From 1988, Masahiro Shimizu was competing in the MotoGP 250cc class, and was considered by many as a rider with a rare talent. He first gained worldwide attention by taking pole position at Suzuka in 1987, and after winning the All-Japan Championship that year went on to the bigger MotoGP stage under the sponsorship of Ajinomoto. At the highest level, he earned Top-10 overall ranking finishes in 3 consecutive years before retiring in 1992.
Construction type; Assembly kit
Photo-etch parts: Not included
Special feature 1: Cowlings are made from clear plastic material, so modelers can choose to leave them unpainted to enable viewing of interior details.
Special feature 2: Small precision-made screws are used to attach/detach the cowlings, engine, and wheels.
Special feature 3: Rear suspension features metal coil spring for enhanced realism.
Special feature 4: Solid synthetic rubber tires provide an authentic racing flavor.
Special feature 5: Beautiful Cartograf decals, including special markings for the perforated side cowlings, depict bike ridden by Masahiro Shimizu to 2nd place at the 1990 British GP.
TS-26 Pure White
TS-30 Silver Leaf
X-11 Chrome Silver
X-12 Gold Leaf
X-18 Semi Gloss Black
X-27 Clear Red
X-31 Titanium Gold
X-32 Titanium Silver
XF-1 Flat Black
XF-16 Flat Aluminum
XF-20 Medium Grey
XF-28 Dark Copper
XF-56 Metallic Grey
XF-8 Flat Blue
This is a scale plastic model kit, assembly required. Paints and glue not included.