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Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Jager » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:49 am

Spark have thrown up a surprise by making the 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette available at Le Mans this week. It's unclear if this is a special limited edition like some of the premium Le Mans only BAM releases, or if it will be a general release.

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It hasn't take long for these to hit eBay already in France (at Euro 179 each :shock: :shock: :shock: ).
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by reeft1 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:04 am

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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by LUW » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:28 pm

The car is really nice. The price is ridiculous.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Jager » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:03 pm

Let's hope its a regular release (at regular prices). I'm thinking it might be because the limited edition models are usually numbered on the plinth which this isn't.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by JSB33 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:10 pm

Not bad, nothing wrong with it that a good paint job couldn't cure.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Jager » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:49 am

John from SPR checked with Spark for me, but unfortunately its bad news.
"This is an exclusive model from our France distributor."
I think this is pretty disappointing decision from Spark for such a sought after car. Great if you live in Europe, but they're making it almost impossible for collectors who live on the other side of the world .
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Serafa » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:52 am

Maybe there is still hope, Ian. I've seen Spark releasing exclusive models intially ordered as exclusive models by local distributors. Some of the Raceland gold edition models appeared on CK website last week, after several months they were released at Raceland.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by LUW » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:38 am

Maybe the culprit is not Spark but the artist/team or whoever has a say in merchandising and want the model to be exclusive.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Jager » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:45 am

I had a look on a few French websites (BAM and Dan Toys) and they don't list the Corvette (yet). Anyone know anyone who is at the track and who could pick up a few of these for us ?
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Serafa » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:14 am

According to Spark Instagram account, the 2019 Porsche Project 1 Art Car is also available for sale at Le Mans this year. They have only 100 units.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:51 am

Serafa wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:14 am
According to Spark Instagram account, the 2019 Porsche Project 1 Art Car is also available for sale at Le Mans this year. They have only 100 units.
Oh yes....75 Euros each too , great price

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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Jager » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:19 pm

Euro 75 at the track this week is better than Euro 175 on eBay next week.
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Re: Spark 2017 Larbre Art Car Corvette

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:40 pm

Jager wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:19 pm
Euro 75 at the track this week is better than Euro 175 on eBay next week.
Higher ..... and be careful with this early versions!

Like the special livery Porsche last year, this also has mistakes on the decals on the front bumper. Sponsors are on the opposite way

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