Pillarless Coupe
pillarlesscoupe
9/12/19
1:31 AM
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Thanks. I can’t reply to comments 30% of the time without reloading the page, but Kinja let me make 24 consecutive post with nary a glitch. I probably would have given up if it did.

9/11/19
5:23 PM
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I bought this way back when as a wheel donor for another 993, but I liked the color so much in person I had to abandon that plan.

9/11/19
5:16 PM
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I’m missing red as well. I’ve resigned myself to not getting it either. I just checked ebay, and there’s one at $136 with almost 2 days to go. For comparison there is a silver one with a $99 BIN.

9/11/19
5:05 PM
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Wheel swaps on Autoart’s aren’t easy. They use basically the same mounting system as everybody else, but they glue the wheels, so the odds are high that you’ll destroy the wheels taking them off the model.

9/11/19
5:00 PM
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The Maisto 996s and their 997 Carrera S are some good models. I wanted to feature one of them but didn’t have any good pics.

9/11/19
12:19 AM
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That’s inflation for you. But it’s not uncommon for formerly discounted and unpopular models to increase in value once they finally sell out.

9/1/19
10:23 PM
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I’m with you on this. Coming from plastic kits, the composite models feel perfectly natural to me. I don’t think AUTOart has delivered on the promise of composites advantages consistently though, which gives support to those who feel diecast is superior. But as I sit here knowing my old Kyoshos and some Minichamps are

8/20/19
5:31 PM
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I don’t have any, but I’ve been recently singing the praises of the 24th scale. To me it is perfect middle ground between the detail you can get from 1/18 and small size of 1/43, while typically being cheaper than both. I’ve really impressed with what I’ve seen Welly doing in that space. The downside is most models

8/20/19
5:19 PM
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A car that time forgot indeed. I used to see these on the road when they were new, but I don’t know the last time I saw one. It doesn’t help that the 203 chassis wasn’t one of MB’s best efforts.

8/14/19
2:41 PM
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Why did you have to buy this? And then post pics? LS’ pre-production pics left me cold, and I was prepared to let it pass by, but now I got some thinkin’ to do. 

7/20/19
1:33 AM
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Nice review. I have this as well in light metallic blue, but I wish I had gotten the green as that color combo just screams 70's.

6/25/19
5:37 PM
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For their hobby editions, they are usually in the low $100 range, Bentleys and Rolls Royces excluded. But most of the dealer edition BMWs can be had for under $65. That is not the normal price, but as Sn210 mentioned, they are on clearance. Right now this includes the M4, M6, 6GC, X4, X5, and old M5. BMW doesn’t show

6/25/19
3:37 PM
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Fellow big personal luxury coupe fan checking in. I too am glad MB and BMW haven’t abandoned the segment, even if I can’t afford one.  Paragon did quite well with their Bimmers, and the M6 is probably the best of the bunch. The prices you can find these for is a fantastic deal, and I’m trying hard not to add another

6/18/19
3:40 PM
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Congrats. It feels pretty cool to have a model of your own car. Like you, I’ve been close, but so far an exact match has eluded me.

6/8/19
11:43 PM
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I think $30 is a pretty good deal, but you should certainly have no problem getting one for under $50.