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1:24 Jaguar XJR-9 Ver.A :1988 LM
Brand: Model Factory Hiro
Part No: MFH K631
The Release Date is Late November 2018, if you need delivery for Xmas please order before 24th November 2018
・1988 LM Winner #2 Lammers/Dumfries/Wallace
・based off the design which won in 1988 Le Mans.
About the XJR-9 LM
In the early 1980’s, TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing) paired with a manufacturing team to enter various racecars into the European Touring Car Championships. In 1985, the XJR-6 was developed for Group C endurance racing.
In contrast with other race cars in that period that mainly ran on turbo engines, the XJR-6 was equipped with a non turbo 7 liter 12V engine, shifted slightly forward to offset balance its heavy weight. Radiators were designed to be located in the front, and the monocoque was made of carbon fiber. This general design was carried over to the XJR-8 in 1987, and also into the XJR-9 that debuted in 1988.
Upon its debut, the XJR-9 became a major threat to rivals in endurance races. Extending its success into other areas, the XJR-9 LM (developed with a higher straight line speed) was prepared specifically for Le Mans, effectively ending a 31 year Le Mans victory drought for the manufacturer, at the same time fetching a victory for an English car for the first time in 29 years. The XJR-9 also debuted in the following year in Le Mans, and up until the XJR-12 in 1990 XJRs of similar base designs were featured in various races during that time period.
- a full detailed, multi-material kit featuring white metal, resin, etching, vacuum parts, rubber tires, decals allowing for maximum representation of the original vehicle.
- front and rear cowl can be removed, allowing full view of the detailed interior after completion.