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Tamiya - Tyrell P34 Six Wheeler With Photo Etched Parts 1:12

Regular price $151.00

Arguably the most radical design ever to compete in Formula 1, the Tyrrell P34 caused a sensation when it was revealed to the public. The car's designer, Derek Gardner, wanted to reduce drag by making the frontal area smaller, so instead of two normal-sized tires, he used four small diameter tires that could be steered together. This also meant that the tires would be shrouded by the nose, further reducing drag. Making its debut at the 1976 Spanish GP, the car proved to be competitive, and it reached the pinnacle of its success with drivers Jody Scheckter and Patrick Depailler finishing 1st and 2nd respectively at the Swedish GP.
  • 1/12 scale plastic model assembly kit.
  • Distinctive 6-wheeled suspension design accurately reproduced and movable.
  • The detailed engine features depictions of tubing and cables for the ignition system. Parts are also included to capture radiator and oil cooler pipes for an even higher level of detail.
  • Realistic synthetic rubber tires.
  • Includes a comprehensive set of photo-etched parts such as brake discs, radiator grille, pedals, and seat belts for the ultimate finish.
  • High-quality Cartograf markings for machines driven by Jody Scheckter and Patrick Depailler included.