[About the actual vehicle]
――The Dakar Rally is known as the toughest rally in the world.
――It started as a crossing race in the Sahara Desert in 1978, and then evolved from Paris in France to the Paris-Dakar Rally aiming for Dakar in Senegal on the African continent.
――While attracting the attention of many fans as an adventure rally, the participating vehicles are not limited to four-wheeled vehicles, but a wide range of vehicles such as trucks and prototypes participate.
――There are many riders who participate on two-wheeled motorcycles.
――Each machine has undergone major modifications to run in deserts and roads without roads, and the bike is equipped with a special large gasoline tank.
――It created a unique style.
--Cagiva of Italy is also one of the makers who challenged the Paris-Dakar Rally and participated in the race from 1984 to 1995.
――In 1987, Hubert Auriol developed a dead heat fighting for victory until the end.
――In 1990 and 1994, Eddie Oriori won the championship.
[About the model]
-A plastic model assembly kit that reproduces the Paris-Dakar specifications of Cagiva `Elephant` 850 on a 1/9 big scale.
――It models the machine when Hubert Auriol competed with Honda's Cyril Nubu for the championship until the end in 1987.
――The total length of the finished product is 25.5 cm.
――You can enjoy the distinctive finish by firmly reproducing the equipment and style such as the design of the gasoline tank that secures the large capacity unique to the Paris Dakar specification and the large fairing that protects the rider.
--The 850cc desmodromic air-cooled 2-cylinder engine has been reproduced in detail, including auxiliary equipment such as carburetors.
――The unique shape of the frame that houses it is also accurately modeled.
--The tires are made of hollow rubber that realistically reproduces the block pattern tires unique to off-road models.
――The spoke wheels are also delicately expressed, enhancing the feeling of your feet.
--The front and rear suspensions are movable even after completion.
-The marking reproduces Eddie Oriori's car number 100.
--Reproduce the Cagiva `Elephant` 850 that participated in the 1987 Paris Dakar on a 1/9 scale
-Plastic model assembly kit that reproduces a unique style and mechanism
--Detailed reproduction of engine, frame, suspension, etc.
--The front and rear suspensions are movable even after completion
--The total length of the finished product is 25.5 cm
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )