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Tamiya 1989 Sauber-Mercedes C9

New decals and photo-etched metal parts update this stellar 1/24 scale race car
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FineScale Modeler reviews the 1/24 scale plastic model race car kit. Tamiya re-creates the 1989 Sauber-Mercedes C9 as it competed in the 1989 World Sportscar Championship Season. In 1989, the Sauber-Mercedes team won seven of eight races in the championship including a glorious triumph at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The C9 was equipped with a  4,973 cc V8 biturbo M 119 HL with four-valve technology that generated as much as 925 horsepower during qualifying and consistently produced 720 horsepower during the race. During the actual race, it was about 530 KW (720hp). 

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