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Tamiya T12042 1/12 Martini Brabham BT44B 1975 Model Kit

Product Code: T12042
$159.99
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One of the strongest machines of the season that adopted a triangular cross-section monocoque

1975 F1 Grand Prix race, he was active by driving Carlos Reutemann and Carlos Pace. The Brabham BT44B gave the Martini Racing Team second place in the Constructors' Championship. This machine, owned by Gordon Murray, a designer of Motor Racing Developments (MRD), is an advanced version of the Brabham BT42 brand new machine introduced in 1973. It has a monocoque with a triangular cross section called a pyramid monocoque, and was designed with the greatest goals of pursuing aerodynamics and reducing weight and size. The BT42 evolved into the BT44 in 1974 and the BT44B in 1975. This year, C. Pace won the Brazilian Grand Prix and C. Reutemann won the German Grand Prix, taking second place in the Constructors. It was said to be one of the strongest machines of the season.

Features

  • A plastic model assembly kit that reproduces the Brabham BT44B that was active in the 1975 F1 race on a 1/12 scale. Overall length 355 mm, overall width 160 mm, overall height 109 mm.
  • Coil springs are incorporated in the front and rear suspensions for smooth operation.
  • The steering wheel and front wheels are linked by a rack and pinion mechanism.
  • V8 engine with fuel pipes, ignition cords, etc. piped and wired as they are.
  • The front cowl, cockpit fairing, and induction box are removable.
  • Reproduce the seat belt with etched parts and cloth stickers.
  • Slide marks are made by high quality cult graph. Car Nos. 7 and 8 are available.
  • The tires are made of textured hollow rubber, and the seats and drive shaft boots are made of soft resin.