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126 C2 G. VILLENEUVE USA-WEST GP 1982

126 C2
G. VILLENEUVE
USA-WEST GP 1982
Scale: 1:43
Collection: Formula 1
Limited Edition: no more than 10,000 pieces
The 126 C2 was unveiled to the press in Maranello on January 6th, 1982. It was a development of the previous model and was about 20 kg lighter. It retained the engine solution with twin overhead compressors with just one wastegate valve. Each compressor received the exhaust gas from a line of cylinders and fed the opposite line to achieve a kind of fluid dynamic balance. Villeneuve competed with the car in four Grand Prix in the 1982 F1 season.
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The 126 C2 was unveiled to the press in Maranello on January 6th, 1982. It was a development of the previous model and was about 20 kg lighter. It retained the engine solution with twin overhead compressors with just one wastegate valve. Each compressor received the exhaust gas from a line of cylinders and fed the opposite line to achieve a kind of fluid dynamic balance. Villeneuve competed with the car in four Grand Prix in the 1982 F1 season. He posted record times in testing with the new car and began the season promisingly with several solid results. In the USA-WEST GP Villeneuve finished 3rd although he was later disqualified for a technical infringement. This model however, is a technical masterpiece, in 1:43 scale.
 
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