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Biante Collectors Club Newsletter 15th July 2008
Here we are already halfway through July and the models just keep coming at Biante.
This week we have a seriously impressive list of releases on offer from Autoart and some fantastic new Australian minicars to announce.
New Australian Models
1:64 A9X second place finishers at Bathurst are on the menu this week with the addition of the instantly recognisable Grice/Leffler and Janson /Perkins A9X hatchbacks from the 1978 and 1979 Bathurst 1000.
B642302G HOLDEN LX TORANA A9X - #19. JANSON/PERKINS, 2ND PLACE, BATHURST (1979)
B642302H HOLDEN LX TORANA A9X HATCHBACK - #6 BATHURST - GRICE/LEFFLER (1978)
These incredible little models are up to the same high standard as the rest of the minicar range and will make an important addition to any collection. Be sure to add them to your watchlist to keep up to date on their progress.
WEBSITE NEW RELEASES : Wednesday, 16th July 2008 2pm
Autoart have a fantastic list of models to suit collectors of all scales this week with four 1:64's, twenty seven 1:43's and seven 1:18's on offer.
In the smaller scale, we have the metallic orange 350Z and two of the ever popular Lamborghini Gallardo's. There is also the long awaited silver and grey Bugatti Veyron which is a limited edition of only 6000 pieces world wide.
A20282 NISSAN - FAIRLADY Z / 350Z (Orange metallic) (2002)
A20291 LAMBORGHINI - GALLARDO (Yellow Metallic)
A20293 LAMBORGHINI - GALLARDO (Orange metallic)
A20902 BUGATTI - EB 16.4 VEYRON (Grey & Silver)
Next up is the 1:43 items and there is a vast list of stunning models ready for release. Included is representations of some of the most desirable road cars money can buy and with only limited numbers available they are sure to sell quickly. Make sure to have a read through the list below to pick out your favourites ready for 2pm Wednesday.
A50203 ASTON MARTIN - DB7 VANTAGE (Blue)
A50204 ASTON MARTIN - DB7 VANTAGE (Green)
A50301 AUDI A6 - ALLROAD QUATTRO (SILVER)
A50302 AUDI A6 - ALLROAD QUATTRO (BLACK)
A50552 BMW 1SERIES - (BLACK SAPPHIRE) (WORKABLE BONNET)
A50553 BMW 1SERIES - (JAPANROT) (WORKABLE BONNET)
A51001 CHEVROLET - CORVETTE STINGRAY (Silver) (1959)
A53502 JAGUAR - C TYPE (Silver)
A53503 JAGUAR - C-TYPE (Light Bronze)
A53772 JAGUAR - E-TYPE Series 3 V12 Roadster (Green) (1974)
A54511 LAMBORGHINI - MURCIELAGO (2001)
A54551 LAMBORGHINI - MURCIELAGO CONCEPT Barchetta (Yellow metallic)
A54552 LAMBORGHINI - MURCIELAGO CONCEPT Barchetta (Black metallic)
A54562 LAMBORGHINI - GALLARDO (Black metallic)
A55905 MAZDA RX-8 - (WHITE)(LHD)
A55907 MAZDA RX-8 - LHD (SUNLIGHT SILVER )
A55908 MAZDA RX-8 - (NORDIC GREEN)(LHD)
A55931 MAZDA - RX-8 'Mazdaspeed' - Silver Metallic
A56124 MERCEDES-BENZ - SLR McLAREN (Grey) (2003)
A56611 MG - MGB Roadster MkII - Blue Metallic (1966)
A57332 NISSAN - R34 SKYLINE GT-R V-Spec II (Silver metallic)
A57334 NISSAN - R34 SKYLINE GT-R V-Spec II (Black metallic)
A60443 MAZDA - RX-8 Mazdaspeed - 787B LeMans livery
A60470 PORSCHE - 911  GT3 RS - White / Red accents (2003)
A60770 PORSCHE 911 (997) - GT3 CUP 2007 P0002 #89
A65387 JAGUAR C-TYPE - 1953 LeMans Winner - Rolt / Hamilton
A67072 PORSCHE 917 K - Redman / Siffert - DAYTONA 24hr (1970)
It's also a big week for the 1:18 collectors as we have seven releases that will struggle to meet demand.
The four race cars include the beautiful 2003 LeMans winning Bentley Speed 8, the 2007 LeMans GT1 Class winning Aston Martin DBR9, the very aggressive night version Impreza WRC from the 2006 Monte Carlo Rally and another of the brilliant R32 GTR Skyline Group A racers.
The road cars are no less spectacular with the speedy Lotus Exige in Orange and the two highly anticipated Shelby Cobra GT500 Mustangs.
A75362 LOTUS - EXIGE - ORANGE
A80354 BENTLEY EXP SPEED 8 - LeMans 24hr - Herbert / Brabham / Blundell (2003)
A80706 ASTON MARTIN DBR9 - LE MANS GT1 CLASS WINNER - D.BRABHAM/R.RYDELL/D.TURNER (2007)
A80693 SUBARU - IMPREZA WRC - #5 SOLBERG - RALLY MONTE CARLO NIGHT RACE VERSION (2006)
A89381 NISSAN - SKYLINE GT-R (R32) GROUP A (1993)
A73053 FORD - SHELBY COBRA GT500 - Red
A73054 FORD - SHELBY COBRA GT500 - Black
WEBSITE NEW RELEASES : Wednesday, 23rd July 2008 2pm
Next week sees the release of the 1996 ATCC winning HRT VR Commodore of Craig Lowndes.
Orders for this model are expected to be huge so be sure to set aside some time next Wednesday at 2pm to secure yourself a copy.
B180402G HOLDEN - VR COMMODORE - HRT #15 - ATCC WINNER - CRAIG LOWNDES (1996)
With the upcoming German GP at Hockenheim this weekend, just a quick reminder to have your picks in by 5pm Perth time.