1/24 8205-0350 Monogram Bugatti 35B Grand Prix Racer 'Museum Pieces' Issue
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
'White Box' release from 1972. This highly detailed kit is molded in silver, nickel/chrome plate, blue, clear and includes authentic leather-like material for spare tire straps and flexible tires. Features a rolling chassis that builds up like the real car, fully detailed engine, suspension, exhaust and undercarriage, removable hood, full interior, driver figure, side-mount spare and more. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. From 1924 to 1930, this 660 lb "Jack the Giant Killer" raced and won against the traditional 2,000 lb juggernauts of it's day. Other than light weight, the design had many first such as cast aluminum wheels with integral cast brake drums, solid forged bar front axle, two liter straight eight engine with single overhead cam and three valves per cylinder, two exhausts and one intake with the combined area of the exhaust valves greater than the intake to scavenge the burned gases and more.
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