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1:20 Lotus 77 Early Type Brazil GP Full detail Multi-Media Model Kit

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Part No: MFH K251

Brand: Model Factory Hiro

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1:20 Lotus 77 Early Type Brazil GP Full detail Multi-Media Model Kit

Lotus 77 Early Type Brazil GP - 1:20 Multi-Media Kit

The Lotus 77 was a Formula One racing car designed by Colin Chapman, Geoff Aldridge and Martin Ogilvie for the 1976 Formula One season. The car was a stop-gap means to an end for Lotus, who were fighting back after the failure of the Lotus 76 and the obsolescence of the Lotus 72 in 1975.

The Lotus 77 featured a slimmer, lighter monocoque design over the 72, but was similarly powered by the Cosworth DFV. It featured improved aerodynamics and repositioned radiators to aid better cooling. The front brakes were initially inboard, in line with its predecessors, but were moved outboard in a more conventional design part-way through the season. The suspension was designed around a series of rocker arms instead of the usual set up of wishbones. The idea behind the new system was to set the suspension up for a specific track, taking into account ride height and road surface, and the 77 was dubbed 'The Adjustacar' as a result. It worked in a fashion, but inexperience with such an infinitely adjustable car meant that optimum settings were often not achieved. Drivers Mario Andretti and Gunnar Nilsson reported the steering and ride were occasionally vague and unresponsive. Andretti did not care for the car, proclaiming it to be a 'dog.' This motivated Lotus to accelerate research and create the stunning Lotus 78.

Versions
K251 - Lotus 77 Early Type Brazil GP

Model Construction
Main Body - Resin
Other Parts  - White Metal, Resin, Photoeched
Rubber Tyres
Instruction Sheet
Decals
Does It have Full Engine Detail ? : YES

Product ID: 6481

Product Tags

  • Scale
    • 1:20
  • Model
    • 77
  • Region
    • European
  • Vehicle Type
    • Formula 1
    • Race Car
  • Vehicle Make
    • Lotus
  • Type
    • Model Kit
    • Multi-Media Kit