1/12 TAMIYA HONDA RC166 GP RACER #14113TAM-14113
HONDA RC166 GP RACER
The Honda RC166 is known for its excellent top speeds and features a 6-cylinder engine with six exhaust pipes. The bike was made famous by motor sports legend Mike "The Bike" Hailwood, who raced the RC166 to 10 victories and a world championship title. His infamous bike is reproduced as a model and features red and silver FRP cowling, large diameter drum brakes and silver spoke wheels.
【 6-Cylinder Legend 】 Honda's legendary racing bike, the RC166, was developed to win the World Road Race Championship in 1966. The bike featured a 250cc 4-stroke 6-cylinder DOHC 4-valve engine which thumped out an impressive 60ps/18,000rpm. Mike Hailwood rode the RC166 and won every 250cc class race he entered to give Honda their first Rider and Manufacturer's Championships, which contributed to the company's amazing feat of capturing the manufacturers' title in all five classes from 50cc to 500cc.
【 About the model 】 ★This is a 1/12 scale plastic assembly kit. Length: 166mm, Width: 43mm. ★Front and rear wheels feature highly detailed flat metal-plated rims and spokes to achieve a realistic finish. ★The air-cooled inline 6-cylinder engine features cooling fins which provide a great scale realism. ★One-piece cowling part helps reproduce bike's sleek form. ★Solid rubber tires with realistic tread patterns included. ★Photo-etched parts for brake drum air ducts, cowling snaps, and chain sliders as well as metal transfers for rivets are included.