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Nissan GT-R SpecV Models by HPI Coming Soon

April 4th, 2009

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Following up their past special edition models, sources have leaked news that HPI will be producing a limited edition Nissan GT-R SpecV diecast 1/43rd scale in Ultimate Opal Black and Brilliant White colours in the coming months.

This compliments their existing plans to produce a Nismo Clubsport Package special edition GT-R model in the same 1/43rd scale die cast format.

Images: GTR-World.net

If you’ve been holding out on getting a GT-R model car at all, this might be one to jump on. If history shows us anything it’s that this will sell out in a matter of days and they will not produce a second run. The Nismo Clubsport Package model is already pretty much sold out in pre-sales and will go up on auction sites for more than RRP soon after release.

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GTR-World.net SuperGT GT-R Memorial Model Set – Pre-Orders Available

September 2nd, 2008

In spring 2008, five years after the last of the R34s raced in Japan, the GT-R once again returned to Japanese touring car racing. At the innagural race of the season, the Suzuka 300km, the Nissan R35 GT-Rs demonstrated overwhelming speed to secure pole position and then go on to win in first and second place.

In commemoration of the debut 1-2 win of the Nissan GT-R in the 2008 SuperGT series, GTR-World.net have put together this memorial model set. Featuring the GT500 Nissan GT-Rs of teams XANAVI NISMO and MOTUL AUTECH, modelled by Ebbro in 1/43rd scale and mounted in a clear display case. The display also features the autographed plates of the drivers Satoshi Motoyama, Benoit Treluyer, Michael Krumm and Masataka Yanagida.

Due out at the end of September the model set is limited to 2000 units and is likely to retail around the 15,500 yen mark plus shipping.

Link: Pre-Order online at Zele Online Store

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Up Close With the Ebbro 1/43rd Scale SuperGT Model

August 25th, 2008

Ebbro have a history of producing great, detailed models of the Japanese GTC SuperGT cars and this GT500 Nissan GT-R is no exception. Something about this level of detail just makes me want to buy them all. Sold complete with base it’d look great on your desk.

This particular one is available now through Hobby Link Japan for 4,500 yen plus shipping to your country. They have stock right now so it’s only a few day wait for EMS shipping.

Link: Buy this now at Hobby Link Japan
Link: R35 GT-R Models @ Hobby Link Japan

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Ebbro 1/43rd Scale GT-R Model Available Now

June 19th, 2008

When we first broke the story of Ebbro’s upcoming 1/43rd scale Nissan GT-R back in early May we were bitter at the month long wait to get our hands on them but with no choice we tested our patience. It’s paid off because I forgot about them and now they’re here. Available initially in Dark Metal Gray, Pearl White and Ultimate Metal Silver these models are now available at all the regular stockists of Japanese models and toys. Price is around the 3,900 yen mark.

Hobby Link Japan is who I normally use and they’re showing stock available now but you better hurry, Ebbro are saying they’ve already sold out! More pics after the jump.

Photos: Zele International Online Store
Link: Hobby Link Japan

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Photo Gallery: Shizuoka Hobby Show -Tamiya, Aoshima, Fujimi, Kyosho GT-Rs

May 16th, 2008

So the show is in full flight today with the general public finally allowed in to witness the latest models on display. The GT-R models are numerous and we’ve seen a lot of them already. Here we’ll get a look inside the show itself and checkout the Tamiya booth. We’ll also head over to Aoshima’s booth and check out their and Fujimi’s progress with their GT-R models. Lastly we’ll see what else is cooking that we haven’t seen before until now.

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Ebbro Die Cast 1:43rd Scale Nissan GT-R

May 12th, 2008

Following on from the imminent 1:24th scale plastic model launches from Tamiya, Aoshima and Fujimi. Die cast model maker Ebbro has it’s die cast versions on the way next month.

The die cast model will be priced at around the $40 USD (3,990 yen RRP) mark and will be available in three colours initially:

  • Ultimate Silver
  • White Pearl
  • Dark Metal Gray

Link: Ebbro Japan Home Page

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