1/25th scale 1926, ’28, ’29 Winning Miller 91 rear drive
Absolutely one of the most respected names in all of Motorsports, this was Harry A. Miller’s most successful race car design. The Miller 91 rear drive won more races than any other type from 1926 to 1929. Simple yet elegant, the Miller 91 was akin to automotive jewelry. Powered by a 91 cubic inch, dual overhead cam, two valve per cylinder straight eight, they were fast. After innovative additions that included an inter-cooler, special connecting rods and a “sweet” tune, Frank Lockhart set two remarkable records that stood for many years.
At the Altoona board track he shattered the closed course speed record with a lap of 147.7 mph, and prior to that his Miller managed a one way speed record of 171 mph at Muroc Dry Lake. Still considered by many to be one of the most gorgeous race cars ever built, the Miller was clean in line and appointed with classic styling from stem to stern. When Harry Miller conceived the cars with Leo Goosen and Fred Offenhauser, consideration was given such that they be aesthetically pleasing inside and out. The bodies, hand formed by Myron Stevens, were slender and stream lined starting with a grill shell that many considered a work of art.
This Miller 91 rear drive is a full kit with complete engine detail including the option to build a straight super charged car, or one equipped with an inter-cooler. Full cockpit detail is also present. The nine precisely cast resin parts are complemented by 52 white metal and resin detail pieces and cast grill shell. Stainless steel photo-etched parts add to the level of detail and realism with parts for the grill insert, Moto-Meter and others. South Eastern Fine cast wire wheels and decal options for five different cars round out this great kit.