Tamiya Toyota Celica LB Turbo GR.5

SKU: TAM20072
This model kit in 1/20 scale recreates the Toyota Celica LB Turbo Gr. 5 (originally sold as Item 20009 in 1978; not motorized this time) with new Cartograf decals, new slick tires, and instruction manual. The Toyota Celica LB Turbo was a Group 5 car developed for the 1977 DRM (German Racing Championship). Based upon the road car Celica Liftback, the car featured aerodynamic components such as bulging over fenders and rear wing and employed numerous FRP body panels. An extensively modified body and 2,090cc, 560hp inline-4 DOHC turbo engine were utilized for its racing endeavors. This car made its debut in July 1977, and in October of the same year, it beat the Porsche 935 and achieved its maiden victory.

• 1/20 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 240mm, width: 105mm, height: 61mm.
• Features authentic renderings of engine and cockpit with roll cage.
• Removal of the front cowl showcase renderings of inline-4 engine.
• Includes high quality, new Cartograf decals.
• One full body driver figure is included.
• Features realistic solid synthetic rubber slick tires.
• Comes with two marking options to depict no.68 and 56 cars.