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Item No:24065

1/24 Sports Car Series No.65

1/24 PORSCHE 959

Length: 177 mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

Porsche's sumptous 'Gruppe B' turned a lot of heads at the 1983 Frankfurt Motor Show, and would go on to become the 959, which was unleashed on the public some three years later in 1986. Its 2,848cc 6-cylinder boxer engine was based upon the powerplant employed by the high performance 956 and 962 race cars, and with two turbochargers it provided 450hp. Its full-time 4WD system had computer-controlled variable torque that took into account surface conditions for the ultimate combination of safety and power, while the long-tail body used plenty of aluminum and FRP, had a drag coefficient of just 0.39 and contributed to the 959's exemplary stability at speeds of up to 300km/h. Only 250 were produced, but that was more than enough for this legendary forerunner to modern 4WD sportscars to make an indelible mark on motoring history.

About the Model
★This is a 1/24 scale plastic model assembly kit depicting the 959. Length: 177mm. ★The dynamic form of the car is captured artfully by the model. ★Features detailed depictions of the 6-cylinder boxer engine, double wishbone suspension and more. Engine hood can be opened after completion. ★A busy interior includes bucket seats, pedals and much more. ★Solid synthetic rubber tires give an extra level of detail. ★Decals are included in the kit to recreate emblems, number plates and more.

Information is current as of March 8, 2024. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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