new 1/12 Lancia 037
The first Rally machine joined the MFH 1/12 scale lineup!!
Abarth, the motorsports department from Fiat, debuted the Group B machine, Rally 037 to race the World Rally Championship in the ’80s.
The Rally 037 debuted in the year 1982. The monocoque was based on the Group 5 machine Lancia Montecarlo, in addition to the body designed by Pininfarina, with the vertical 4-valve DOHC supercharger mid-ship engine.
The rear-drive Rally 037 had fought the Audi Quattro, installed with 4WD and turbo engines with great results, especially she won many races in 1983, helping Abarth to win the Manufacturers’ title.
After the great season the circuit mainstream switched to 4WD and turbo machine, the Rally 037 was replaced by its successor S4 and became the last MR machine that won a title in the racing history.
■This kit is a multi-material kit consists of the following materials: white metal, polyurethane, lathe-cutting metals, photo etch parts, vacuum-shaping PVC, rubber tyres, silk-screen printed decals, and various cords.
■Both the front and rear cowl is detachable, you can see the internal structures after finished.
■Doors on both sides are movable. You can open and close freely after finished.
■Headlight lens are made of clear resin, to reproduce the glass surface mold like the real cars.
■Parts available for 1983 and 1984 versions for the difference around the engine.
Versions available are:
K489 Ver.A : 1983 WRC Rd.1 Monte Carlo #1 Röhrl/Geistdorfer
This version is based on the opening race of 1983 season at Monte Carlo that having a 1-2 finish. Rear bumper had been installed, and there are light pod installed at the front cowl.
K490 Ver.B :
1983 WRC Rd.5 Tour de Corse #9 Alén/Kivimaki
1983 WRC Rd.10 San Remo #6 Alén/Kivimaki
This version is based on the specification that finished raced in top position in the Tour de Corse circuit and the San Remo circuit in 1983.
K491 Ver.C :
1984 WRC Rd.5 Tour de Corse #5 Alén/Kivimaki
1984 WRC Rd.10 San Remo #4 Bettega/Perissinot
This version is based on the specification that won Tour de Corse driven by M.Alén in Tour de Corse circuit, and A.Bettega finished at the 2nd position in San Remo circuit. The rear bumper was removed in the 1984 season.