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1/24 Sports Car Series No.342

Mazda MX-5
Item No: 24342
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Length: 164mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

A Genre-Redefining Marque
The Mazda Roadster (known as the MX-5 outside of Japan) has been a genre-redefining car since the release of the first generation in 1989. Fast forward to 2015 and the world was once again wowed by the latest release, the 4th Generation - a lightweight roadster embodying the Japanese company's design concept of "kodo": soul of motion. It features a svelte silhouette combined with punchy 1.5-liter engine (Japan spec) and extensive use of aluminum and ultra-high tensile strength plate; safety is a top priority with a full range of modern systems. Now, this masterpiece appears in beautifully detailed 1/24 scale.

About the Model
★This is a 1/24 scale plastic model assembly kit of the fourth-generation (ND) Mazda Roadster. ★Length: 164mm, width: 80mm. ★The model breathtakingly captures the car's dynamic form, with its roof and side windows down. ★Features detailed renditions of the suspension and interior. Mazda's Powerplant Frame is depicted with separate parts. ★Metal transfers recreate various emblems and side mirror surfaces. ★Metal plated parts are used to depict head/taillight reflectors, interior air blowers, instrumentation, and shift base. ★Can be assembled as left- or right-hand drive. ★Includes decals to recreate details, with a choice of km and km/mph readouts for the speedo. ★This model includes the first ever female driver figure in the 1/24 Sports Car Series!

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★Roadsters are just made to be driven with the top down, and this model recreates the car with windows and top retracted. ★Clear parts and metal-plated reflector pieces make for realistic lights. Hubcap emblems are recreated with metal transfers. ★Other emblems are also depicted using metal transfers, the metallic finish giving the model a realistic sparkle that's bound to impress!

★The model's realistic underside depicts suspension and drivetrain, including Mazda's own unique Powerplant frame. ★Parts are included to allow assembly as a left- or right-hand drive vehicle. The female figure is a first for this long-running Series! ★Finely-detailed decals recreate center display and instrumentation, with metal plated air blowers and shift base adding further detail.

★Mirror surfaces and emblems are captured by metal transfers. Sheet includes window masking stickers, and seatbelt depictions. ★Decals are included to allow a choice of 4 versions of the car: Japanese, U.S., British and European. Choices, choices.....



★Tamiya Color Paints for painting the Mazda MX-5

Perfect for capturing the distinctive red on the MX-5!

TS-95 Pure Metallic Red
Item 85095
*The body can be finished in a range of other colors too!


Tamiya Color Spray Color
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Tamiya Color
Spray Color
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TS-30 Silver Leaf 85030 --- ---

Tamiya Color Acrylic Color
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Enamel Color
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Tamiya Color Acrylic Color
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Enamel Color
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X-1 Black 81501 80001 X-32 Titanium Silver 81532 80032
X-10 Gun Metal 81510 80010 XF-1 Flat Black 81701 80301
X-11 Chrome Silver 81511 80011 XF-16 Flat Aluminum 81716 80316
X-18 Semi Gloss Black 81518 80018 XF-19 Sky Grey 81719 80319
X-27 Clear Red 81527 80027 XF-24 Dark Grey 81724 80324
X-31 Titanium Silver 81531 80031 --- --- ---
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★Useful tools in the construction of your model
Item 74049 Fine Pin Vise S
Item 74112 Drill Bit (1.0mm)

★Bodywork to die for
Item 87036 Tamiya Modeling Wax
Item 87069 Tamiya Polishing Compound (Fine)
Item 87070 Tamiya Polishing Compound (Finish)
Item 87090 Tamiya Compound Applicator (3 Color Set)
Item 87151 Gloss Coating Varnish

★Present your model as it deserves to be displayed
Item 73004 Display Case C

Information is correct as of November 9, 2015. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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