Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Corgi Juniors 1:64 NSU RO80 Rotary Powered Goodness

Rotary engines are magnificent things. Madza wasn’t the only automobile manufacturer that saw potential in Felix Wankel’s high-revving rotary engine design. West German firm NSU put this amazing beast on the road from 1967 to 1977.

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Forward tilt hood reveals the rotary amazing-ness.

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Amazing aero profile. <3

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This particular cast has a wonderful feature. The base is practically seamless with the top half of the cast. They join precisely at the lower molding/door line and it looks terrific!

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NSU was acquired by Volkswagen group in 1969 and merged into Auto Union to create the modern day Audi as we know it today.

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