I usually don’t do posts like this, but I got so excited that I had to share these here. And since Scott’s title was so perfect, I had to copy that as well. To hell with original content.

From the looks of it, 2019 is shaping up to be an expensive year already. I thought I had my hands full with those Otto releases, but GT Spirit is making a serious bounce back from what I thought was a dreadful year from them. Here are the models slated for January and February, randomly ordered based on my preferences, with some commentary + rambling that you likely won’t find useful or relevant.

Firstly, the Lamborghini Diablo GTR. A nice alternative for those who don’t have the AUTOart and don’t want to pay near double for one. I have it, and that won’t stop me from getting this one too. Because you can never have too many Diablos. Being a far older model, the AA won’t look as good as this upcoming GT Spirit - if we’re strictly speaking about display value.

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Next up, a recolor of the Lamborghini Diablo GT. The original release was a couple months ago in silver, with a Kyosho-branded recolor in orange, so it’s surprising to see it again so soon. I literally purchased the latter just hours before this verde one was revealed. T’was a waste of $170, but I guess it won’t hurt to have two now. This is the first 1:18 Diablo I’ve seen in green, and it’s stunning.

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Of all the Ferrari’s they could’ve chosen, they chose one that hasn’t been done before. Bravo. Pretty sure this Ferrari 456 will be the LaLD favorite. This also could be a sign of more Fezza models to come, which means RIP Maisto/Bburago!!!!!

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Hey look, a AMG that’s not a Brabus! I guess they’ve finally figured out that that German tuner crap isn’t selling, so they went back to the basics. I can’t live without my AMG’s, so this C63 S63 E63 is a no-brainer for me. Love seeing the E-Klasse getting some recognition at last.

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Call it the beast from the blue hell. With so many competitors making the AMG GT R (still waiting for yours, AUTOart), they pretty much had to offer it in a unique color to avoid redundancy. I’m on the fence with this one - as a model, it certainly looks better than the Norev or the Minichamps, minus the opening features. The color may be what pushes me over the edge.

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Another one I’m on the fence about is this Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE. It looks good, really good actually - just not sure I want to dive head-on into muscle cars yet. But the more I look at it, the more I want it.

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Fine, I’ll get it.

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Then there’s this modified Jag by Lister. Seriously cool-looking car. Doesn’t fit my collection, but I imagine a lot of you will love it.

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And then there were two.

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Also this weird-looking thing.

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And a recolor of the Ford GT yet again. They seriously don’t run out of these, do they? I just saw this exact one at the auto show last week, but that won’t make me want this one.

PSA: Modelissimo has the yellow and silver ones by Top Speed for 60 Euros each.

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Finally, we’ve come to the most irrelevant model of the bunch. Why spend a hundred bucks on this when you can get the Maisto for $13?

Source: Diecastsociety