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GT Spirit has really impressed me lately. This manufacturer is somewhat new to the hobby and, so far, they are giving us a fresh take on model making. Upon doing some research, it would appear that Ottomobile is involved in the engineering aspect of GT Spirit's offerings; however, GT Spirit does all of their own production. Thus, GT Spirit doesn't seem to suffer from the same QC issues as Ottomobile. In fact, many critics here at DX have openly praised the subject matter and build quality of GT Spirit's models. It excites me to know that this company is taking their job seriously. With that said, I think it would be great if GT Spirit offered a 1:43 lineup in the near future. Specifically, I would love for them to produce a few endurance racers in the smaller scale.


How about you guys? Are there any models or scales that you would like to see GT Spirit tackle? If so, then let them know by posting in this thread.
 

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i'll be jumping around the house if gt spirit make SLR 722 in both coupe n convertible version. please do it GT spirit
 

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I know this seems like an odd request, but I would like a manufacturer that made good quality mainstream cars for a decent price. Companies like Autoart, Frontiart, BBR, Kyosho, Exoto, Minichamps etc... all mainly focus on performance cars. It's understandable as not many people dream about something inexpensive and attainable, but I would like to own models of cars that I have driven/owned. Let the other companies make the models that they currently focus on (Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani, BMW, Mercedes, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Porsche etc) and let's get a manufacturer that will make mainstream Honda, Nissan, VW and the like.
 

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I have been eyeing 43s lately. Spark is my favorite, but it would be great to see GTS come in and try to contend. I know their thing is Porsche, but with Mercedes, BMW and Bentley think of all the race cars they could do.

I would be more interested in them doing 43s than 12s.
 

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I know this seems like an odd request, but I would like a manufacturer that made good quality mainstream cars for a decent price. Companies like Autoart, Frontiart, BBR, Kyosho, Exoto, Minichamps etc... all mainly focus on performance cars. It's understandable as not many people dream about something inexpensive and attainable, but I would like to own models of cars that I have driven/owned. Let the other companies make the models that they currently focus on (Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani, BMW, Mercedes, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Porsche etc) and let's get a manufacturer that will make mainstream Honda, Nissan, VW and the like.
There are Chinese companies making everyday street car models already (Mazda 6, Honda accord etc.), but the models are by far not selling as good as the AUTOart performance cars.
At the end of the day, for the model manufacturers it's all about business, demand and supply.
 

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Any Holden Commodore VE or VF model and all it's Global variants!! ...BUT I would prefer them in 1/18.
APEX is doing these. And they should be out soon. I have been waiting a long time for these. I know they are doing the V8 sedan, Utes and I think an HSV. Some are open, some are not...which is very strange. I will try and get more info.
 

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Any Holden Commodore VE or VF model and all it's Global variants!! ...BUT I would prefer them in 1/18.
APEX is doing these. And they should be out soon. I have been waiting a long time for these. I know they are doing the V8 sedan, Utes and I think an HSV. Some are open, some are not...which is very strange. I will try and get more info.
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Their website shows:

HSV W427 VE (Red) - diecast w/ opening doors, hood, trunk
HSV W427 VE (Silver )- diecast w/ opening doors, hood, trunk
HSV Senator VF - Sealed resin
HSV Maloo VR - Sealed resin
HSV VF GTS - Sealed resin
HSV VF Clubsport R8 - Sealed resin

They are also doing the Nissan and Volvo V8 race cars. They are sealed and priced at 150 AUD. They will do a few of the Holden/Ford race cars. For something older, they are doing the Sierra's that raced at Bathurst and a few racers from the past few years. And there is a 4 door Cortina.
 

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I saw that too but had not seen ANY other information and hadn't even heard of them until I stumbled on a PreOrder. I was very skeptical and impatient to see if they were real at the same time. LOL


If they do produce them, it would be cool to see the North American counterpart as well.
 

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I have been eyeing 43s lately. Spark is my favorite, but it would be great to see GTS come in and try to contend. I know their thing is Porsche, but with Mercedes, BMW and Bentley think of all the race cars they could do.

I would be more interested in them doing 43s than 12s.
I couldn't agree more, Jon.
Frankly, I think that GTS would sell more 43s than 12s.
 

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I would like to see GTS add Aston Martin to their lineup. I can't help but think that they would do an outstanding job with contemporary Astons like the DB9 and DBS.
 

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I would like to see an Audi RS2 Avant in blue & a Sedan, Audi S6 1995 Avant & Sedan

I know Otto already made an RS2 Avant but a sedan would be nice too
 

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Not being a collector of 1:43 I Sam only making this comment based on what I have seen at a cursory glance,, it it seems that 1:43 is already heavily catered for isn't it? Seems almost anything you'd want to collect already exists in 1:43 there seems to be significantly greater choice in that scale than 1:18. So is there really a need for more?
 

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Not being a collector of 1:43 I Sam only making this comment based on what I have seen at a cursory glance,, it it seems that 1:43 is already heavily catered for isn't it? Seems almost anything you'd want to collect already exists in 1:43 there seems to be significantly greater choice in that scale than 1:18. So is there really a need for more?
It's not about having more. It's about having competition. Right now, Spark has the corner on the market where 1:43 is concerned. But, Spark's offerings usually command a premium price. The only other real competitor for 1:43 is IXO... but their offerings are hit or miss. It would be great to see those prices driven down by competition.
 
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