Hello! Today I will be talking about the Hotwheels RLC exclusive Gulf Porsche 993 gt2. But first, some info on the 1:1:

GT2 was the racing version of the Turbo. By the mid 1990s most of the sanctioning bodies of road racing had placed severe limitations if not outright bans on the use all-wheel drive systems, due in part to Audi’s earlier success in campaigning their various Quattro cars in touring car races around the globe, to Porsche’s 959 and its racing version the Porsche 961, and in part to the Nissan Skyline.*

It was in this atmosphere that in order to take their turbo-engined 993 racing, Porsche created the rear drive GT2. The deletion of the front drivetrain also brought with it the benefit of significant weight savings to the competition car. To qualify the car for racing a limited number of street GT2s were created for homologation purposes, which are now highly prized and valued by Porsche 993 collectors.*

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The interior treatment of the GT2 is similar to that of the sibling Carrera RS. On the exterior, the fenders of the Turbo have been cut back and replaced with bolt-on plastic pieces in order to accommodate large racing tires and to help ease the repairs of damage to the fenders that are an often reoccurring event in auto racing.*

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Overall, it is one of my best hotwheels, or maybe even my Grail. It’s got a metal chassis, and real riders that say Firestone on the side. Sadly, the QC on this is typical hotwheels. Where the Orange and blue meet, there is a bad overspray problem. The model is very nice, but for $19.99 + S&H, it is quite expensive.

See the overspray by the door?

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Look near where the rear fender orang joins with the blue. See the overspray?

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What amazes me is that that there is this much detail on a factory HW. The second thing is that it is not spectraflame, it is pastel blue. Apparently there might actually be a 1:1 just like this. I hope you like it! Auf Wiedershen!

*information from Wikipedia

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