Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 959 Kit

Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 959 Kit

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About the Porsche 959

The Porsche 959 was first unveiled at the 1983 Frankfurt auto show as a study for a full time 4 wheel drive Group B super sports car. Back then, the automobile was still far from being completed and its potential a mystery. The 959's awesome capabilities matured through thorough research and competition experience with the automobile. It demonstrated its outstanding abilities during the grueling Paris-Dakar Rally, and the Le Mans 24 hour endurance race.

Porsche has taken their race car technology and put it into the 959, to produce a car that provides every comfort, with smooth running and the low interior noise expected of a road car, while offering high safety reserves. Thus the 959, despite its massive 450hp engine power, can be drive easily at its lower RPM ranges. The 2848cc engine is a descendent of the famous 956 and 962 Porsche Group C racer. It is an air/liquid cooled, flat 6 cylinder, DOHC equipped with two turbochargers, providing a top speed of more than 300km/h. The 959 maintains superb acceleration under all driving conditions, yet it also achieves short braking distances that prove to be a reassuring factor for all classes of drivers. The hollow wheel spokes increase air volume to the brakes and accommodate the fat, low profile Dunlop Denloc tires, and is equipped with a pressure sensor to detect punctures.

The Porsche 959 is the car that raised the standard of sports car thinking to a new plateau, by exceeding every known yardstick of handling and performance.


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For most customers we suggest using EMS Express, delivery takes 5-6 days after being picked up from our warehouse.

For Airmail parcel, delivery takes around 15 days after being picked up from our warehouse.

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In accordance with the Consumer Guarantees Act, we are here to make sure any products we offer can last for a reasonable period of use. In line with the nature of products we provide, we provide ONE MONTH manufacturer's warranty with all purchases.  For products under warranty we offer free repair. If we cannot repair it we can offer a free replacement. For customers who need to ship in their product, courier your item at your own expense and we'll send it back at our expense.

Tampering or modifying the product voids the warranty. Our manufacturer's warranty ONLY covers damage due to faults in the product. Our manufacturer's warranty does NOT cover damage due to user mistakes, accidents, crashes, etc. 

If you purchase any of our products, it is assumed that you have agreed to these terms. If you feel this is unreasonable, feel free to contact us to discuss extended warranty options.


Please contact us directly first when you have any problems with your purchase from us.

We will accept return of merchandise ONLY IF IN SALEABLE CONDITION and notification is within 7 days of receipt of goods. If you need to return the faulty merchandise, repack the product and all accessories that may have accompanied the original shipment in the original packing materials and enclose a letter of explanation. Returned products without a letter of explanation or missing accessories may not be accepted. Original shipping and handling and return postage charges will not be refunded. Return shipping cost is the responsibility of the customer. 

Defective merchandise will be exchanged for same or similar products if returned within 14 days from the date of shipment. 

Non-defective products are subject to a 10.00% re-stocking fee. All returned products are evaluated thoroughly before a final decision is made.


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