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With the end of this very popular TV series in the UK, I thought I'd do a little homage.

As the programme was set in 1973, all the following cars were current at the time and with me, at my advanced age, they were everywhere, where I grew up!

First up, a real Gene Hunt moment - Vanguards Ford Cortina Mk III 2000 GXL



Next, a Vanguards Ford Escort Mk I 1300 E, resplendent in "Purple Velvet"



Turning away from Ford, a Hillman Avenger Tiger, in "Wardance Red" complete with obligatory black bonnet.



All three are recent Vanguards releases. Not the greatest of models, there are a couple of quality control issues. However the castings are pretty accurate, and to my eyes, are cracking subjects.

As I don't have any recent offerings from BL or Vauxhall from this era - the last three have been with me for some time - but fit the theme nicely.

Vauxhall HC Magnum, Austin Allegro & Morris Marina.



:cheers

Steve
 

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What a great TV show that was, a shame there isn't to be a 3rd series, it was just top notch TV. I hope the reported US version is half as good then it will really be worth watching. :cheers
 

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I haven't seen the show, but the models look good, Steve!
 

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Steve, we have a BBC channel, but I don't have a dish or cable. I checked out the show on IMDB, and it looks intriguing (a cop wakes up in the era of The Sweeney... ooooooh). I'll have to see if I can find it somewhere
 
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