hy all, nsr had to delete the coluored cars from it range due to contractual reasons with audi. there still going to make the silver ones, but only 500 world wide. bummer!. thats hot off the mre news letter today.john.
QUOTE NSR CANCEL SOME AUDI R18 COLOURS. The recently announced set of coloured Audi R18 cars by NSR has had to be reduced due to licensing issues with Audi. We are sorry to say that the blue, yellow, and orange, cars will not be produced. The silver car will be issued, with a production run of 500 units instead of the original 200 cars of each colour.
QUOTE This week we have been informed that NSR will only be releasing the silver version of the AUDI R18 TDI. This is due to a licence issue not allowing them to produce these cars in different colours than the ones officially used in competitions. This means that the AUDI R18 DI in orange, yellow and blue colours will not be released. NSR will now be producing a maximum of 500 units in the silver version.
I really was afraid the such thing might happen, exactly due to other colours than the official ones used by Audi Team. And what about the white body/car kits of R18? certainly people that races championships will need replacements eventually
If Maurizio has no intention over ever producing any more "official" Audis then Im assuming he is thinking about removing the four Audi circles and the name "Audi" from the car and packaging. Then he could sell them as R18s in any colour he likes. Much like Racer does.
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