The Ugears U-9 Grand Prix Car is based on the iconic designs from the Golden Age of the automobile racing. Under the hood of this new model you will find a V8 engine equipped with a powerful fan and 16 fully functioning valves. To wind it up just use the hand crank in its front – just like the real thing! This new vehicle also has a link rod and a transmission switching modes between idle, reverse, and race. The U-9 has a spring-suspended forks and rubberized wheels ensuring smooth, rapid acceleration and a long range. Based on the design of cars that participated in the very first Grand Prix, in Italy back in the early 20th century this car is truly a unique and enchanting model With the sleek flowing lines of the old Formula One prototypes, the elegant “old-school” appearance is highlighted by a drive belt on the outside of the car and other period design elements.