Sauber-Mercedes C9 No.61 Le Mans 1989
The Sauber-Mercedes C9 was developed based on the previous C8, but some chassis modifications and aerodynamic changes were done to improve the race car. In 1989 the C9 received the new M119 motor that was 8.4 liters, and now had aluminum heads instead of steel heads. The Sauber-Mercedes C9 would on to finish the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans in first, second, and fifth place. In 1989 the Sauber-Mercedes C9 also set record for fastest top speed in the history of the 24 Hours of LeMans, reaching a recorded 248MPH!
This highly accurate 1/43 scale model of the second place Sauber-Mercedes C9 in the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans is made by Spark Model. If you are a Mercedes and Sauber fan, or a Le Mans aficionado, this model is perfect for you.
|Driver(s)||Mauro Baldi, Kenny Acheson, Gianfranco Brancatelli|
|Racing Series||Le Mans|
|Produced By||Spark Models|