11 Chrome silver X-12 Gold leaf X-18 Semi gloss black
X-25 Clear green X-27 Clear red X-32 Titanium silver
XF-1 Flat black XF-7 Flat red XF-16 Flat aluminum
XF-20 Medium grey XF-56 Metallic grey XF-85 Rubber black

★Ideal for recreating scorched metal look on chambers
Item 87088 Weathering Master D Set (Burnt Blue, Burnt Red, Oil Stain)
Item 87123 Tamiya Weathering Master F Set (Titanium/Light Gun Metal/Copper)

★Precision cementing
Item 87188 Tamiya Multipurpose Cement (Clear)

★Present your model as it deserves to be displayed
Item 73005 Display Case D

Information is current as of January 31, 2020. Specifications are subject to change without notice.