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What famous vehicles would you like to see in 1/18 scale?

Post by Zeitgeist » Thu Jul 14, 2005 6:42 am

After looking forward to buying KARR and seeing, that even the Blues Brother´s police car will be available soon, I came up with a list of (more or less) famous vehicles from movies and tv shows, that I would like to made into 1/18 scale die cast models.
So here goes:

-The A-Team van
-The Ferrari from "Magnum, P.I."
-The Ecto-1A from "Ghostbusters II"
-The DeLorean from "Back to the Future III" with the correct sized wheels and the "train version" of it
-Goliath from "Knight Rider"
-The trailer from "Lost World - Jurassic Park" (along with the modified Mercedes M-Class)
-The black Thunderbird from "Elvira - Mistress of the dark"
-Last, but not least, I´d like to see an 1/18 scale version of "Airwolf", with retractable landing gear, guns and rocket launcher; this could be made entirely out of plastic, just like the 1/18 scale planes and helicopters from 21stcenturytoys and Dragon/BBI

What vehicles would you like to see made? :D
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Post by JJSoCrazy » Thu Jul 14, 2005 6:45 pm

RoboCop's cop car, Goliath definetly, and maybe even Devon's red Mercedes,.

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Post by rulloa81 » Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:17 pm

I saw the Back To The Future car at univeral city walk when I bought my KITT

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Post by Army_F_Body » Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:22 pm

-The Wraith
-Herbie from "Fully Loaded" after he is revamped for the desert rematch agaisnt Trip
-Elenor (remake)
-Dead Reckoning from "Land of the Dead"
-Knight 4000
-The car from "Bad Moon Rising"
-The Mustang from "Cherry 2000"
-Aston Martin Volante from "The Living Daylights"
-Ferrari Daytona Spyder from "Miami Vice"
-V8 Interceptor from "Mad Max"
-V8 Interceptor from "The Road Warrior"

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Post by Lost Knight » Thu Jul 14, 2005 9:19 pm

- Twin Turbo Interceptor from The Wraith
- Knight 4000
- Elanor from Gone In 60 Seconds

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Post by kitt_rulz » Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:16 am

-The Wraith
-The Goblin semi truck from "Maximum Overdrive"
-Knight 4000
-'57 chevy (with kitt in it)

I'm sure there are others but i cant think of any right now.
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Post by TurbomanKnight » Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:38 am

-1987 Toyota Supra Turbo, that was formerly in my garage but hopefully buy back in a few days.
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Post by sheltonw3 » Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:42 am

I would like to see a line of the trans am line from 1982 up to 1992!

1=1982 Trans am red/blk

2=1982 blk/gold recaro edition (soon to be released)

3=1985 Recaro Trans am w/ground f/x (blk/gold)

4=1988 Formula (Yellow/blk paint job)

5=1990 formula (green metal flake paint job)

6=1992 GTA trans am All black!....with the Aero spoiler!

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Post by FuzzieDice » Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:26 am

Man, I wish I could afford a 1/18 KITT or KARR! But, even if I could, I'd not only get those, but these (Keep in mind I don't know what is available in 1/18 or not) :

KIFT

Trigger (Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am - I am nearly done with a 1/24 scale I think it is, with metal body!)

Herbie (even new one)

Dukes of Hazard charger

My 1987 Pontiac 6000!

Ram-Air 2000+ year Trans Am/Firebird or whatever those cool looking ones were :)

Pontiac Firehawk

1957 Chevy Bel Air

1972 Corvette

The Semi from Knight Rider (the black/gold version)

Ok, so some aren't so "famous" but hey, they'd sure make a nice addition to my collection. :)

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Post by sheltonw3 » Fri Jul 15, 2005 2:01 am

If you really want to see these kinda cars get produced ,you should forward an email to ertl.com and hopefully somebody over there will listen?....I had to send over (3) email to ertl back about 4 yrs ago on what I wanted to see as far as new products go!....they even send me back a questionaire and I filled it out and forwarded it back to them!....ohh yeah the herbie fully loaded might be getting released through readioshack as a Exmod!...the zipzap version is already out!...gthe 1:18 scale size general lee charger and bandit trana am is already out too!


and the 82' recaro most likely will be out by years end!

If you want to keep up with the diecast series you can also register online at diecastreplica.com through ertl!

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Post by Dave Knight » Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:46 pm

FuzzieDice wrote:Man, I wish I could afford a 1/18 KITT or KARR! But, even if I could, I'd not only get those, but these (Keep in mind I don't know what is available in 1/18 or not) :

KIFT

Trigger (Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am - I am nearly done with a 1/24 scale I think it is, with metal body!) It is availible as a 1/18 from AMT/Racing Champions part of the JoyRide series same as KITT

Herbie (even new one) 1/18 of OLD school herbie from the previous movies from Polar Lights 2 versions clean new looking herbie, and dirty graphiti and rusty version from Herbie Goes Bananas!

Dukes of Hazard charger 1/18 diecast from AMT/Racing Champions part of the JoyRide series

My 1987 Pontiac 6000! im pretty sure that will come the same time they offer a 1/18 diecast of a 2000 Dodge Stratus :P

Ram-Air 2000+ year Trans Am/Firebird or whatever those cool looking ones were :) i only saw the 93-97 generation Trans Am in 1/18 one of them was retooled into the 98-02 style for a 99 30th anniversary Trans Am model

Pontiac Firehawk none at all sorry :cry:

1957 Chevy Bel Air there are TONS of them in hard top and or convertable AMT makes a GREAT one;)

1972 Corvette thats a reall odball year not very popular with scale model replicas. of that generation 68-82, they made 1/18s of the 68, the 78 both as a 25th anniversary Vette, and a black/silver INDY 500 pace car. Also I THINK a 82 as a the silver/dark silver two tone COLLECTORS EDITION built as a LAST of the 3rd gen corvettes
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The Semi from Knight Rider (the black/gold version) nobody makes models of semi truck in that scale, TOO BIG :shock:

Ok, so some aren't so "famous" but hey, they'd sure make a nice addition to my collection. :)


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Post by FuzzieDice » Fri Jul 15, 2005 7:57 pm

Dave, as usual, a BIG help and a big Thank You! :) Too bad I can't get one of my 6000. :lol:

BTW, the Trigger model (which I just completed) is actually a 1/25 scale kit.

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Post by FuzzieDice » Fri Jul 15, 2005 8:07 pm

sheltonw3: I think I just might do that - email some model companies. Don't think they'll do anything but we'll see. :) I might try to get a few other 6000 owners to also pitch in. That'd be cool!

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Post by PBH » Sat Jul 16, 2005 12:46 am

FAMOUS CARS (In order of desire)
- Batmobile from the Animated Series Version 1
- DeLorean from Back to the Future III "Train Version"
- Semi from "Knight Rider"
- Goliath from "Knight Rider"
- Knight 4000
- GMC Van from The A-Team
- Batmobile from the TV Series
- Batmobile from the Animated Series Version 2
- Mr Bean's Mini
- Ferrari from Magnum, P.I.
- Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters II
- Robo-1 Ford Taurus from Robocop



NON-FAMOUS CARS
- 1992 to 1993 Dodge Stealth
- 1988 Pontiac Banshee
- 2002/2003 Mazda Protege5
- 1993 Mazda Protege
- 1990 - 1993 VW Passat VR6
- 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT
- 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT
- 1999 Chevy Z24

Non-famous selections may be odd, but I like to have models of cars that I or those I know have had. A few in my collection already.

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Post by Lost Knight » Sat Jul 16, 2005 1:27 am

PBH wrote:Non-famous selections may be odd, but I like to have models of cars that I or those I know have had. A few in my collection already.


I hear you! I want 1/18th scale models of a gold 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme and a white 1989 Pontiac Grand Am SE. They're pieces of crap, but it's sentimental value 'cause I owned 'em! :lol:

Oh, yeah... Some more cars to add to my list:

- Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters II
- 1988 Pontiac Banshee
- Train version DeLorean from Back To the Future Part III
- 1993 Dodge Stealth/Mitsubishi 3000 GT
- Batmobile from Batman (1966)

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Post by KITTfan » Sat Jul 16, 2005 2:27 am

Here's my wishlist:
-Truely accurate KITT & KARR (Maybe made by AutoART)
-in addition to the 3rd gen Trans-Am models, the basic '82 Pontiac Firebird
-1982 Mercedes-Benz SL convertible USA version (Devon's MB & Michael's set of wheels in Soul Survivor)
-FLAG Semi
-Goliath
-FLAG Limo (Cadillac ?)
-1950's Studebaker Champion (Elmer's car in Soul Survivor)
-Chevrolet Nova about 1970 (the blue Nova from Just My Bill)
-1982 Cadillac Seville (From Forget Me Not)
-Rolls-Royce or Bentley (Adrianne's car from Soul Survivor)
-Mazda RX-7 '83 (Cara's car from Knightmares)
-Mazda 626 coupe '83 (from the beginning of Custom K.I.T.T.)
-Mazda GLC '81-82 (323 Hatchback, BD chassis), many times in the background in KR episodes & car I used to own.
-Mazda 323 sedan + HB & F (Protege & 323 HB, the BG chassis) 1989-1994 (car I own now)
-White Miami Vice Ferrari Testarossa
-Street Hawk & KNERD motorbikes (I know they're not cars but famous anyway ;)

-KITTfan-

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Post by Pierre » Sat Jul 16, 2005 4:26 am

there will soon be a 1:48 airwolf die cast

http://www.hlj.com/product/AOS09056

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Post by KnightRider2000 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:11 pm

THE POPEMOBILE!!!

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