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Hi guys

Just wondered if there where any Lamborghini Diablos beside the Autoart version as a kit or resin body?

Oh, and i'm after a winged version, maybe a FIA GT version! LOL!

Cheers

Was


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If you have one any chance of a pic?
 

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here's one of those Scalex Diablos

and another...

you'd probs be best keeping an eye on eBay to see what turns up on there.

JJ
 

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Though not a completely accurate racing version, Scalextric's Diablo is the closer one you can find.

An Italian brung some modifications (especially the rear bonnet) to the Scalextric and it is much more satisfactory as such, but those are hard to find and not cheap.

If you want to see how they look like, pay a visit to "www.Slot32.de" and then click on the "specials" button.
 

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While the link above is a a very useful contact for keen collectors of obsolete cars, I can't help but notice, and feel honour bound to comment, that this establishment is offering at least two cars that are still available brand new from the Scalextric Enthusiasts Club via Racer Magazine. The mark up on these two cars, described as 'mint', is a full 50% more than the brand new price.

A dealer is, of course, entitled to charge whatever he thinks he can make on anything he wishes to sell. But, once having seen what I consider to be such an exorbitant price, such dealers will never see the colour of my money, not for anything, not ever. But I am known to be a tight SOB!
 

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QUOTE While the link above is a a very useful contact for keen collectors of obsolete cars, I can't help but notice, and feel honour bound to comment, that this establishment is offering at least two cars that are still available brand new from the Scalextric Enthusiasts Club via Racer Magazine. The mark up on these two cars, described as 'mint', is a full 50% more than the brand new price.
Tropi, you have totally lost me here. Which Diablos listed on which website are also available 50% cheaper in the Scalextric Racer mag????
 

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Also Tropi, the Racer magazine is supposed to give special offers to members, so members would hope that retail prices were higher to the general public than to people who had paid for access to special offers.
 

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Tropi, I had just came across that site and saw the Diablo's. I remembered someone on here was looking for them so I posted the link. I also found the prices to be quite steep.
 

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Reading between the lines. I don't think Tropi is talking about the Diablos.
The only Diablo's listed on the slotcars site are
C127 Plain yellow - first ever Diablo released and now long obsolete
C283 Plain Black ex set car Diablo.
Special Edition 1 of only 100 Clear Diablo not a standard release
Range Presentation Gold Diablo 1 of 250 not a standard release.
Granted the last two are quite expensive as they were produced as very limited runs and never released on general sale. The first 2 listed are no more expensive than the price of a standard boxed car, which for a couple of cars that are now long since obsolete and in the conditions as listed are a fair price??
Perhaps Tropi is talking about the Caterhams? Which if Tropi knew the history would appreciate that when these were origionlly advertised in the Racer magazine you had to purchase a 'Scalextric' video with each Caterham. Hence if you wanted to collect all 3 Caterhams you had to buy 3 videos! They have subsequently been listed individually at a reduced price of 22.99 and more recently 19.99.
However, as a dealer this sort of thing happens every day. How many different prices have you seen on Fly cars recently? The prices on www.slotcars.co.uk are not there to profiteer or rip anyone off. If they are too expensive then they won't sell will they.
Sean
 

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LOL!
Sean didn't take long to figure it out!
Yes, those not very popular Caterhams - somewhat over the top imho.
As I say, anyone can charge what they like for anything they like, but "caveat emptor".
I'm a Hebrew speaking Yorkshireman and I'm wearing a kilt today!
 
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