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McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 2012 Formula One

November 26, 2016 in Automotive

Something a little more up-to-date than the Ferrari posted earlier, this is the 2012 McLaren Mercedes MP4-27, and, like the Ferrari, it won the first reason, the Australian GP, driven by another Englishman, Jenson Button. I thought I had better post this one today because it is Jenson’s last GP this weekend at Abu Dhabi. Jenson is unlikely to win his last GP, but it does mark the end of a great career. This 1/20 kit is by Fujimi, and unlike the Tamiya kits it does not provide any detail under the bodywork, so is best described as a kerb side kit. I treated it to an aftermarket safety harness set (there is nothing provided in the kit), and finished the bodywork off with Tamiya’s aluminium from the spray can. Thanks again for looking. George

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17 responses to McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 2012 Formula One

  1. And the hits just keep on comin’….you do nice work, George.

  2. sorry folks, the second line of the text should read “it won the first race of the season”, I’ve tried to edit it, but every time I try I get chucked out of iModeler……….

  3. May not a super detailed kit but a super finished kit !
    Lovely work, George 🙂

  4. Yet another one rolls off the production line George.
    Fine work as usual.

  5. I prefer this one to the Ferrari, and that looked excellent! As the guys have said, another great looking model.

  6. That’s beautiful work George, and it also looks very fast just sitting there.

  7. Amazing mate! It shows just how far technology has come on when compared with the Ferrari.

  8. Nice work, George. This is very attractive. I like it a lot !

  9. Beautiful vehicle, George!

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