By Hans-Georg Schmitt
All photographs supplied by the Manufacturers
Here are the details of the releases expected from the M4 modelcars group in January 2018. These are all made in diecast metal to 1:43 scale in Italy unless otherwise stated.
ART380 Ferrari 500 TR
Brynfan Tyddyn Road Races 1956 – Winner Carrol Shelby #128 – Chassis nr. 0614
ART149-2 Ferrari 500 TRC
Targa Florio 1958 – Winner in class Starrabba/Cortese #90 – Chassis No. 0682
BEST9690 Ferrari 512 BB LM
Le Mans 24 hours 1980 – O´Rourke/Phillips/Down #78 – Limited and numbered Edition of 50 pieces.
BEST 9691 Ferrari 250 LM
6 hours of Perth Caversham 1965 – Winner Martin/McKay #1
BEST9692 Ferrari 250 GTL
Steve McQueen’s personal car 1964
BEST9693 Porsche 356B Abarth
Le Mans 24 Hours 1960 – Winner in GT Class 1,6 litre Linge/Walter #35
RIO4557-P Mercedes-Benz 770K
“Adolf Hitler in Nuremberg Reichsparteitag Parade 1938
RIO4558 Volkswagen Beetle
Monte Carlo Rally 1954 – Mourier/Ramsing #310
This is again a very strange looking model, with mixed up details. The body is that of a Beetle with oval rear window from 1953, but without the little triangle-windows in the doors and fitted with bumpers from 1948. The rear lights are round, but in 1953 they were oval.
RIO4559 Mercedes-Benz SSKL
Stelvio Mountain race 1932 – Winner Hans Stuck #68
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