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1/18 Model wish list

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  1. bigodino

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    I've been wondering for a while why certain cars haven't been turned into 1/18 models.

    Maybe we could post our wish lists in this thread and who knows, manufacturers may take notice?

    One on my wish list for a long time is the Alfa Romeo P3 Grand Prix racer. In my opinion it beats the Bugattis and Bentleys of the day in the looks department!
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  3. jtremlett

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    It also depends on the quality of the model. I'm only interested in high quality. I have long been hoping for either a 1981 126C or 1982 126C2 (or both) in 1:18 with driver figure. Exoto have had a 126C2 on their forthcoming list for many years but if it ever appears who knows how much it would cost.

    I would also like a Lamborghini Bravo, Lamborghini Athon and Alfa Carabo in 1:18 but I'm definitely not holding my breath for any of those.
     
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    Hi Jonathan,

    Good addition about quality.
    The Lamborghinis you mention are beautiful, especially the Bravo and deserve their models in 18th scale. Topmarques already has the Alfa Carabo available.
     
  5. furoni

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    I would love a decent ferrari 166mm , 24hlm winner!
     
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    I'd love a 1/18 Maserati Boomerang, Bizzarrini Manta or a 1965 Dino 206 P Berlinetta Speciale!
     
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    I have a number of Exotos but their cost has gotten out of sight. I'd like a 126C2 as well but by the time it appears it may be unaffordable. (And with as much as they charge, they ought to be able to pay Ferrari's licensing fee.)

    And I don't understand their policy of announcing future releases years ahead of time. Years ago they announced a Williams FW14B with Mansell driver figure that I want to buy for a friend, but I don't understand why it hasn't been issued: they already have the car and the figure (in a different driver suit) so all they have to do is put them together!
     
  9. jtremlett

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    I think Exoto are a bit of strange company altogether. But I also have several of their models bought a few years ago at sensible prices and they are among my favourites both in terms of detail but also in having a little bit more imagination than just an empty car. Villeneuve T4 with the umbrella for example or Mansell tearing off a visor. Just small things that make the model more interesting.
     
  10. jtremlett

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    Thanks Peter. I wasn't aware of the Topmarques Carabo and I'm tempted, especially as I doubt anyone else will make it. But I do wish it had opening doors at least.
     
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    You are a good builder Peter, so build your own:


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    Few that spring to mind, sure there's more.

    AC 428
    Aston Martin Bulldog
    Aston Martin lagonda
    Aston Martin Taraf
    BMW e28 528i ETCC
    De Tomaso Longchamp
    De Tomaso P70
    Isdera Imperator
    Lamborghini Miura Spyder
    Maserati type 124 Coupe
    Mazda RX500
    Opel Monza series 1
    Porsche 965 turbo in mint green
     
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  16. bigodino

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    Well, there's more than I imagined. Keep them coming!
     
  17. bigodino

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  18. BMW.SauberF1Team

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    Same here...been years now. They even gave up updating the website for a year now as it's stuck on Q4 2019 release after regularly pushing that date back. That's the only Fcar model remaining I want and it's impossible to find an accurate 1/18 F40 LM and I know they will do it right. It will go along great with the 1/18 288 GTO Evo I have from them and the 1/18 Fujimi F50 GT alongside it.
     
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    It’s not vintage but...I’d like to see the P80/C in 1/18.
     

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