Porsche 917 models, 1/12 to 1/24 scale


This list currently contains 132 different issues, of which 97 are illustrated.



Scale Manufacturer Catalog # Box Year + type #, team, sponsor, drivers, race Details
 
1/12 ABC Brianza 1205k 1970 917LH 3, Larrousse / Kauhsen, 'Hippie', Le Mans 1970 Multi media. Green and yellow resin parts. Body is in two pieces, split behind the cockpit. Resin engine plus gearbox. Gearbox has differential access plates on both sides which is not correct, and seems to lack the brackets which position the engine/gearbox in the tube frame. White metal frame parts, disc brakes and engine details. Photo etch sheet with window frames, grilles and detail parts. Turned metal wheels, rubber tires. Large decal sheet. The 'k' in the catalog number indicates a kit, 'm' stands for a factory finished model.
Builder Dale King reports that the body is pretty good. Some exterior details such as the rear body clips, rear wing strut, electrical turn off switch and a few other pieces have to be added. The interior also requires some added details on the dash. Dale built his model as a curbside since the engine and engine bay components are not very good. The decals for the swashes of green with the white outline are the wrong color (sort of a forest green instead of dayglo green) and also completely the wrong shape - they will not fit on the body.
1217-2k 1970 917K 2, Gulf, Sebring 1970 and Watkins Glen 1970 Multi media (resin, white metal, photo etch). Wheel base is around 2150 instead of 2300 mm, body is 'compressed' in the cockpit section and nose. Floor pan is shorter than the body. The chassis is done in white metal but is incomplete and has inaccuracies. Engine is too short, some of the white metal detail parts are cast badly with shifted mold lines. Transmission dimensions and shape are off. No suspension or steering components, wheels are fitted to axle rods. Wheels are rudimentary. Rear tire rims too narrow. Body castings have air bubbles. Major graphics are stickers, some small graphics are conventional decals.
1217-20k 1970 917K 20, Gulf, Siffert / Redman (McQueen), Le Mans 1970 Multi media (resin, white metal, photo etch). Build report by David Sorensen on the GPMA website
1217-23k 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Multi media (resin, white metal, photo etch)
Total / Modelismo Leonardo    ML12.01 1971 917-20 Pink Pig 23, Le Mans 1971 Multi media. Different resin colors are used. Some kits are in traditional light brown-yellow, others have the body in red resin and the other parts in black resin. White metal parts for the chassis and engine details. Small photo-etch fret. Several wire types supplied for engine detailing. Tires appear to be rubber. Large decal sheet. The engine is much better compared to the ABC kits.
Classic Models Museum    91701 1970 917K 20, Gulf, Rodriguez / Kinnunen, Le Mans 1970 Multimedia kit, resin single-piece body, floor, basic engine representation, firewall, dashboard and tires, turned metal rims, vac formed windows, chassis tubing in what appears to be white metal, small photo etched detail set. Later editions of the model have integrated resin wheels-tires, no longer resin tires with turned metal wheels. Decals include the orange areas of the car.
91702 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Build report by David Sorensen on the GPMA website
91703 1971 917K 3, Martini, Sebring 1971
? 1971 917K 21, Martini
? 1971 917K 22, Martini
? 1971 917LH 17, Siffert / Bell, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Multimedia kit, resin single-piece body, floor, basic engine representation, firewall, dashboard and tires, turned metal rims, vac formed windows, photo etched details and small decal set. Separate engine for side display also available. These models are (or used to be) available as built-up models, mounted on a polished wood base with a glass dustcover, and shipped in a wood chest. A builder reports that the body and chassis are based on the ABC 1970 917LH kit with modifications
? 1971 917LH 21, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Multimedia kit. Probably identical to the model listed above, with different decals.
Model Factory Hiro K437 1970 917LH 25, Elford / Ahrens, Le Mans 1970 Multi media. Issued in 2014. Bodo Cordes' magnificent build can be seen on the Hyperscale forum
K438 1970 917LH 3, Kauhsen / Larrousse, Le Mans 1970, hippie Multi media. Issued in 2014
K498 1971 917LH 17, Siffert/Bell, Gulf, Le Mans 1971
18, Rodriguez/Oliver, Gulf, Le Mans 1971
21, Elford/Larrousse, Martini, Le Mans 1971
Multi media. Issued in 2015
K511 1970 917K 1, Siffert/Redman, Gulf, 1970 Daytona 24 hours
2, Rodriguez/Kinnunen, Gulf, 1970 Daytona 24 hours
See MFH website with lots of photos
K512 1970 917K 20, Siffert/Redman, Gulf, 1970 Le Mans 24 hours
21, Rodriguez/Kinnunen, Gulf, 1970 Le Mans 24 hours
Has a wider engine cover compared to K511, for 17" wide rear wheels. Bryan 'owlman2's build can be seen on the Hyperscale forum
K513 1970 917K 23, Herrmann/Attwood, Salzburg, 1970 Le Mans 24 hours
31, Elford/Hulme, Salzburg, 1970 Watkins Glen 6 hours
32, Ahrens/Attwood, Salzburg, 1970 Watkins Glen 6hours
'caterhamnut's build can be seen on the BritModeller forum
 
1/16 Schuco 1971 917K 4, Martini Plastic kit, rather basic, opening doors
 
1/20 Eidai ? 1969 917 short tail '917', Geneva motor show, white with small sponsor decals Plastic, motorized
109 1969 917 long and short tail box shows 22, white, some Martini stripes, however box contents appear to be '917', Geneva motor show, white with small sponsor decals Plastic
220? 1969 917PA 1, Porsche+Audi, yellow Plastic, motorized
? 1969 917PA 12, Porsche+Audi, white with blue stripes Plastic
Eidai-AHM E109 1969 917 short tail '917', Geneva motor show, white with small sponsor decals Plastic, motorized
Grip 105 1969 917PA 8, Porsche+Audi Plastic. Blue body, black and chrome sprues, rubber tyres, motorized
? 1969 917 long and short tail box shows 22, white, some Martini stripes, however box contains Geneva motor show decals: '917' plus small sponsor decals Plastic. White, gray, white, chrome and clear sprues, rubber tyres. Non-motorized version, with the parts pertaining to electric motor crossed out with a red X in the instructions
1188 1969 917 long tail fantasy scheme with #23, red with white stripes (Salzburg 1970 colors) Plastic. Red, black, chrome and clear sprues, rubber tyres. Motorised.
Union MC-03 1969 917 long and short tail    1, 14, white with small sponsor decals Plastic
Entex 9302 1969 917 long and short tail '917', Geneva motor show, white with small sponsor decals. Plastic
9303 1969 917PA 917, yellow with blue stripe, Porsche+Audi text Plastic
 
1/24 Heller L742 1971 917K 22, Martini Plastic. 187 pieces, white and silver-grey plastic. Nicely proportioned body, more accurate than the Fujimi body. The sprue with the rear body is marked 'Le Mans'. Detailing is nice for a early-seventies model. Warped body parts are sometimes reported, making assembly very difficult (see Humbrol-Heller version too). Exhaust pipes are much simplified. Probably spurious details on the underside. Windscreen is marred by a weldline. Wheelbase reportedly 2250 instead of 2300 mm, but this requires checking. The tires have cilindrical 'rubber' inserts, leaving a split line on the inside tire walls.
Builders comment that it is difficult to build, and the assembled engine is taller than the car, so it doesn't fit. The model has two frame diagonals underneath the engine, and the engine is mounted on them. But in reality the frame doesn't have diagonals there. By removing them, and adding two slanted longitudinal tubes, there's some room to drop the engine a bit.
Originally intended as a 1969 version, see the original Heller drawings by Philippe de Lespinay. 'toxic roukin' in progress report is shown on the Caradiac forum, with a shape comparison to the Fujimi model
L744 1970 917K 2, Gulf Wyer, Daytona 1971 Blue and black or dark grey plastic. The car represents the 1971 Dayton winner, not the 1970 Daytona winner, since it has the extra-wide tail for 17" wheels that did not exist in early 1970. The new sprue with the finless tail is marked 'Daytona'. The clear sprue has an extra frame for the Daytona 'eyebrow' window. Wire is supplied to wind springs. Box-art is dated 1972. See MRRN #22 for a review and building tips. Domingos Palha da Costa 's model is shown on Alpha Modelismo
Heller-Humbrol 80746 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Red and black plastic. Issued in 1984. The tail section is not correct for this specific car: it represents the wide version for 17" rear wheels, whereas it had the narrow version for 15" wheels. It is around 4 mm too wide. The mold was slightly modified before this issue: Heller had changed from a thin-letter logo to a fat-letter logo, and the logo on the inside of the floor plate was changed accordingly. The original thin-letter logo on the right side was filled with welding material and machined flush, and the new fat-letter logo was engraved on the left side. The engine cover is often badly warped, with the section with the hinges sloping down to the right.
Union (ex Heller) MC-15 1971 917K 22, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Plastic. Issued in 1987. Photos of Mark 'Indydog's model can be found on the GPMA forum. They illustrate that the engine cover does not fit over the engine. The fat-letter Heller logo remains on the left side of the interior of the floor plate.
MC-19 1970 917K 2, Gulf, Daytona 1971 Plastic. Body is white instead of blue in the Heller issue. The tires are are cut of their sprue, with the cilindrical insert (see Heller) already installed. Springs instead of wire are supplied. Decal sheet is different, and includes the orange striping. Göran Kindlund's model is shown on the IPMS Stockholm website, with extra details, a new engine block and Fred Cady decals
MC-72 1970 & 1971 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970
22, Martini, Le Mans 1971
Plastic. Issued in 1991. Most likely with two sprues containing tail sections, with and without fins. Issued in 1991. The tail section is not correct for the #23 car: it represents the wide version for 17" rear wheels, whereas it had the narrow version for 15" wheels. It is around 4 mm too wide. 'Work in progress' report by 'Indydog' on the GPMA forum
Testors (ex Heller) 1971 917K 22, Martini, Le Mans 1971 ? Plastic. Issued in 1987. Box says "Parts made in Japan", which strongly suggests that the Heller moulds were moved (sold ?) to the Union / Wave factory
Protar (ex Heller) 24020 1970 917K 21, Gulf, Le Mans 1970 Plastic identical to Heller L744 kit. Issued in 1992. Included the sprues for both the finned and unfinned tails. However, no picture of the box has surfaced so far, making this a rather mysterious model. A Protar advertisement on the back of the June 1992 Scale Auto Enthousiast shows a 1/24 scale 917 model in Gulf #2 markings, but in the kit listing it is not mentioned.
Wave (ex Heller) 1970/71 917K 22, Martini, Marko / Van Lennep, Le Mans 1971
23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970
2, Siffert / Ahrens, Kayalami 1970
2, Gulf, Rodriguez / Oliver, Monza 1971
White and light gray plastic, most likely with two sprues containing tail sections (with and without fins), separate decal sheets for each option. Issued in 1996. The tail section is not correct for the #23 car: it represents the wide version for 17" rear wheels, whereas it had the narrow version for 15" wheels. It is around 4 mm too wide.
Fujimi 12173 HR-5 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Plastic. Issued in 2003, announced as early as 1995. The model is a strange hybrid of a full-detail and a curbside model. It is very detailed, but has no full engine detail, just top and bottom halves. The top engine half has the cooling fan and the tops of the intake trumpets. The bottom half has simplified exhaust pipes moulded in relief. Transmision, rear suspension, and inner fenders are supplied. But there is no frame / chassis, no oil tank, no fuel tanks, or smaller components. The spare wheel is hollow on the top side. The rear suspension radius rods just hang in space where the frame attachment should be. The tail section is designed to open, but the instructions have you glue it closed. The tail section is identical for all versions with the finless Kurzheck tail, which overlooks variations in the shape and dimensions of the tails used by various teams in various races. All Fujimi 917 kits have the 'Daytona eyebrow window' open, with a plastic piece to close it, inserts to close NACA ducts and two different oil cooler exits (wide and narrow gurney flap).

The kit has a shape problem is the front side, which is too wide (reportedly 4 mm), it's almost as wide as the rear side. The windscreen is accordingly too wide, which is very visible, and the makes the problem very difficult to solve. Heller got the dimensions almost spot-on for a '17" rear tire tail' 917K, as far as I can tell. Here are two forum pages that compare both bodies: Modelbrouwers and Caradisiac Forum-Auto

Various front and rear wheel widths were used on the 917K. The front wheels are either 10.5 or 12 inch, while the rear wheels are 15 or 17 inch wide. The model's tail has the width for 17" wheels, but since the front side is too wide, it doesn't look like this version. To create the right look, but adding more dimensional errors, a resin tail section by Renaissance can be fitted. Another problem is that Fujimi uses the '17" wheels tail' for all models. This specific car had 15" rear wheels, so the model's tail does not represent the real car.

Build reports: 'MarcoSaupe' on Automotive Forums, with a mix of BvH and kit decals, and some Studio 27 photo-etched parts, and Nie Hanabi on the MCM forum, who was not happy with the kit decals
RS-04 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Reboxing of the above
12175 HR-15 123608 1970 917K 20, Gulf, Le Mans 1970 Plastic. Light blue and black sprues. Build report by 'RallyRaider' on Automotive Forums, with lots of extra details including a Historic Racing Miniatures resin engine
RS-04 1971 917K 20, Gulf, Le Mans 1970 Reboxing of the above
12198 HR-22 1971 917K 22, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Plastic. The finned 917K versions (this kit and 12199) come with a different tail / engine cover and an additional sprue with the fins, different brakes and some other parts. Build report by CMaltitani on Automotive Forums, who built this model with replacement decals by 3MD and S27 photo-etch. Build report by Wesley Nelson Smith on the MCM Forum, who built this model with the HRM engine kit
RS-88 1971 917K 22, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Reboxing of the above
12199 HR-25 1971 917K 2, Gulf, Monza 1971 Plastic. Build report by 'denilsonvm' on Automotive Forums
RS-98 1971 917K 2, Gulf, Monza 1971 Reboxing of the above. Build report by 'cjhm' on Britmodeller
12214 HR-23 1971 917K Fuji 250 km 1971 Plastic
RS-92 1971 917K Fuji 250 km 1971 Reboxing of the above
12236 HR-9 123592 1971 917K 2, Gulf, Daytona 1971 Plastic
12261 HR-41 1971 917K 3, Martini, Sebring 12H 1971 Plastic
12388 RS-84 1971 917K 3, Martini, Sebring 12H 1971 Plastic. A 'deluxe' version with photo-etched parts (around 50). Build reports by 'Dandy921' on Automotive Forums, and 'eyckles' on Modelbrouwers (in Dutch) and Steve Cook on the Hyperscale forum
Profil24 24018 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Resin body, chassis and detail parts (engine, cockpit), white metal chassis parts, rubber tires, vacform windows, photo-etched parts, decal sheet.
24019 1971 917K 22, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Resin model. One piece resin body, full engine, rubber tires, vacform clear parts, small photo-etch fret, some white-metal frame parts
24020 1970 917K 19/20/21/22, Gulf, Le Mans 1970 One piece resin body in light yellow resin, one piece chassis/bottom in dark gray resin. Full resin engine, rubber tires, vacform clear parts, small photo-etch fret, white-metal frame parts. Decal sheet for cars 19, 20, 21 and 22
24021 1971 917K 19, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Resin
24022 1969 917LH 12, 14 and 45, Porsche, Le Mans 1969 Resin. Body has a 2002 signature inside. Has the tail of the 1970 Langheck, with 1969 fins. Wheelbase 6 mm too short, rear wheel opening much too far forward. I'm rebuilding the body and have a partial build report online
Fisher Model & Pattern 2409 1970 917LH 3, psychedelic Martini Resin. Very nice single piece body. Bottom insert / chassis has little or no detailing, so the model is intended as a curbside model. Wheels are mounted on solid axle pieces that recess in the bottom insert. Resin tires with separate wheels. Cockpit details. No engine, probably no gearbox either. It seems there are two variations when it comes to the clear parts: some kits have full vacformed clear parts, in others the windscreen and rear window have to be cut from flat sheet, only the headlight covers and side windows are provided as vacformed parts. The latter is slightly more difficult, but will likely result in a clearer windscreen. Photo etch sheet with windscreen wiper and safety belt buckles. Large decal sheet with the green swirls by UMi. It has been reported that the first version had decals that were very stiff, to the point of not being usable. The decals in later versions were apparently refined. A build report by Denilson Martins and finished model photo report can be found on Automotive Forums. Model Cars Magazine forum has a build report by Steve Cook, who also shows his model on the Hyperscale forum

This model was first issued in 1995 under Fisher's old trading name 'Dragon Model & Pattern Works', but reportedly Porsche revoked the licensing agreement for the kit soon after, and production of the kit was halted. Production was restarted later, with a 'permission granted' declaration on the bottom side.
1970 917LH 3, psyschedelic Martini Alternative label / boxing
1970 917LH 3, psyschedelic Martini Alternative label / boxing
2411 1970 917LH 25, Elford, Salzburg Resin. Very nice single piece body. Bottom insert / chassis. Wheels are mounted on solid resin axle pieces. Resin tires with separate wheels. Photo etch sheet with windscreen wiper and safety belt buckles.
1970 917LH 25, Elford, Salzburg Alternative label / boxing (2013)
2413 917 Doppelheck Fictitious six-wheeled, double-engined Bonneville record car. Curbside model with full interior, vacuum formed clear parts and photo etched details. Possibly no decals included. Introduced in 2013
2414 1971 917LH 17, Gulf, Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
18, Gulf, Oliver / Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
Resin. Nice single piece body. Reportedly the shape of the front of the body and nose is better compared to the Le Mans Miniatures model. Simple interior, but not much is visible. Bottom insert / chassis has little or no detailing, so the model is intended as a curbside model. Wheels are mounted on solid axle pieces that recess in the bottom insert. The decals lack the black striping line, and the flag before Siffert's name is Austrian whereas it should be Swiss. A later version of the model includes photoetch and better tires. A build report by Denilson Martins can be found on Automotive Forums, as well as a photo report of the finished model.
1971 917LH 17, Gulf, Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
18, Gulf, Oliver / Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
Alternative label / boxing
1971 917LH 17, Gulf, Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
18, Gulf, Oliver / Siffert / Bell, Le Mans 1971
Alternative label / boxing (2013)
2417 1971 917LH 21, Elford / Larrousse, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Resin. Single-piece resin body, small photo-etch fret. Tires are in resin. Full vacformed clear parts, but templates for cutting the windscreen, rear window and door window vents from flat sheet are also included. Very large decal sheet. A build report by Denilson Martins can be found on Automotive Forums, as well as a photo report of the finished model. Another build report by 'lezdep' shows this kit being combined with a Fujimi 917 chassis and engine.
2418 1973 917-30 Sunoco and CAM2, 1973 Resin. Issued in 1999. Hollow single-piece body of excellent quality. Full-length chassis. Around forty other resin parts (including full resin single-piece wheel-tire sets), no engine or gearbox (only the rear part), vacformed windows, small photo-etch fret with grilles and dashboard, two decal sheets. Possiby this model was also sold with a single decal sheet for the Sunoco car only.
1973 917-30 Sunoco and CAM2, 1973 Alternative label / boxing
2421 1971 917-20 Pink Pig    23, Joest / Kauhsen, Le Mans 1971 Resin. Issued in 1999
1971 917-20 Pink Pig    23, Joest / Kauhsen, Le Mans 1971 Reissued in 2013
not issued    197. 917K
Fiottimodelos 1971 917-20 Pink Pig 23, Joest / Kauhsen, Le Mans 1971
Le Mans Miniatures 124025 / LMS010 1971 917-20 Pink Pig 23, Joest / Kauhsen, Le Mans 1971 Resin. Sold with unpainted and pre-painted body (K for Kit and KP for Painted Kit). Single piece body in pink resin, around twenty resin detail parts, vacformed windows, rubber tires, metal axles, nice decal sheet. Instructions partly in color. The LSM010 version is a pre-built model. A build report by Denilson Martins can be found on Automotive Forums, as well as a photo report of the finished model.
124038 / LMS018 1971 917LH 18, Rodriguez / Oliver, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Resin. Includes decals for #17 as well. The LSM018 version is a pre-built model. Single piece body in tan resin. Single piece chassis without engine representation but with gearbox. Around twenty resin detail parts, vacformed windows and rubber tires.
124039 1971 917LH 17, Siffert / Bell, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Resin. Since 124038 now also contains decals for #17, it is unclear why this model is sold separately
124040 1971 917LH 21, Elford / Larrousse, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Single piece body in tan resin. Single piece chassis with good cockpit detail, without engine representation but with gearbox. Around twenty resin detail parts, vacformed windows, rubber tires , small photo-etch fret with screens, seat belt parts, pedals, steering wheel spokes, windscreen wiper and brake discs. Built example by Ken Mouton
124055 / LMS013 1970 917K 23, Porsche Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970 Resin. The LSM013 version is a pre-built model.
124056 / LSM004 1970 917LH 3, Kauhsen / Larrousse, Le Mans 1970 (Hippie) Resin. The LSM004 version is a pre-built model.
124057 / LSM008 1970 917LH 25, Elford / Ahrens, Le Mans 1970 Resin. The LSM008 version is a pre-built model.
124058.0 1970 917K 20 (21 also reported), Siffert / Redman, Le Mans 1970 Resin
124058.1 1970 917K 21, Rodriguez / Kinnunen, Le Mans 1970 Resin
124058.2 1970 917K 22, Hailwood / Hobbs, Le Mans 1970 Resin
124063 1971 917K 22, Marko / Van Lennep , Le Mans 1971 Resin
124064 1971 917K 19, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Resin
UMi Modellwerke 201 1973 917-30 6, Sunoco Resin model, issued in 1989. Single-piece resin body with separate rear wing surface. It appears that early versions had a simple flat plate chassis, with separate seat and (combined) fuel tanks, whereas later version had a one-piece chassis part with integral cockpit interior, tanks, and lower half of the center body (sponsons), and separate resin seat. Resin parts have quite a bit of flash. No engine detail. Photo-etched and white metal detail parts, metal wheels, rubber tires. Large decal sheet.
An article in MRRN #17 describes it as the first UMi model, that was somewhat rough. It was steadily improved and went through four or five versions during the production run. Overall shape and proportions are good, but the castings were lacking fit and finish.
MRRN #24 (January-March 1995) contains an advertisement in which UMi reports 'No more resin!' and offers the patterns for sale. Perry's Resin Replicas reported in 1997 that they had obtained all UMi kits, and were negotiating a license from Porsche. The kit was not reissued however.
202 1972 917-10 L&M Resin model, issued in 1991. An article in MRRN #17 describes it as the fourth UMi model, the master of which was made on a computer-controlled cutting machine, ensuring a smooth and symmetric shape.
In the first version of this model, it is nearly solid resin, and has some shape errors: the 'coke bottle' shape of the upper deck is too exaggerated at the rear and needs to be flattened, the air vents over the front wheels are rather soft and should be scribed deeper, the air intake in the nose is too high and the edges should be thicker, the middle of the nose needs to be sanded down between the triangular shaped air exits, the twin air intakes behind the cockpit should be more bulbeous on the outer sides and they should extend further back with a thicker taper to the rear deck.
In the second version of the model, these problems were fixed. Furthermore the body is hollow, allowing engine bay and chassis detail, and the wing uprights are separate parts.
MRRN #24 (January-March 1995) contains an advertisement in which UMi reports 'No more resin!' and offers the patterns for sale. Perry's Resin Replicas reported in 1997 that they had obtained all UMi kits, and were negotiating a license from Porsche. The kit was not reissued however.
1972 917-10 L&M Later boxing probably
Formula Canada 2409 1972 917-10 6, 1972, L&M, Donohue and 7, 1972, L&M, Follmer Curbside model with around 50 resin parts, around 15 photo-etch parts, vacform windscreen, sheet plastic for flap and splitter, and axles. No engine, but detailed gearbox. Resin tires with seperate wheels. Nice decal sheet for George Follmer's 1972 Riverside and Road Atlanta car, and Mark Donohue 's 1972 Mosport car. Full color and well illustrated instruction sheet.
Reportedly the body is too square. Built example by Maurits 'Mech@niC' aka 'Bibberhand' on Automotive Forums, De Paddock and Modelbrouwers.
24.. 1972 917-10 16 and 23, RC Cola
24.. 1972 917-10 59, Brumos Kit looks identical to the L&M version, but has a piece of mesh included. Two decal sheets, with the central red and blue body striping in two widths it seems.
Wiesel 1970 917PA 1, 1970 Interserie, red and yellow Body intended for slot racing. Single-piece resin body, with vacform clear parts, and some resin detail parts like driver figure, cooling fan, exhaust pipes. Casting quality appears very good in photos. Stephan Wiesel passed away in 2007 (eulogy in German). Some Wiesel bodies are still produced by Jens Scale Racing but the Spyder is not among them in 2012. It reappeared as a Slotracing Werk body, see below.
1970 917PA 0, 1970 Can-Am, white with blue striping Likely same as above. Maybe this version was not sold as such, but built with an aftermarket decal sheet? Such as BVH Decals sheet 124004.
Model Factory Hiro K260 1970 917LH 25, Elford / Ahrens, Le Mans 1970 Multi media. Build report by Tim van Dooremalen on Automotive forums (also in Dutch on De Paddock)
K261 1970 917LH 3, Kauhsen / Larrousse, Le Mans 1970, hippie Multi media. Wheelbase a few mm longer than the similar Fisher model. Front hatch removable. Build report by Roger 'sportscars24' on Automotive forums
K266 1971 917LH 17, Siffert / Bell, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Multi media. Full build report by 'preludevenom' on Modellismo forum in Italian (translation), plus a partial build report by 'preludevenom' on Modellismo forum in Italian (translation). Build report by Jochen Kieslich and Completed Project report on Automotive forums.
K267 1971 917LH 18, Rodriguez / Oliver, Gulf, Le Mans 1971 Multi media
K268 1971 917LH 21, Elford / Larrousse, Martini, Le Mans 1971 Multi media. Build report by Dino Carancini on his weblog.
K280 1971 917-20 Pink Pig 23, Joest / Kauhsen, Le Mans 1971 Multi media
K287 1973 917-30 6, Sunoco, Donohue, 1973 Multi media. Partial build report by 'preludevenom' on Modellismo forum in Italian (translation) .
K288 1975 917-30 6, CAM2, Donohue, 1975 Multi media
K289 1974 917-30 0, Martini, Müller (short wheel base) Multi media
K398 1970 917K 1, Gulf, Siffert / Redman, Daytona 1970, and 2, Rodriguez / Kinnunen, Daytona 1970 Multi media. The tail appears to be that for 15" rear tires, i.e. not as wide as the Heller kit that has a tail for 17" rear tires. This is correct for this race.
K399 1970 917K 3, Salzburg, Elford / Ahrens, Daytona 1970 Multi media. Same parts as K398.
K400 1970 917K 23, Salzburg, Herman / Attwood, Le Mans 1970
31, Salzburg, Elford / Hulme, Watkins Glen 1970
32, Salzburg, Ahrens / Attwood, Watkins Glen 1970
Multi media. Same parts as K398.
K401 1970 917K 20, Gulf, Siffert / Redman, Le Mans 1970
21, Gulf, Rodriguez / Kinnunen, Le Mans 1970
Multi media. Same parts as K398. Possible the tail is not correct for this race. Photos show a wide tail for 17" tires, although the tires could be 15".
K402 1970 917K 3, Martini, Elford / Larrousse, Sebring 1971 Multi media. Same parts as K398.
K448 1971 917K 22, Martini, Marko / Van Lennep, Le Mans 1971 Multi media
K449 1971 917K 19, Gulf, Attwood / Müller, Le Mans 1971
1, Gulf, Siffert / Bell, Monza 1971
2, Rodriguez / Oliver, Monza 1971
Multi media. Same parts as K448, except different radiator exhaust part. Build report by 'Borez' on Brittmodeller forum
K450 1971 917K 3, Martini, Elford / Larrousse, Monza 1971
4, Martini, Marko / Van Lennep, Monza 1971
Multi media. Same parts as K448, except for two inlet ducts on the engine cover
K451 1971 917K 8, Martini, Elford / Redman, Brands Hatch 1971
9, Martini, Lennep / Larrousse, Brands Hatch 1971
Multi media. Same parts as K448, except for two inlet ducts on the engine cover, and no vertical fins
K487 1974 917-30 7, Jagermeister, Elford, Hockenheim 1973 Multi media. Interserie version. Based on K287-289 series, but with new body
K488 1974 917-30 0, Vaillant, Müller, Hockenheim 1975 Multi media. Same parts as K487
Modelers DTMO15 197. 917K 1 and 2, Gulf Resin. Solid body including windows, with black decals for glass. Reportedly very accurate in shape and size. "Desk top" series, sold in a bag with header card. Also reported as a 'Mr. Craft' model. Issued before 1997.
Fein Design Modell - 1971 917-10 20, STP, Siffert, Mid-Ohio 1971 (orange) Resin body for slot racing, with detail parts in resin and photo-etch, rubber tires, seat belts and decals. By adding a chassis a static model can also be produced
- 1971 917-10 11, Bosch, Kauhsen, Interserie Nürburgring 1972 Resin body for slot racing
- 1971 917-10 20, Siffert, Donnybrooke 1971 (red and blue) Resin body for slot racing
Racecarmodeler (RCM) 2-001 1969 917PA 0, Siffert, 1970 Can-Am (white with blue striping) Resin curbside kit, master by Allen James, casting by William de Pooter, first issued summer 2014. Single piece body, with full-length chassis. Resin parts include engine underside, gearbox, frame parts, two seats, steering wheel, engine top side, wheels and tires, fuel nozzles. Decals for the white car with blue striping. Photos are available on the Racecarmodeler website.
2-002 1971 917 Spyder with fins 1, Amalfi, Jurgen Neuhaus, 1971 Interserie (yellow with red striping) Available for pre-order, expected October 2015
2-003 1971 917 Spyder 11, Colt, Leo Kinnunen, 1971 Interserie (white and blue) Available for pre-order, expected October 2015
2-004 1971 917 Spyder 5 or 14, Gesipa, Michael Weber, 1971 Interserie (blue with yellow stripes) Available for pre-order, expected October 2015
2-005 1971 917 Spyder 17, Boeri Sport Helmet, Ernst Kraus, 1972 Interserie (green with orange stripes) Available for pre-order, expected October 2015
Slotracing Werk 12407 1969 917PA - Single piece glass-fiber body for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Same as the Wiesel model (see above). Includes four wheels (no tires), a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, dashboard, cooling fan), four wheels (no tires), resin driver figure with helmet, dashboard, exhausts, cooling fan, rear lights, fuel and oil caps, mirrors, fire extinguisher, gear box, passenger seat, spare wheel, plastic rod to build the roll bar and the chassis visible at the rear. Choice of four decal sets.
917kgfk 1970 917K - Single piece glass-fiber body for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Very likely based on the Fujimi model. Includes a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, dashboard, cooling fan), resin driver figure with helmet, four wheels (no tires). The kit comes in two versions, the basic version and the extra detailed version that also contains resin exhausts, cooling fan, rear lights, fuel and oil caps, fire extinguisher, gear box, passenger seat, spare wheel, plastic rod to build the chassis visible at the rear. Decals available seperately.
917kgfk1971 1971 917K - Single piece glass-fiber body for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Very likely based on the Fujimi model. Includes a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, dashboard, cooling fan), resin driver figure with helmet, four wheels (no tires). The kit comes in two versions, the basic version and the extra detailed version that also contains resin exhausts, cooling fan, rear lights, fuel and oil caps, fire extinguisher, gear box, passenger seat, spare wheel, plastic rod to build the chassis visible at the rear. Decals available seperately.
11789 1970 917LH - Single piece glass-fiber body with separate tail lower side, for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Very likely based on the Le Mans Miniatures model. Includes four wheels (no tires), a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, dashboard, cooling fan), four wheels (no tires), resin driver figure with helmet, steering wheel, exhausts, headlights, rear lights, fuel and oil caps, fire extinguisher, gear box. Decals available seperately.
11790 1971 917LH - Single piece glass-fiber body with separate tail lower side for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Very likely based on the Le Mans Miniatures model. Includes four wheels (no tires), a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, dashboard, cooling fan), four wheels (no tires), resin driver figure with helmet, steering wheel, exhausts, headlights, rear lights, fuel and oil caps, fire extinguisher, gear box. Decals available seperately.
SW-GFK-91720 1971 917-20 - Single piece glass-fiber body for slot car racing, but possible suitable for static display too. Includes four wheels (no tires), a photo-etch set, seat belt material, vacuumformed pieces (windows, interior, headlights, cooling fan), four wheels (no tires), resin driver figure with helmet, cooling fan, fire extinguisher, steering wheel, headlights. Includes decals.
Scale Production / AutomobilMiniaturen 1969 917PA - Transkit that fits the Heller / Union / Testors / Wave Porsche 917K. Resin body, resin and white metal parts. Master model by Stefan Elsässer. Only produced from 1996 to 1997. See Scale Production page
Völkl Model Cars (VMC) 1972 917-10 - Single piece glass-fiber body, with resin chassis, tires, wheels and cockpit parts, and metal axes. No decals
K.Models 1971 917LH 003 Produced by 'Hobby Shop K. Models' from Japan, in the 'K. Models body kit series'. Thick single-piece resin body with rough inside, maybe it was slush-cast. Additional lower side insert. Window pieces are resin, possible meant as masters so you can vacform them yourself. No detail parts, no decals. It appears the body was to be combined with the Union (ex-Heller) 917K, that could also donate the clear parts.
Custom-FX 1971 917LH Resin body, one-piece wheel+tire set and vac formed glass, for slot car or a curbside model


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