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Teutonic Tuesday: Noch ein schneller Käfer

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If you can’t beat them, join them. Seeing that everyone has been posting Porsches here on Tuesday, I thought I might as well join today. And what we have here is my (and everyone else’s) favourite iteration of the 911 - the Carrera RS with the famous Duck tail.

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Normally I like my Porsches spoiler free, luftgekühlt and narrow bodied. But for this one, I am willing to make an exception.

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This model is a Solido (1/43) from the mid 1970s - and it was the pride of my small but growing collection for many years as a youngster. It was right up front in the glass cabinet I had at the time.

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At the time, I was a bit disappointed that I couldn’t find it in a different colour - these were the pre-internet days and choices were extremely limited. But that golden-brown color has grown on me a lot over the years. I wouldn’t want to change it.

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And that’s all for today - let’s see how many Porsches will turn up today.

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