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I received yellow AUTOart Miura SV but I am little disappined with this model.
First, there are nw set belts in the model there is a big fault of the model, as for me. There are also no mirrors on the doors. I also did not see any image of real yellow Miura SV with silver rims as the model has; all real yellow Miura SV have gold rims. Further, the engine detail is not very good (at least what I supposed for the AUTOart Millenium edition); AUTOart BMW M635 CSi has better engine detail than the AUTOart Miura SV, in my opinion. And finally, have you noticed that the terminal of the exhaust pipes is divided to be able to open the engine cover? Is it also in real cars. It looks strange in the model.
I have a rule: to buy AUTOart models only of modern cars and as for old cars, I prefer Kyosho. I said OK, I will try to break the rule with AUTOart Miura. But now I think that I did not do it well. I think that future Kyosho Miura SV will be better than present AUTOart Miura SV.
 

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I've run across several photos on the web that show the SV with no mirrors and no belts. Also, the exhaust pipes are split in the real car, from what I can tell. The engine detail is actually pretty good and mimics the actual car (which is a tad plain compared to more modern cars)... it's just that much of the detail is hidden by those large air filters. I'm happy with mine, but as always, your mileage may vary!
 

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I agree with VR, the belts and mirrors are authentic to some 1:1 cars.
The engine detail is not AUTOart's best work but it is still pretty nice.
The cars of 35 years ago had a whole lot less going on in the engine compartment than the newer ones.
I am happy with mine :nicejob
I am really looking forward to seeing what Kyosho does with this car though.
This is by far my favorite Lambo :happy
 

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vegasracer said:
I've run across several photos on the web that show the SV with no mirrors and no belts. Also, the exhaust pipes are split in the real car, from what I can tell. The engine detail is actually pretty good and mimics the actual car (which is a tad plain compared to more modern cars)... it's just that much of the detail is hidden by those large air filters. I'm happy with mine, but as always, your mileage may vary!
:iagree With VR, I'm pretty happy with my one I have to say.
 

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Max Power said:
I agree with VR, the belts and mirrors are authentic to some 1:1 cars.
The engine detail is not AUTOart's best work but it is still pretty nice.
The cars of 35 years ago had a whole lot less going on in the engine compartment than the newer ones.
I am happy with mine :nicejob
I am really looking forward to seeing what Kyosho does with this car though.
This is by far my favorite Lambo :happy
You think it's better then the Jota?
 

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Thanks for your replies.
I admit that there are some real Miuras without door mirrors and with silver rims. I was also informed by my friend that exhaus pipes were splitted in real cars even if I do not know why. It seems to me that the splietted end of the exhaust pipe is just for decoration (in real car) that seems to me strange in such a sporty car as Lamborghini is where everything is for high performance/efficiency and not for decoration. But it seems to me really very strange that there are no seat belts in the model. in my opinion, it was already at that time (1971-1972) not possible for street legal car not to have seta belts.
LUW,
Kyosho Miura SVR (or Jota or Hahne's Miura or ...) is much better than the AUTOart miura SV, in my opinion.
 
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I think the stance of the AUTOart is slightly wrong. On all the Miuras I've seen, and even in Aas early official pics, it has a very low tail. But the AUTOart seems to have a tail high stance, almost like a Lotus Elite, which bugs me. I think I'll wait for Kyoshos version. Their Jota is really good, and I think the Miura will follow suit. I also like the realistic suspension on Kyoshos and I've heard they'll be making it with gold sills and wheels; and in green, which may be interesting.
 

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If Kyosho does for the Miura the same job it did on their Jota, I think it's highly unlikely that AUTOart's model would be better. I consider the Jota to be one of my Top 10 models.
 
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Jag Man said:
I think the stance of the AUTOart is slightly wrong. On all the Miuras I've seen, and even in Aas early official pics, it has a very low tail. But the AUTOart seems to have a tail high stance, almost like a Lotus Elite, which bugs me. I think I'll wait for Kyoshos version. Their Jota is really good, and I think the Miura will follow suit. I also like the realistic suspension on Kyoshos and I've heard they'll be making it with gold sills and wheels; and in green, which may be interesting.
Green would be a great colour for sure. :nicejob
 

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Max Power said:
The cars of 35 years ago had a whole lot less going on in the engine compartment than the newer ones.
:iagree
I have a book on cars of the past and the Lamborghini Miura's engine looks exactly like AUTOart's, your statement of the car being over 30 years old sums it all up, AUTOart has done a great job on it and I am pleased with my Miura SV.
 
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