Tamiya Mercedes-Benz SLR McLarenModel Kits : Model Cars : Exotic Cars
- For Ages: 12+
- Assembly: Requires Glue
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $60.80
Item DescriptionFormula One-derived auto constructor McLaren Cars cooperated with DaimlerChrysler to produce the Mercedes-Benz SLR, which debuted at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show. The long nose/short deck body is built of carbon composite material, and a powered by an AMG tuned 5.5L V8 screw-type supercharger engine, located in front position for optimum weight balance. Monstrous power output of 466.8 kw at BSOOrpm (626 hp) and 79.6kgm torque at 3250 - 5000 rpm is handled by a 5-speed automatic transmission. The car Is capable of amazingly fast acceleration and super-quick braking thanks to its massive carbon ceramic brake discs and pop-up rear spoiler. The name SLR (Sports Light Racing) was originally used on the 1955 sports radng car 300 SLR, and made a comeback with this Benz-McLaren machine.
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2 Customer ReviewsOverall Rating: 5.0 out of 5
Aug 28, 2014
Rating: 5 out of 5
Another awesome kit! Highly recommend even though $$ BUT well worth it!!
Apr 14, 2014
by Draken L
Rating: 5 out of 5
As this was my first experience with Tamiya models, I was floored by the level of detail and helpful tools included to make this model easy to assemble. Every part fit perfectly together and I had no spacing between hinged parts such as the doors and hood. There was little to no flash and very little molding seams. The painting directions were clear and concise once I learned to interpret the symbols. My favorite tools were the window tapes that allowed me to paint the window molding nearly hassle free. I didnt get the tape down everywhere, but it really made a difference in my modeling. Ive purchased 3 other Tamiya models and I dont think I could go back to the american makers every again!