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1970 HG Monaro GTS350

Many

would ar­gue the Holden Monaro is one of the great­est mus­cle cars that has ever been pro­duced in Australia. The 1970 HG was, in fact, the third Monaro model and was the last to use the orig­i­nal coupe de­sign and bodyshell. This newly an­nounced 1:18 die-cast model by Biante, in Elec­tra Blue with its sub­tle “sidewinder” stripes and bon­net scoop paint-outs, is now avail­able to pre-or­der.

1973 XA Fal­con Su­per­bird

Up

un­til the 1970s, Ford Australia was run with very close ties to the Amer­i­can par­ent com­pany, in­clud­ing its heavy US de­sign in­flu­ences. The launch of the XA Fal­con in ’72, fol­lowed by the Su­per­bird, which de­buted at the 1973 Mel­bourne Mo­tor Show, sig­nalled a real com­ing of age for Ford Australia and the Aus­tralian mo­tor in­dus­try. In fact, it spurred nu­mer­ous man­u­fac­tur­ers

Holden HJ Sand­man Panel Van

This

newly re­leased 1:18 die-cast model from Biante in Contessa Gold faith­fully repli­cates all the iconic fea­tures of its 1:1 coun­ter­part: fully open­ing parts, highly de­tailed en­gine bay, in­te­rior, wheels, un­der­car­riage and fin­ish­ing.The black HJ Sand­man de­cals and stripes look ex­cep­tional against the gold metal­lic colour scheme. And in­cluded with this model – which is a limited edi­tion of only 1044 pieces – will be a set of roof racks and colour-co­or­di­nated surf­boards. to fol­low the ‘bird’s lead with re­spect to looks and per­for­mance. Biante’s 1:18 scale diecast model in Lime Glaze and Jewel Green paint­work is al­ready in stock. And it will shortly be joined by a brand new ver­sion in gleam­ing Po­lar White with Cos­mic Blue ac­cents – which you can now pre-or­der. Both mod­els fea­ture fully-open­ing parts, high de­tail and im­pres­sive fin­ish­ing, and they are limited to 1008 pieces each. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, and to place your or­ders, go to www.biante.com.au

Su­per news for all XA Fal­con fans – and that in­cludes ev­ery­one at AMC.

Due

for re­lease in late 2015, and now avail­able to pre-or­der, is Biante’s lat­est ad­di­tion to its ex­clu­sive Street Ma­chine range – their take on the fab­u­lous 1968 HK GTS pil­lar­less coupe – fin­ished in Wraith White with black stripes. Sim­i­lar to their pre­vi­ous HT Street Ma­chine, this 1:18 scale diecast model fea­tures a su­per­charged V8 en­gine, quick shifter, cus­tomised gauges and num­ber plates – mak­ing it the per­fect com­pan­ion piece for your own Street Ma­chine col­lec­tion.

1998 Bathurst 1000 win­ner

Apex

Repli­cas has an­nounced the re­lease of their new 1:18 die-cast model of the Stone Broth­ers Rac­ing Ford EL Fal­con, which was driven to victory in the 1998 Great Race by Steven Richards and Ja­son Bright. The su­perb de­tail and fin­ish in­cludes the full rac­ing livery, open­ing doors, bon­net and boot, and it comes with a Cer­tifi­cate of Au­then­tic­ity signed by both driv­ers, For more de­tails and order­ing in­for­ma­tion, go to www.apexrepli­cas.com.au

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