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Ford Lotus 34 year 1964 scale 1:24 designer Ed-sept7.
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The Lotus 34 - A Short Story from 1964
The Lotus 34 was a racing car that made its debut in the world of American open-wheel racing in 1964. This remarkable racing car was built by the renowned British racing team Lotus and was designed to shine in the American IndyCar series. The story of the Lotus 34 is a tale of innovation and determination.
In 1964, the Lotus 34 arrived in the United States, immediately capturing the attention of racing enthusiasts. With its sleek and streamlined design, the Lotus 34 was a striking presence on the racetrack. However, what truly set this car apart was its advanced technology.
The Lotus 34 was equipped with a Ford V8 engine modified for racing. What distinguished it from other racing cars was the introduction of independent suspension and disc brakes. These innovations gave the Lotus 34 unparalleled handling and braking power, which was crucial in the fast-paced world of IndyCar racing.
The pinnacle of the Lotus 34's story came during the 1964 Indianapolis 500. The car was piloted by the talented British driver Jim Clark, who quickly impressed with his speed and agility. He dominated the race and drove to victory, securing the first-ever win for Lotus in the history of the Indianapolis 500.
The triumph of the Lotus 34 at the 1964 Indianapolis 500 marked a turning point in American auto racing. It proved that technological innovation and foreign influences could play a significant role in the success of American racing cars. The Lotus 34 opened the door for further developments in the IndyCar series and established Lotus as a prominent name in American racing.
Although the Lotus 34 did not stand the test of time and was succeeded by newer models, its story remains an iconic chapter in the history of motorsport, and its victory in 1964 is still remembered as one of the greatest achievements in the racing world.
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Infill: 50% line
Filament brand: 205
Filament material: PLA
Both axles and the axle for the tipping section. 4 times 2mm bolts 10mm long.
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