And here is what is coming for mid 2017 - things are warming up, but the best is yet to come.

First up - the new Audi R8. I’ll reserve judgement until I see the production versions, but it does look a bit better than the last casting:

This will be the new #39 in the line-up - replacing the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo in UK Police livery.

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Next is the new #67 - replacing the regular Mitsubishi Evo X - the Toyota Passo. One might have hoped for something a bit more exciting to replace the Evo, but it is what it is:

For the lovers of the “Long” models, there’s the #125 Isuzu Giga Log Truck, taking the place of the Maglev:

And the last one is a new four car Gift Set - the Subaru collection. That one may or may not end up in my collection - I haven’t decided yet:

Oh, and Tomica snuck in a new casting in this year’s Event Models. You’d have to go to a collector event in Japan to get your hands on one - but don’t worry, it will soon appear as an Initial D Dream Tomica release as well. Yes, it’s a Mister Two, and I can’t wait to get my hands on one: