Car Year Details

1982 - March Ford 771

United Kingdom
10

March Ford 771

Car: March Ford 771 (Overall Item page)
Number: 10
Information: ---
Category: Cars
Cars
Category Details: Classic cars from all eras.
Car Category: F1GP
F1GP
Car Category Details: Formula One Grand Prix.
Make: March Engineering
March Engineering
Logo: March Logo
Logo Years: ---
Make Details: A racing car manufacturer, the March team raced in Formula 1 from 1970 to 1992.
Make Country: United Kingdom
Model: 2-4-0
2-4-0
Model Details: The 2-4-0 was an experimental six wheeled F1GP car.
Model Production Years: 1976
Base Colour: Green

Colour Details: Various shades of mid green.
All Colours: Green, White
Green White
Year: 1982
Catalogue Number: C.131
Year Information: Designed and produced by March Engineering the 771 six wheeler was introduced in an effort to combat the problem of air flow and drag around the rear of the car. Reducing the size of the rear wheels alone was not sufficient in that the roadholding and thus the control of the car was considerably reduced. This reduction in roadholding was counteracted by having four rear wheels instead of two.
One of the most distinctive cars in the Scalextric range the March 771 has a long narrow body. The model is extended by the extra pair of wheels at the back making up the complete 4-wheel rear assembly. The additional wheels are not used for driving the model but do help in the handling. The engine and gearbox detail is exceptionally good and contrasts well with the green and white racing colours. The fine handling characteristics of this model make it an ideal model to commence driving in the Super Formula class.
Motor: ---
Publication Name: Scalextric - Electric Model Racing Catalogue - 23rd Edition 1982
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 23rd Edition
Scalextric - Electric Model Racing Catalogue - 23rd Edition 1982
Logo & Box Design:



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Car Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT ITEM IMAGE
1980 C.131 March Ford 771 1980
1981 C.131 March Ford 771 1981
1982 C.131 March Ford 771 1982
1983 C.131 March Ford 771 1983

Sets Included In (2)

YEARS SET
1981 1982 1983 Formula 1 Set
1980 Scalextric 400 Set

Service Sheets (2)

SHEET NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
102C C.126 Lotus 77, C.131 March Ford 711, C.134 Elf Renault Turbo RS-01, C.135 Elf Tyrrell 008, C.136 Ferrari 312 T3, C.137 Ligier JS11, C.138 Saudia Leyland Williams FW07B February 1981
102C (Back) C.126 Lotus 77, C.131 March Ford 711, C.134 Elf Renault Turbo RS-01, C.135 Elf Tyrrell 008, C.136 Ferrari 312 T3, C.137 Ligier JS11, C.138 Saudia Leyland Williams FW07B - Back February 1981

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