2004 Yamaha YZR-M1 Checa No.7 and Melandri No.33 Model Kit 1/12Tamiya
This version of the YZR-M1 represents the bikes ridden in the 2004 season by Carlos Checa, Spain's number 1 rider and the 2nd fastest Yamaha racer, and Italian Marco Melandri, 2002 World Champion in the 250cc Class. While much of the attention was focused on Rossi during the 2004 season, Checa performed consistently, coming in 2nd in France, while Melandri made the top 3 in Spain and Holland. This model faithfully reproduces the YZR-M1's compact, streamlined design and finely molded cowling.
Accurately represents the bike ridden in the 2004 MotoGP season by Carlos Checa (No.7) and 2002 250cc world champion Marco Melandri (No.33).
Internal mechanics have been reproduced in exceptional detail including engine, exhaust, ram air box and suspension system. Kit comes with the an extra seat and seat cowling to accurately duplicate Melandri's bike, which had a special seat adjustment made to suit his small 164cm stature.