Newsletter 177: Fujimi vs Aoshima... Wanna bet?

Fujimi vs Aoshima... Wanna bet?

Fujimi vs Aoshima... Wanna bet?
Bet on your favourite manufacturer! Only until the end of April, get a 15% discount on all Fujimi and Aoshima scale kits using promocode FUJISHIMA on your order... And why that? :D

Just because the 6th Zaragoza Scale Modeling Contest is getting nearer, and of course SpotModel will go... all out!! As other times, we'll be performing a "quickie", but this time we will be pitting two kits of the same car one against the other: the McLarens F1 GTR Long Tail by both Fujimi and Aoshima... Who will win?

And to raise the temperature up before the combat, tell us your opinion on these kits at our Facebook page. We can guarantee that the battle will be... epic!!

Place your bets!!! :D

Fujimi: Figures set 1/20 scale - Pit crew pitwall stand C Set - plastic parts and assembly instructions

Fujimi Reference: FJ113326

Bring your Formula 1 dioramas to life using these figures and cabin designed by Fujimi. Remember that decals are NOT included.
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Aoshima: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail sponsored by Lark #44 - Masanori Sekiya + Keiichi Tsuchiya + Akihiko Nakaya - 24 Hours Le Mans 1997 - plastic model kit

Aoshima Reference: AOSH-007518

Aoshima delights us with a new version of the F1 GTR Long Tail racing at Le Mans, this time of the vehicle sponsored by Lark. The kit features a fully detailed engine, decals printed in Italy by Cartograf, masks for painting the window frames, and an infinite part listing for building one the most beautiful race cars of the 90s.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II #2 - Chris Amon + Bruce McLaren - 24 Hours Le Mans 1966 - photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Fujimi Reference: FJ126036

Here's the reedition of this classic Fujimi kit of the 1996 Le Mans 24 hours winner. A gorgeous machine in black colors, also including some photoetched parts. This kit does not allow you an open assembly for the doors or bonnet, and it does not include a detailed engine either.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Ford GT40 Mk II sponsored by Gulf #9, 10, 11 - Pedro Rodriguez + Lucien Bianchi, Paul Hawkins + David Hobbs, Brian Muir + Jackie Oliver - 24 Hours Le Mans 1968 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Fujimi Reference: FJ126050

Here's the reedition of this classic Fujimi kit of the winner of Le Mans 24 hours in 1968. A gorgeous machine in Gulf colours, that you can decorate with three different numbers. This kit does not allow you an open assembly for the door or bonnet, and it does not include a detailed engine either.
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Aoshima: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV Reiter Engineering Team 2010 - paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials and assembly instructions

Aoshima Reference: AOSH-063743

Here you have the scale model of the version of the Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV homologated to run in the FIA GT World Championship. The kit includes an exploded view with great detail, allowing the option of leaving the retractable doors open, and the set of decals, printed by Cartograf, allows you to recreate the version presented to the press at an event prior to the celebration of the 24 Spa Hours 2010.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail sponsored by West FM #49 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1995 - plastic model kit

Fujimi Reference: FJ126029

A new version of the McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail that raced at Le Mans 24 hours, that you can now build as you please with opened or closed doors. Fittings are very good, detailing is perfect, and the spectacular 5 spoke rims make this a very interesting kit.
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Aoshima: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV Reiter Engineering Team sponsored by Blancpain #24, 25 - Peter Kox + Christopher Haase, Frank Kechele + Ricardo Zonta - FIA GT Championship, SPA Francorchamps 2010 - paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials and assembly instructions

Aoshima Reference: AOSH-00717

Here you have the version of the Lamborghini Murcilago R-SV of the Reiter Engineering team, winner of the SPA Francorchamps race of the GT1 World Championship in 2010. The model includes, in addition to a really careful exploded view, which allows you to leave the doors open to show its detailed inside, an impressive decal sheet printed by Cartograf. When you finish assembling it... you won't be able to avoid looking at it every day!
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail sponsored by Marlboro #6 - Owen Jones + Pierre-Henri Raphanel + David Brabham - BPR Global GT Series Zhuhai 1996 - plastic model kit

Fujimi Reference: FJ126012

A new version of the hugely popular McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail that raced at the Chinese circuit of Zhuhai with the Marlboro logos. During the assembly, you can decide whether to build it with open or closed doors. WARNING!! Marlboro decals are NOT included in this kit.
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Aoshima: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail - Test version 1997 - plastic model kit

Aoshima Reference: 007495

Aoshima introduces us the first version of the McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail, used during the preseason tests. The kit features a fully detailed engine, Italy printed decals by Cartograf, masks for painting window frames, and an infinite parts break up for building one of the most beautiful race cars of the 90s.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail sponsored by Gulf #24 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1995 - plastic model kit

Fujimi Reference: FJ125992

Here's the McLaren F1 GTR Short Tail sponsored by Gulf that raced at Le Mans 24 hours in 1995, a metallic blue beauty that flew over the asphalt. This kit allows allows you both an open or closed door assembly. Fittings are very good, detailing is perfect, and the 5 spoke rims are awesome.
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Aoshima: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV SuperVeloce - plastic model kit

Aoshima Reference: 007082

A new Murcielago by Aoshima, this time the "enhanced version" featuring aerodynamic improvements and redesigned air intakes. Inside the box, you have 11 sprues packed with transparent, black, white and chromed plastic parts for building this gorgeous scale model car.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Mercedes Benz AMG C-Class sponsored by Sonax Tabac #3, 4 - Roland Asch + Bernd Schneider - DTM 1994 - plastic model kit

Fujimi Reference: FJ062471

If you like DTM, don't miss this classic Fujimi kit of the car that dropped all our jaws in 1994. Beyond any doubts, the best part of the kit are the rims, just as gorgeous as its decals.
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Beemax Model Kits: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Toyota Celica GT-Four ST165 sponsored by Repsol #1 - Juha Kankkunen + Juha Piironen - Australian Rally 1989 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and does NOT include tobacco sponsor decals

Beemax Model Kits Reference: B24001

Here you have the first version of the Beemax scale model of the Toyota Celica GT-Four ST165, with the version used by Juha Kankkunen in the Australian Rally, and where the Toyota Celica achieved its first victory in the World Rally Championship. Remember that the kit does not include the decals with tobacco advertising, although it does include some useful masks for painting the glass frames.
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Fujimi: Car scale model kit 1/24 scale - Ferrari F430 Challenge - plastic model kit

Fujimi Reference: FJ12560

Fujimi brings us a classic Ferrari in racetrack version to build either an immaculate sponsor-free version, or for using any of the third-party decorations available. The kit includes anti-roll bars, sport steering wheel, bucket seats, bonnet pins and racing bodywork.
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