[Champion machine that announced the resurrection of Silver Arrow]
--Mercedes-Benz regained victory in the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans in France for the first time in 37 years.
--The machine name is Sauber Mercedes C9.
--Swiss constructor Sauber is in charge of chassis development and is equipped with a Mercedes-Benz powertrain.
--Although C9, which debuted in 1987, did not win the World Sportscar Championship (WSPC) this year, it also participated in the German racing car championship [Super Cup] and won the final race.
--From 1988, the team name was changed to Sauber Mercedes, and he won 5 wins in the WSPC and 3 wins in the Super Cup.
――And in 1989, the C9 replaced the engine and achieved a significant power-up.
――In addition to the mechanical improvement, the coloring was changed to silver, which suggests that the Mercedes-Benz works system has been further strengthened.
――Three machines were introduced in the traditional 24-hour endurance race this year.
――Along with the excellent 1-2 finish, the 3rd car also won the 5th place.
――In addition, in WSPC, he won 7 out of 8 races and achieved 3 crowns of maker, team and driver.
――It can be said that the overwhelming strength heralded the revival of the strongest former Mercedes machine, [Silver Arrow].
―― 1/24 scale, total length 197mm, total width 84mm, total height 67mm (including antenna).
――The smooth form with little air resistance unique to C cars is realistically reproduced.
--The V8 twin-turbo engine accurately reproduces the main body and auxiliary equipment such as turbo.
--Equipped with turbo unit heat shield, radiator and intercooler core, seatbelt buckle, etched parts such as louver cover on the front fender, and stainless steel wire for antenna.
--Slide marks are made by high quality cult graph.
--Prepared marks that can be finished on cars 61, 62, and 63.
--A masking sticker for window painting is also included.
--The front wheels can be steered.
-The radiator mounted horizontally inside the nose is also reproduced.
――The intercooler at the rear of the bulkhead and the rear suspension with the damper placed horizontally and vertically on the subframe are also realistically finished.
――The cockpit such as the bucket type driver's seat, dummy seat, fire extinguisher, and instrument panel has a sufficient three-dimensional effect.
--The slick tires are made of textured synthetic rubber.
* The photo shows the kit assembled and painted.
* Slide marks are made by high-quality cult graph company.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )