Tamiya announced there 1/24 Nissan Fairlady 240ZG.
Nissan Fairlady Z is a masterpiece of Japanese sports cars history. The initial model S30 type was a massive success, with global sales of about 0.52 millilon units; in 1971, the Fairlady 240ZG was released as the top-grade model. 240ZG featured the “Aerodyna nose” with integrated bumper, over fenders and individual headlamp covers, plus thrilling performance with a 2.4-liter engine. This car is still popular among sports car fans in the modern day.
About the kit
- This is a 1/24 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 179mm, width: 71mm, height: 53mm.
- Features a realistic depiction of the long nose fastback coupe form with short deck.
- 2.4-liter inline-6 engine has depictions of the twin carburetors, oil pan and transmission, and the hood is openable to show the engine even after assembly.
- Window frame and headlamp cover rims are metal-plated.
- Wheels consist of three separate parts for easy painting.
- The elegant form of this sporty coupe with long nose and cut off tail section is captured in great style.
- Hinged on its front, the hood opens to reveal the inline-6 engine, with details such as twin carburetors, oil pan and transmission.
- There is plenty to marvel over on the underside of the model – suspension, exhaust and propeller shaft are realistically depicted.
- Wheels employ metal-plated parts and synthetic rubber tires. Emblems and turn signal rims are recreated using metal transfers.
- A three-piece part breakdown for the wheels – main section and outer and wheel cover – makes for a streamlined painting process.
- Window edges, door handles and antenna are rendered using metal-plated parts to give the model a further air of realism.
- This image focusses on the metal-plated body parts. Separate from other components, they allow a simplified painting job.
- Rear combination lamps incorporate both metal-plated and clear parts, in addition to metal transfers, with breathtaking results.
- Each rear combination lamp’s clear parts are split into two, to make their painting with orange and red that bit simpler.
- A detailed interior features depictions of the 3-meter instrument panel, wood-trim steering wheel and gearshift, and faux leather seats.
- Metal transfers are used to recreate certain plated areas on the car. Just apply to the model for a quick and convincing finish.