Peugeot 206 WRC 2000 —DISCONTINUED
Tamiya Item no 24226
About the Peugeot 206 WRC
Peugeot’s two white and blue machines stirred up the 6th race of the 1999 World Rally Championships (WRC), the Tour de Corse, recording the top time at SS2 and second best time from SS3 through SS6. Although machine trouble kept them from taking top finishes, they did succeed in demonstrating the nimble speed of Peugeot’s long awaited rally competitor, the 206 WRC, when they raced to the championship for two years straight with the 205 T16.
In a fresh departure from the “blue lion” motif of the 1999 model, Peugeot’s 206 is back for the 2000 season, boasting an intrepid argentine exterior. Its body design stays true to the compact FF two-door hatchback base of previous 206 and features a two level rear wing. Under the hood you will find a 300hp 2.0 liter 16 valve engine and an electronically controlled 4WD system. The gearbox of the 206 was created in partnership with X-Trac and is longitudinally installed to help packaging and weight distribution. After an outstanding 1999, Peugeot came back for the 2000 season entering three machines in the Monte Carlo opener. Unfortunately, after a cold night all three cars refused to restart.
However, in the following Swedish Rally, Marcus Gronholm sealed victory for peugeot among a competitive field. Later in the season, he took first prize at the Rally New Zealand, followed by yet another victory at the Rally Finland, positioning him as the points leader in the race for the WRC Drivers Championship.
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Peugeot 206 WRC Version 2001
1/24 Scale Sport Series.
After seizing the double title in the World Rally Champion, Peugeot revealed their fastest machine ever in the early 2001 season for the next title. 206 WRC underwent thorough improvement down to finest details. An incredible line-up of drivers, 2000 champion M.Gronholm, the veteran D.Auriol, D.Panizzi, and H.Rovanpera led the team to the constructors’ champion again.
Peugeot 206WRC Version 2002.
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About the Peugeot 206 WRC Version 2002.
| In 2002 World Rally Championship (WRC), the team Peugeot is pushing on toward both the drivers’ and constructors’ titles with their 206 WRC. High power 2-liter 4cylinder turbo engine, electronic active anti-roll-bar and other improvements are packed in this compact. 4-meter body.
In particular, the Peugeot 206’s performance on the tarmac is second to none. Through 2nd to 5th rounds, Peugeot drivers occupied the 1st and 2nd place of the podium and are currently still leading the competition.
Kit comes with the 3rd round, Tour de Corse version. It replicates characteristic parts seen in 2002 version: three ducts on the front hood, support frame on rear fender, and over-sized rear brake disc. Optional protective headrest parts are also included. Driver & co-driver figures enables realistic diorama construction. Decals for car No.1, 2, and 3 are included.
About the model.
Overall length after completion: 168mm, Overall width: 75mm.
Kit replicates Tour de Corse version.
Attractive roundish body form, intricate roll cage frames, and tiny interior parts are authentically recreated.
Includes driver & co-driver figures at the wheel.
Decals for car No.1, 2, and 3 are included.