The Bella Donna Collection

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by GBOAC002 » Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:09 am

Of course. My apologies. Sack cloth and ashes plus 50 lashes for me on that one... Well spotted Julio!

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Alfaholic » Sun Dec 20, 2015 5:59 am

Great group of De Tomasos. I really like the pure lines of the original Pantera, but the Mangusta would be my favourite. I had the red (orange?) and white Dinky one as a kid, but unfortunately it got lost when we moved to Australia in the late 70s.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by reeft1 » Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:40 pm

Earlier in this thread I make a half hearted effort to defend my purchase of a Pagani Huayra. I mentioned at that time that I prefered it to the Zonda which had had too many hits with the ugly stick.

I have therefore confused myself with why I've decided to invest in a Spark Pagani Zonda Revolucion. I can only conclude, that on occaisions, being as mad as a bag of snakes trumps general ugliness when it comes to cars.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by scalainj » Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:54 am

Certainly is a long way from the original design
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Tom » Wed Dec 30, 2015 4:40 am

Good grief, that is a mess! However, it is a nice sign of the times and as such deserves to be in the collection.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by thetrooper » Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:30 pm

I like the Zonda much more than the Huyaaaaarh. That version is wild and I love it.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Arvid » Sun Jan 10, 2016 2:22 pm

just loved the de tomaso group

reminded me I forget to start vision series huh
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by reeft1 » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:15 pm

I've gone a bit Alfa mad recently. Lots of nice cars to choose from, but this mini selection of personal favourites were added to my collection since the start of the year.

M4 Alfa Romeo Brera Competition
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Minichamps Alfa Romeo GTV6
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M4 Alfa Romeo Autodelta 156 GTA
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Spark Alfa Romeo 4C
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by DeadCanDanceR » Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:04 pm

Nice! :)

That GTV6 is my favourite.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Tom » Sat Feb 20, 2016 3:06 pm

Love them all, but the GTV and 4C are on my wish list. Excellent.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Alfaholic » Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:12 pm

reeft1 wrote:I've gone a bit Alfa mad recently. Lots of nice cars to choose from, but this mini selection of personal favourites were added to my collection since the start of the year.
Nothing wrong with that - thrte's nothing "mad" about liking Alfas......... Is there!

It will be no surprise that I like them all - it is always good to see a GTV, and the Brera also stands out for me.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by David MG » Sun Feb 21, 2016 1:31 am

Nice Alfas. I have still to get a 4C.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by GBOAC002 » Sun Feb 21, 2016 5:02 am

x2. Except I still can't bring myself to liking strange anorexic looking 4C after the gorgeous nicely rounded 8C Competizione.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by JSB33 » Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:08 am

Brera is gorgeous!
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by reeft1 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:43 pm

Thanks for the nice comments about the Brera.

Alfa Romeo Sprint 1500 Quadrafoglio Verde 1984 - Kess - I love the bright green carpets on this car :lol:

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by DeadCanDanceR » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:19 pm

Nice looking model! :)
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by David MG » Tue Mar 08, 2016 1:01 am

DeadCanDanceR wrote:Nice looking model! :)
X2
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Alfaholic » Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:52 am

Very nice - the colour suits this car/model well especially with the green (QV) highlights.
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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by GBOAC002 » Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:53 am

Preferred this before they attached the black plastic cladding.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Tom » Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:54 am

Very nice. Shame the 1:1s have all but disappeared...

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by reeft1 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:05 am

A cheap and cheerful partswork of the Alfa Montreal

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by Tom » Sun Mar 27, 2016 7:53 am

Looks to be a good upgrade for mine, will keep an eye out. Great colour for it too.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by GBOAC002 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:08 am

It's a pity they didn't go just a little bit further with the indents required for bonnet and rear side air inlets. Nice wheels and colour.

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Re: The Bella Donna Collection

Post by reeft1 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:18 pm

Agreed - would need to go for a minichamps for that extra casting detail

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