Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250 Open

By Maz Woolley

Oxford Diecast continue regular releases of new models to 1:43 scale with a regular supply of new castings and modifications to existing ones. They also remain very competitively priced here in the UK.

DSP004L Daimler SP250 Open Racing Green

Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250

This model has already been seen in three other versions. It is available in white with hood up and red with hood down as well as in a Police version. Here we see the racing green “limited” version which is to be followed by another unlimited racing green standard edition. The model captures this car well and it suits the racing green colour too.

Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250

Badging and grille are very well done.

Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250

The lacquered silver plastic rear lights are effective.

Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250

The interior is well moulded but it looks to me that there is still some gear from the police version of the car shown under the dashboard?

Oxford Diecast Daimler SP250

Taff from Oxford Diecast informs me that the limited edition came about because a late change to the interior colour was specified but by that point models were already in production. Rather than scrap these models the limited number made with the cream interior have been sold as a limited series. When the regular DSP004 models appear they will be in racing green with a red interior.

Reader Andrew Davies has pointed out that the registration number on the regular run has also been changed.


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