1965 Lotus 40 (standard kit)

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The second of the Carrera series issues was this very nice Lotus 40 kit. The car was raced at the 1965 Los Angeles Times grand Prix at Riverside where Jimmy Clark was able to lock a second place in spite of the hazardous handling of the car. This kit shows the beautiful Ron Von Klein tooled body shape. The Carrera chassis was fitted at first with the Russkit “23” motor.
This is a standard kit with clear plastic body and clear-anodized aluminum chassis. This late-production kit is fitted with the later Russkit “27” motor made by Hitachi and glued and trued sponge tires.
Shown with it are pictures of a car assembled from a deluxe kit with factory painted body.