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Tamiya 1/12 Yoshimura Hayabusa X-1


SKU TAM14093

Ever since the special parts supplier, Yoshimura took their debut victory in the 1978 Daytona 100-mile Race with their Suzuki GS1000 equipped with a revolutionary exhaust system, the name Yoshimura has become famous around the globe as a factory team. Over 20-years later, in 1999, a racing machine version of the Suzuki Habusa 1300 (GSX1300R), developed by Yoshimura using unique state-or-the-art technology, was entered in the Formula X class. Yoshimura's machine took the victory. The following year, the machine took a double victory in the S-NK class of the Suzuka 8hours World Endurance Championship Race, taking 6th place overall. The Yoshimura Hayabusa was born on the racetrack, but soon was released on the open market as a race replica. The Yoshimura version of the Hayabusa featured totally original cowling, and a unique Tri-Oval muffler, giving it a different appearance from the standard Hayabusa. Only 100 Yoshimura versions of the Hayabusa were released on the open market.

Product Specifications

Scale: 1/12
Construction type: Assembly kit
Photo-etch parts: Not included
Decals: Included
Special feature 1: Overall length: 176mm, Overall width: 61mm, Overall height: 97mm
Special feature 2: The Yoshimura original cowling design has been faithfully reproduced.
Special feature 3: The "Tri-Oval Cyclone" muffler has been accurately recreated.
Special feature 4: Rear lamp and blinker lights have been represented with clear orange and red parts.
Special feature 5: Head light reflectors, frame, swing arm parts and more, have been recreated with metal plated parts for heightened realism.
Special feature 6: Carbon pattern on muffler, and Hayabusa X-1 logo are portrayed with decals.
Special feature 7: Masking stickers have been included for ease of painting two-tone red and gun-metallic color scheme of Hayabusa X-1
Special feature 8: Solid rubber tires are accurate down to the tread pattern.
Special feature 9: Engine and swing arms to be affixed to frame via screws.
Special feature 10: Cowling is also reproduced as a screw-on part to enable removal, and viewing of engine after assembly

Colours Required:

TS-17 - 100ml Aluminum Silver
TS-29 - 100ml Semi Gloss Black
TS-40 - 100ml Metal Black
TS-49 - 100ml Bright Red
X-1 - 23ml Black
X-10 - 23ml Gun Metal
X-11 - 23ml Chrome Silver
X-12 - 23ml Gold Leaf
X-18 - 23ml Semi Gloss Black
X-19 - 23ml Smoke
X-2 - 23ml White
X-26 - 23ml Clear Orange
X-31 - 23ml Titanium Gold
X-32 - 23ml Titanium Silver
X-7 - 23ml Red
XF-1 - 23ml Flat Black
XF-16 - 23ml Flat Aluminum
XF-56 - 23ml Metallic Grey
XF-63 - 23ml German Grey