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Tom wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:11 am
Nice, shame that there's no VW version.
Indeed, the VW Jetta is slightly bigger car and it's traditional sedan.
Rapid and Toledo seems to be pretty popular, at least here so VW version could've been a surprise hit. I too considered the Seat Toledo, pretty spacious car for it's price but ended up buying a Kia Rio.

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VW Golf Mk1 Hatchback vs Cabriolet.
Golf Hatchback is by Minichamps and Cabrio is by IXO:

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Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am 1982 vs Knight Rider KITT, which is based on 1982 Pontiac Trans-Am.
KITT is Hotwheels Elite model and Pontiac Trans-Am is by IXO:

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Love your photography! Looks like the Ixo Golf is a little wider than the MC, or is that my imagination?

The two Firebirds almost look like the same casting with some small mods, they're eerily similar in dimensions and overall shape.

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Tom wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 9:52 am
Love your photography! Looks like the Ixo Golf is a little wider than the MC, or is that my imagination?

The two Firebirds almost look like the same casting with some small mods, they're eerily similar in dimensions and overall shape.
Thank you :)
Haven't taken measurements, but I think the slightly lower grille & smaller headlights and higher rear end in IXO may make it look a bit wider perhaps?

There are some differencies between KITT and this Trans-Am metal body, so I tend to think IXO may have done completely new casting for this Trans-Am.
From what I've been reading, IXO seems to have now the license to produce official Knight Rider models, for example the big 1/8 partwork KITT model, so who knows, maybe we'll see new 1/43 KITT model as well from IXO at some point :)

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That would be one I'd add to my collection.

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Comparison shot between Pontiac Fiero and the Trans-Am:
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2nd gen Trans-Am vs 3rd gen Trans-Am:
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The Trans Am really stands out as a well done model.
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