Mercedes-Benz C9 Sauber (1:18, Exoto)


  • Mercedes-Benz C9 Sauber (from 1987)
  •  
  • Exoto
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • racing / multicolored (brilliant finish)
  • Kouros, #61
  • EXOTO / 18192 (EAN)
  • unlimited
  •  
  • Not specified
  • Not specified
  • Not for sale
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1987 was a transition season for Mercedes in which the C9 made it’s debut. (difference with the C8 was a one-piece, all-aluminium body frame (48 kg) and a new suspension system). An important innovation was the use of Michelin tires in place of the Goodyears.

Two Kouros-Mercedes were entered for the Le Mans race :
C9/01 # 61 : Pescarolo, Thackwell and Okada
C9/02 # 62 : Dumfries and Ganassi
#62 did the fastest lap but dropped out after 500 km with a bad transmission, # 61 did a double blow-out….

The only points that the Kouros-Mercedes obtained that year was at the Spa 1000 km, where Schlesser and Thackwell came in seventh.

1989 : driven by Mike Thackwell....


Author: MBC112

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