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Biante Collectors Club Newsletter
Don't miss out on last weeks Kyosho and Autoart releases as stock is limited.
A12062 - JAGUAR D-TYPE - #6. HAWTHORN/BUEB - WINNER, 1955 LEMANS 24HOUR
A12546 - DUCATI GT1000 - RED
A73118 - SHELBY MUSTANG GT - BLACK WITH SILVER STRIPES
A74503 - LAMBORGHINI ESPADA - RED
A74591 - LAMBORGHINI REVENTON - GREY
A74701 - LANCIA FULVIA 1.6HF - ROSSO CORSA (RED)
A75331 - FORD LOTUS CORTINA - WHITE
A76232 - MERCEDES-BENZ 600SL - BLACK
A77359 - NISSAN R34 GT-R - NISMO
A77401 - NISSAN FAIRLADY Z - NISMO - SILVER
A77402 - NISSAN FAIRLADY Z - NISMO - WHITE
A55357 - LOTUS EUROPA S - BLACK
A55358 - LOTUS EUROPA S - WHITE
A90034 - WALL MOUNTABLE DISPLAY CASE - HOLDS 24 * 1:43 SCALE MODELS
03751G - LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SUPERLEGGERA - GREY
03751P - LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SUPERLEGGERA - ORANGE
03751Y - LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SUPERLEGGERA - YELLOW
08252C - NISSAN SKYLINE 2000GTR - KPGC110 - TOKYO MOTORSHOW
Spark have announced the first wave of 1:43 models to be produced from this years LeMans 24hour race. As with other years, Spark plan on producing as many cars from the race as possible with the aim to complete the entire grid between Spark and Redline for the Ferrari models.
The first wave of models includes the overall winning Peugeot driven by Australia's own David Brabham along with the LMP2 and LMGT1 class winning models.
43LM09 - Peugeot 908 HDI FAP - #9 - Brabham/Gene/Wurz - Winner, 2009 LeMans 24hour - Part of Spark's LeMans Winners Collection
SP1456 - Lola-Aston Martin AMR - #007 - Charouz/Enge/Mucke - 4th place, 2009 LeMans 24hour
SP1957 - Porsche RS Spyder - #31 - Collard/Elgaard/Poulsen - LMP2 Class Winner, 2009 LeMans 24hour
SP1528 - Chevrolet Corvette C6-R - #63 - O'Connell/Magnussen/Garcia - LMGT1 Class Winner, 2009 LeMans 24hour
Famous with driving enthusiasts all over the world, the legendary 22 kilometre long Nurburgring race circuit is also a major focus for car manufacturers for developing upcoming performance models. Like the 0-100 or quarter mile time, the 'Ring laptime is quickly a necessary performance statistic for enthusiasts potential performance car customers.
Recognising the importance of the 'Ring and the cars developed there Kyosho have announced a special collection of 1:43 scale models replicating cars that have been developed on the Nurburgring. Initial plans have the collection to include 12 different models but this may be increased after the initial 12 are released. All models will be limited to only 1,200 pieces world wide and will be produced in special Nurburgring Collection packaging.
The initial three releases are as follows:
03386BK - Nissan Skyline (R34) GTR - Black
03494NU - Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X - Silver
03322NU - Honda NSX Type-R - White
Kyosho have also announced new production runs of some long sold out, and very special, Lamborghini models in 1:18 scale.
In the 1970's the flamboyant Formula 1 team owner Walter Wolf commissioned Lamborghini to produce 4 special customised Countach's built to his own specification. Kyosho will be reproducing three of these very special cars in 1:18 scale.
08326K - Lamborghini Countach LP500R - Black
08323R - Lamborghini Countach LP400 - Red
08323BL - Lamborghini Countach LP400 - Blue
All of the above listed Spark and Kyosho models are now listed on the website. Please add them to your watchlist to help us judge website order quantities.
This Weeks Releases
This week we have a large number of Spark, Redline, and Ixo models.
A selection of the incoming models is listed below.
43LM83 - Porsche 956 - #3 - Schuppan/Holbert/Haywood - Winner, 1983 LeMans 24hour - Part of Spark's LeMans Winners Collection
SP0949 - Porsche 962 - #14 - Holbert/Robinson/Bell/Unser Jr - Winner, 1987 Daytona 24hour
SP1610 - Lotus 25 - #18 - Jim Clark - 1963 Formula 1 World Champion
SP0696 - Pagani Zonda Cinque - Metallic Silver
SP1453 - Cheetah Cro-Sal - #26 - Ralph Salyer
RL179 - Ferrari F2008 - #2 - Felipe Massa - Winner, 2008 French GP
RL187 - Ferrari F430 Scuderi 16M - Red
F03MC1-43 - Ford Focus WRC - Winner, Rally Sweden 2008
S03MC3 - Subaru World Rally Team Champions Triple Set - Solber, McRae, and Burns World Title Winning Subaru Impreza Rally Cars.
MUS021 - Mercedes Benz 500K - Autobahn-Kurier - Black with beige interior
RAM335 - Citroen C4 WRC Hybrid Presentation Car
PIXJ008006 - Fiat BR.20 - Cicogna
PIXJ008008 - AVRO Lancaster MkIII
These models, plus many more, will be released this Friday (10th of July) at 2pm Perth time. Go to the 'In Transit' list to view all of the incoming models.
After a few weeks break the Formula 1 circus roars back into life this weekend with the German Grand Prix held at the Nurburgring. Make sure your selections are in by 5pm this Friday to be in with a chance to claim the end of year prize.
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