Tamiya 1/20 Honda F-1 RA272

Tower Stock# TAMS2043  •  Manufacturer Stock# 20043
Tamiya 1/20 Honda F-1 RA272 (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/20 Plastic Honda F-1 RA272 Racing Vehicle from Tamiya.
For ages 10 and up.

The 1965 Mexican Grand Prix was not just the last race of the season, but
also the last Formula-One race using normally aspirated 1.5 liter displacement
engines. The car that won this memorable event was Honda's highly competitive
RA272 racing machine, driven by the skilled driver Richie Ginther. Honda was
the first Japanese car manufacturer to participate in F-1 Grand Prix racing,
and this was their first F-1 victory since entering the 1964 German Grand Prix.


Plastic parts are attached to sprues and molded in white, silver, and
black; clear pieces also included.
Highly detailed static display model.
Removable rear cowling and front nose cone.
Complete V-12 cylinder engine detail.
Synthetic rubber Good Year racing tires.
Detailed dash board.
Waterslide decals including the #11 and #12.
Detailed pictorial instructions.


One 1/20 Honda F-1 RA272 Racing Vehicle


Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Paint: Racing White, Orange, Brown, Chrome Silver, Gold Leaf, Semi
Gloss Black, Flat Black, Flat Red, Flat Aluminum, Dark Gray,
Neutral Gray, Metallic Gray
Modeling Knife
Pin Vise
File or Emery Board
Sprue Cutter
Water for Decals
Adult Supervision


Scale: 1/20


Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children ages 3 and under.
Care should always be taken when using tools and modeling knives.
Paints recommended for use with this kit are for adult modelers only.
Use paints and cement in well-ventilated areas.
sf 6/19/00


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