web-archive-uk.com


Web directory, archive
Search web-archive-uk.com:


Find domain in archive system:
web-archive-uk.com » UK » A » ANTICSONLINE.CO.UK

Total: 967

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Colin McRae - The Tribute Collection | Antics Online Model Shop
    R4 grabbed headlines on its public debut at the 2006 Goodwood Festival of Speed although at that point it had not been tested By early 2007 the R4 was road legal Motor Sports Association certified and being tested almost to destruction by McRae himself By that year s Festival it had been painted in McRae s corporate livery as modelled here and was used to open the event with Colin doing doughnuts in front of Goodwood House That weekend it completed many reliable and impressively fast runs on Goodwood s chalk surface rally special stage and was the undoubted star of the show with spectators loving its awesome grip and superb noise Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 92016 Price 26 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Focus World Rally Championship Monte Carlo Rally 2001 VA99900 Read more Stock Website 3 explain Prod Ref 84641 Price 23 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Skoda Fabia Turbo World Rally Championship Wales Rally of Great Britain 2005 VA99902 McRae proved his talent by competing to a high level in other forms of motor sport during 2004 and 2005 finishing 3rd in class in the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hour race driving a GTS Ferrari F550 However he was keen to rejoin the WRC and made a return to the sport at his home event aboard the Skoda Fabia modelled here Reunited with Nicky Grist Colin put in over 800 kilometres of testing in order to get up to speed after 18 months away from rallying They were soon on the pace and posted some impressive stage times on the way to a solid 7th place Read more Stock Available from shops Gloucester 1 explain Prod Ref 86435 Price 23 99 Antics Search Index Checkout

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/2100_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Vanguard Models at Special Prices | Antics Online Model Shop
    Back Diecast Vehicles Road Cars Corgi Vanguard 1 43 Scale Vanguard Models at Special Prices Colin McRae The Tribute Collection Vanguard Models at Special Prices Mini 50th Anniversary Classic Cars Modern Cars 1980 Onwards Vans and Commercial Vehicles Race and Rally Cars Police Vehicles Taxi s Hidden Treasures and Boy Racers Corgi 1 43 Antics on line with model shops in Stroud HQ Bristol Cardiff Gloucester Sheffield Plymouth Worcester and

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1885_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Mini 50th Anniversary | Antics Online Model Shop
    Corgi 1 43 Morris Mini Cooper MkI Peter Sellers VA02532 Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 78621 Price 20 99 Antics Search Index Checkout Back Diecast Vehicles Road Cars Corgi Vanguard 1 43 Scale Mini 50th Anniversary Colin McRae The Tribute Collection Vanguard Models at Special Prices Mini 50th Anniversary Classic Cars Modern Cars 1980 Onwards Vans and Commercial Vehicles Race and Rally Cars Police Vehicles Taxi s

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/2101_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Classic Cars | Antics Online Model Shop
    new design the dynamics of which were much praised when launched and featured a new floorpan suspension and engines Ford therefore tasked Uwe Bahnsen s team at their styling studio in Merkenich north of Cologne with updating the style of the car whilst retaining the same mechanical and structural components The result launched in early 1976 was the crisply styled Taunus TC2 Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 97842 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Volkswagen Golf MkI Series1 1 3 LS Marino Yellow VA12001 VW now one of the world s largest vehicle manufacturers were in trouble in the early 1970s Myriad attempts to replace the Beetle had failed leaving the company reliant on a 1930s design and in need of a new model Market research indicated that medium size hatchbacks were likely to be where future demand was greatest so the company developed one the Giugiaro styled Golf Announced in May 1974 the Golf was a thoroughly modern well built water cooled front wheel drive hatch which from the beginning managed to be both classless and chic over a million were sold in the first two years alone Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 81231 Price 14 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 Series 2 Lhasa Green RHD VA12009A Simon McNamara from Barnsley looked at over twenty Golf GTI MK1s before buying the car modelled on 3rd November 2001 from its first owner Dr Kenneth Fenwick of Worksop Simon was 21 and added to the car s then 80 000 miles by using it every day for a year before embarking on a bare metal restoration He fitted only genuine VW parts and with the exception of uprated discs and pads returned the car exactly to the condition it was in late 1982 when it left the factory in Wolfsburg Germany Since restoration the car has won over thirty trophies been featured in numerous magazines and books and borrowed by VW UK for promotional work Read more Stock Website 3 Available from shops Bristol 1 Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 92017 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 Series 2 Lhasa Green LHD VA12009B VW updated the iconic Golf GTI throughout its life as competitors such as Opel and Peugeot began to catch up with their own hot hatches In 1980 they introduced a new 5 speed manual gearbox improving both comfort on the motorway and fuel efficiency In 1982 a larger 1780cc engine was introduced adapted from the existing 1588cc engine to create the ultimate Golf GTI Mk1 Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 92018 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 MGB Vermillion VA13003 Manufactured on 8th August 1980 just over two months before production ceased the MGB modelled here was delivered to BL dealers Tannary Ltd of Thatto Heath near Liverpool but was not registered until the 1st August 1981 First owner Mrs G Howard used the MG until 1989 before passing it on locally to a second owner who because of ill health dry stored it until 2004 Spurr Classic Cars in Sheffield acquired the car in 2009 when it showed 22 000 miles and sold it to current owner Stephen Coltman an MG enthusiast from the Leeds area who re commissioned it and enjoys using this unusually original MGB for classic car events and leisurely drives on sunny days Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 94827 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Sebring Red VA13305A All 250 RS3100s were built at Halewood in November 1973 and were right hand drive The UK market received 200 examples and the Australian market 50 Read more Stock Available from shops Plymouth 2 Sheffield 2 explain Prod Ref 95987 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Sebring Red RHD Australian Export Model VA13305B While the UK market RS3100s were given a graphics package to match their spoilers and alloy wheels none of them had badges stating them to be an RS3100 in fact they all had boot badges saying Capri GT However the cars exported to Australia had a large RS3100 logo on both spoilers the front insignia being reversed so it can be read in a driving mirror Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 95988 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri MkI 3000GT Sapphire Blue VA13308 Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri MkI 3000GT Sapphire Blue VA13308 Originally registered as TUR 894M the GXL modelled here had only covered 56 000 miles when in late 1991 the engine bay and dashboard were completely burnt out when the then owner drove it with no air filter and the resulting carburettor blow back ignited the front of the car The damage did not deter the current owner Vince Judge a train driver from Essex who bought the wreck at a salvage auction for 20 plus 5 29 costs in April 1992 as he specifically wanted the more luxurious GXL with its distinctive quad headlight front and rear opening quarter lights He then embarked on a herculean restoration which would eventually take seventeen years and three house m oves to complete Read more Stock Available from shops Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 97109 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW E30 Alpina C2 5 Convertible Brilliant Red VA13700 Engineering student Burkard Bovensiepen began tuning BMWs in 1962 and was so successful that by 1964 BMW were honouring their warranty on cars he d modified He created ALPINA in 1965 and by 1968 was running a successful BMW racing team Read more Stock Website 8 Available from shops Bristol 1 Cardiff 1 Coventry 1 Gloucester 1 Plymouth 1 Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 93229 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Austin Cooper Launch Brochure Car 50th Anniversary of the Mini Cooper VA02535 The Austin Seven Cooper modelled is presented as it appeared on the front of the car s original launch brochure However it never actually existed in quite this form as new research carried out by The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust and the Mini Cooper Register has revealed The picture used on the brochure s front cover was taken at Goodwood in late April 1961 and shows members of the Cooper F1 team including their young driver Bruce McLaren preparing the Indianapolis Cooper Climax T54 whilst a new Austin Seven Cooper is admired The Farina Grey and Black Austin Seven Cooper used KEL 236 is believed to actually be the Morris Mini Cooper prototype 126 LWL The number plate was changed specially for the photo shoot However the original photographs show the car was fitted with a normal Austin badge the Austin Cooper badge the car is wearing in the brochure was airbrushed in by the art department as it had not been produced when the picture was taken Read more Stock Available from shops Gloucester 1 explain Prod Ref 86418 Price 15 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Morris Oxford Series VI Sir Winston Churchill Smoke Grey VA05406 The car modelled here was Winston Churchill s second Oxford Series VI and is believed to be the last car to carry his name in its log book It was despatched from BMC s Cowley factory to dealers Caffyns of Eastbourne on the 23rd March 1964 and registered to Chartwell Manor in Kent on 12th May in his name The car passed to Sir Winston s widow Baroness Clementine Spencer Churchill after his death and then to Ruth Clutten who worked for the family In March 2013 the long time owners Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd decided to sell the car at Morris Leslie Vehicle Auctions in Perthshire it was purchased by an anonymous private collector for 51 000 Read more Stock Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 95986 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Cortina Mk4 2 0 Ghia Jupiter Red RHD UK VA11910A Corgi 1 43 Ford Cortina Mk4 2 0 Ghia Jupiter Red RHD UK VA11910A Known as Gina after the TV programme Gina I ve got a Cortina from the song of the same name the Cortina modelled was originally purchased from Ford dealers Peterborough Motors of New Road Peterborough on 19th March 1979 by farmer Arthur Lindsey who was then 70 years old and had ordered the car three months previously It cost 4389 57 which included 326 23 vehicle tax 321 45 VAT and 18 50 number plates Being the luxurious Ghia Gina featured tan velour seats a vinyl roof interior wood trim and an AM FM radio The only extras were Jupiter Red metallic paint at 24 26 plus 2 02 tax and an underseal treatment which has helped to preserve the car in perfect condition Read more Stock Available from shops Cardiff 1 explain Prod Ref 97841 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 VW Golf L Mk1 Series 1 Lofoten Green VA12005 Read more Stock Available from shops Gloucester 1 explain Prod Ref 88366 Price 18 99 More info Corgi 1 43 MINI Clubman 1100 Black Japanese VA13502B Although not officially sold by the manufacturer in the Japanese market until 1985 the Mini became a cult car in Japan In fact in 1992 when the Mini was a 33 year old design 26 9 of all production was going to Japan which was well over 10 000 cars The UK market was only taking 22 8 at the time Read more Stock Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 95979 Price 20 90 stock info Corgi 1 43 Austin Mini Se7en Deluxe Farina Grey The 4th Oldest Surviving Mini VA01316 Austin Mini Se7en Deluxe Farina Grey The 4th Oldest Surviving Mini Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 98844 Price 24 99 stock info Corgi 1 43 Morris Mini Cooper Mk1 Tweed Grey and Old English White VA02537 Vanguard VO02537 Morris Mini Cooper Mk1 Tweed Grey and Old English White Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery Feb 20 explain Prod Ref 98845 Price 24 99 stock info Corgi 1 43 Corgi 60th Austin Mini Cooper Mk1 Surf Blue VA02538 Corgi 60th Austin Mini Cooper Mk1 Surf Blue Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 98839 Price 14 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Austin Allegro Series 2 1500 Special Reynard Metallic VA04514 Austin Allegro Series 2 1500 Special Reynard Metallic The Allegro modelled was originally purchased from BL dealers Heartlands of Kidlington Oxfordshire on 1 st February 1977 by Mr J Allen He kept it for over twenty years and covered a low annual mileage In 2010 it was acquired by Allegro enthusiast Ian Cole who replaced the damaged engine with one from a similar car and sold it reluctantly in 2012 It is now owned by Allegro Club International member John Howard from Warwickshire who saw the car on eBay and having once owned a Mini in the same colour fell in love and bought it on impulse It has still only covered around 50 000miles and remains in very good basically original condition Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery Feb 20 explain Prod Ref 98846 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Morris Oxford Series VI Deep Pink VA05408 Morris Oxford Series VI Deep Pink The British Motor Corporation was created in 1952 by the merger of long time competitors Austin and Morris leaving many towns with competing dealers franchised to sell only two or three of their now six marques Chairman Leonard Lord devised the concept of badge engineering the 1959 1 5 litre Farina styled Austin A55 Mk2 Cambridge into five different versions Austin Cambridge A55 MK2 Morris Oxford Series V Wolseley 15 60 MG Magnette Mk3 and Riley 4 68 so every dealer had a vehicle to sell to their often brand loyal customers The whole range was updated and restyled in late 1961 and remained in production until 1971 by which time over a million of all types had been produced Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery May 20 explain Prod Ref 98847 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Corgi 60th Morris Minor 1000 Highway Yellow VA05808 Corgi 60th Morris Minor 1000 Highway Yellow The Morris Minor was launched at the 1948 London Motor Show Britain s first since the cessation of hostilities alongside another legend the Jaguar XK120 In its original form it used a 918cc sidevalve engine and its headlights were mounted low in the grille Foreign market legislation forced the lights up into pods on the wings in 1951 and then when Morris Motors merged with Austin in 1952 to create BMC the Minor received the Austin designed 803cc A Series engine This was updated to create the single screen Minor 1000 in 1956 The Minor was Alec Issigonis first complete car design and possessed extremely surefooted handling which was many years ahead of its competitors Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 98840 Price 14 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Morris Marina 1 8 TC Jubilee Citron VA06310 Morris Marina 1 8 TC Jubilee Citron Morris Motors was founded in Cowley Oxford in 1913 when bicycle manufacturer William Morris launched his first car the Oxford Bullnose In order to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee Morris produced a special edition Marina 1 8 TC 4 door costing 1 500 which was 362 more than a standard TC One was supplied to every BL dealer in the UK for the M registration of 1 st August 1973 All were in a new colour Citron and featured a black vinyl roof black door mirrors dual layer black pinstripe navy blue cloth seats Sundym glass front fog lights citron trimmed grille side repeaters and Jubilee wing badges The Marina Owners Club believes only 5 roadworthy examples of the 2000 produced remain Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery Mar 20 explain Prod Ref 98848 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Corgi 60th Rover P6 3500 VIP Brasilia VA06519 Corgi 60th Rover P6 3500 VIP Brasilia In October 1963 Rover announced their compact 2000 model often known colloquially by its codename P6 It was an all new design featuring a unit construction base skeleton covered by bolt on body panels independent front suspension using horizontal coil springs de Dion rear suspension and four wheel disc brakes giving it class leading dynamics Its radical exterior and interior styling was by David Bache and its pioneering passenger safety cell contributed to it becoming the first ever European Car of The Year in 1964 Rover s General Motors derived all aluminium V8 was offered as a more powerful option in April 1968 finally giving the P6 the power its chassis had always warranted Production of the P6 ceased in 1977 Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 98842 Price 14 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 4 2 SWB Black Tulip VA08620 Corgi 1 43 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 4 2 SWB Black Tulip VA08620 Jaguar XJ6 KYP 1K is the only example produced in one of British Leyland s most unusual and attractive 1970s colours Black Tulip It was ordered in this fetching shade by Mr H R Sharland whose wife it is believed had an identically coloured MGB However Jaguar which had by this time been part of the conglomerate for four years was famously independent and listed the car s colour in their company records as a special order in Roman Purple although it is and has always been BL Black Tulip Read more Stock Pre Order Website 0 explain Prod Ref 97833 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Daimler Sovereign Series 1 4 2 Willow Green VA08805 Daimler Sovereign Series 1 4 2 Willow Green Jaguar s MD and founding father Sir William Lyons orchestrated the purchase of Daimler from the BSA group by Jaguar Cars in May 1960 Commercially this was a sensible deal as Jaguar needed more factory space which they got and Daimler in comparison were under utilizing their premises Jaguar also received the compact 2 5 litre Edward Turner designed V8 which when fitted to the Mk2 bodyshell produced a profitable car different in character to the Jaguar on which it was based Jaguar was also able to put a stop to Daimler s SP250 Dart sports car and its projected replacement which although modest in comparison could have stolen sales from the soon to be announced E type Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery Apr 20 explain Prod Ref 98851 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Rover SD1 3500 Vitesse Targa Red VA09011 The twin plenum TP Rover Vitesse was built to homologate a more efficient intake system which had been developed by Lotus for motor sport use It is believed less than 700 were built in total Rover quoted the same power and performance for the TP cars but owners feel that the larger volume intake pipes wasted valve stems and other changes improve throttle response and acceleration so TP examples of the SD1 Vitesse are now sought after Read more Stock Pre Order Website 0 explain Prod Ref 95995 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Escort Mk1 1300E Amber Gold VA09518 Corgi 1 43 Ford Escort Mk1 1300E Amber Gold VA09518 The E for Executive badge so successful on the Mk2 Cortina 1600E was revived to create a luxury Escort aimed at buyers downsizing in the fuel conscious early seventies Officially launched on 1st March 1973 the 1300E was based on the 1300GT and used the GT s mildly tuned engine close ratio gearbox six dial dash disc brakes and rectangular headlamps The interior featured American cherry veneer cappings on the doors dashboard and glovebox while externally a black vinyl roof chrome driving lights side repeaters and an AVO

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1527_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Modern Cars 1980 Onwards | Antics Online Model Shop
    as expected perhaps because it was a later addition to the market and had no motor sport pedigree Rare today the example modelled here is owned by Cavalier Turbo Owners Club organiser Allan Kendall from Aberdeen and has spent its entire life in Scotland Allan has carried out comprehensive restoration work since acquiring it in 2005 including undoing some poorly executed performance modifications Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Cardiff 1 explain Prod Ref 95996 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Opel Vectra A Turbo Diamant Schwarz Deutschland VA13106B Conscious of the Sierra Cosworth s success Opel launched a high performance four wheel drive version of the Vectra in 1992 Well equipped but subtle and discreet it was not as overtly sporting as the Cosworth but matched its pace and traction whilst undercutting Ford s market leader by several thousand pounds However it never sold as well as expected perhaps because it was a later addition to the market and had no motor sport pedigree Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 95997 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra MK2 GTE 16v Steel Grey VA13200 The ultimate incarnation of GM s teardrop Mk2 Astra was the 1988 16 valve GTE modelled here It was a fiercely fast hot hatch loud and raw whilst VW s rival Golf GTI 16v was polished and sophisticated The GTE appealed to buyers who liked their steak rare and their dashboard digital The 2 litre Family 2 engine was fitted with a Cosworth developed 16 valve twin cam cylinder head to become the KBA or red top and meant this lightweight 1006kg had blistering real world pace especially above 4000rpm that eclipsed its on paper figures Severe torque steer and brakes that could barely match the performance just added to the fun of the hottest of the hot hatches Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Gloucester 1 explain Prod Ref 54769 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra 1 6 SR Carmine Red VA13203 Featuring uprated suspension lattice steel rims Plaid Sport cloth trim colour keyed fleece carpet and a grey foil lower body the SR offered sporting style for only 6 400 The rev hungry carburettor fed engine produced most of its power above 4 000rpm and to the detriment of refinement the SR had a low ratio final drive to better exploit this and its light 940kg weight Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Gloucester 1 Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 93226 Price 26 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra Mk2 GTE 16 Valve Leather Edition Champion Bordeaux Red VA13205A The Leather Edition featured anthracite leather trim on the door panels and Recaro seats plus bizarrely the leather symbol or hidemark on its external badges For 17 303 a premium of approximately 1500 it also offered unique 15 alloy wheels and pearlescent red coachwork Advertised as a limited edition it is believed around 250 were sold in the UK although it was only supplied to and advertised by dealers in the London area As it was announced shortly after Astra GTE mounted John Cleland s overall victory in the 1989 BTCC it s often colloquially called an Astra Champion but the marketing made no mention of racing the car was sold under the tagline Hide Sleek Read more Stock Website 8 Available from shops Bristol 3 Cardiff 4 Coventry 1 Gloucester 1 explain Prod Ref 95982 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW E30 325i Sport M Tech 1 Lachs Silver VA13400 Vanguard VA13400 1 43rd Scale Diecast BMW 325i in Silver The 325i modelled started its working life in April 1987 as a BMW UK press and publicity car and was featured in numerous magazine articles In 2008 after 13 owners and 174 000 miles it was bought by Southampton based BMW enthusiast David Thomas for a bargain price because of its poor condition Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Cardiff 1 Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 93224 Price 20 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW 325i Coupe E30 Sport M Tech 1 Dolphin Grey RHD UK VA13402A The 325i modelled was first registered on 11th September 1987 in the North East and remained in use until 2003 when fuel pump failure led to the car being stood up unrepaired and unloved However it was eventually bought by local scrap yard owner Andy Morton of Andy s Autos who spotting its rarity put it into a container where it remained for 10 years Enthusiast Carl Morgan from Middlesbrough happened to casually mention to him one day that he was looking for an E30 325i Sport and this led to the car being exhumed He purchased the basically sound and complete but very shabby example in 2012 and has embarked on a restoration Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 97845 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 VW Golf Mk2 1 3C Nevada Beige RHD VA13602A The Golf Mk1 revived VW s fortunes finally proving the future was not rear engined or air cooled and was a major reason why VW s turnover increased from DM 16 982 million in 1973 to DM 40 089 million in 1983 Replacing it could have been difficult but wisely VW opted for a conservative evolution which addressed the earlier car s shortcomings while still seeming familiar The Mk2 was announced in August 1983 and when replaced by the Mk3 in 1991 VW had sold over 13 million Golfs of all types worldwide 7 million of which were Mk2s Beige 1 3Cs sold in large numbers but few have survived so they are rare in the retro car scene Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Bristol 1 Cardiff 1 Gloucester 1 Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 95992 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 VW Golf Mk2 1 3C Nevada Beige LHD Deutschland VA13602B The Golf Mk1 revived VW s fortunes finally proving the future was not rear engined or air cooled and was a major reason why VW s turnover increased from DM 16 982 million in 1973 to DM 40 089 million in 1983 Replacing it could have been difficult but wisely VW opted for a conservative evolution which addressed the earlier car s shortcomings while still seeming familiar The Mk2 was announced in August 1983 and when replaced by the Mk3 in 1991 VW had sold over 13 million Golfs of all types worldwide 7 million of which were Mk2s Beige 1 3Cs sold in large numbers but few have survived so they are rare in the retro car scene Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 95993 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW E30 325i Motorsport Convertible Macau Blue RHD VA13701A The E30 was the second generation of BMW s popular 3 Series range and was announced at the end of 1982 However the convertible which was built in house by BMW unlike the previous model was not announced until 1985 Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 95983 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW E30 325i Motorsport Cabrio Azul Macao Espana VA13701C BMW s second generation E30 3 Series was launched in late 1982 and offered customers a larger range than the previous E21 This encompassed an in house built full Cabriolet as well as the Touring estate the 325 IX all wheel drive and the legendary M3 which was developed for motor sport use Towards the end of E30 production BMW produced a limited run of only 250 Motorsport Technology Edition Cabriolets as modelled here The cars featured sport seats MSport Suspension a subtle M Tech 2 bodykit and a limited slip differential but used the standard 325i engine They were only available in the motor sport range of colours all of which were named after racing circuits Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 95985 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Lotus Esprit S2 Black Gold World Champion Edition VA14201 Read more Stock Available from shops Cardiff 1 Plymouth 1 explain Prod Ref 97119 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Peugeot 309 1 9 GTI Mk2 Miami Blue VA11603 Although also produced in France when launched in 1985 the 309 was the first Peugeot badged car to be built in Coventry at Ryton on Dunsmore the former Rootes Group plant originally built under the wartime shadow factory scheme It replaced the Talbot Horizon Solara and Alpine on the British production lines and 837 520 examples were produced world wide before production ceased in 1993 Based on the 205 floorpan but stretched by 330mm the 309GTI is famed for its brilliant ride and handling balance Many felt that the minor 70kg weight penalty of the bigger car was a price worth paying for its improved stability Read more Stock Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 86423 Price 17 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Peugeot 205 GTI 1 9 Black 1FM VA12706A To celebrate Radio 1 s 25th birthday in 1992 Peugeot produced 25 black 1FM special edition 205GTIs to raise money for the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Centre www nordoff robbins org uk Their 17 000 price included a 5 000 donation to the charity and each car s limited edition number was featured on a brass plaque under the driver s door catch As well as 1FM decals and mats they were highly specified with black leather seats with green stitching PAS ABS air conditioning and grey Speedline alloys Clarion supplied a top of the range CD stereo multichanger and custom built acoustic parcel shelf The cars featured in Radio 1 events during the summer of 1992 and the station gave one away as a competition prize Read more Stock Available from shops Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 92012 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW 318i E30 Design Convertible Neon Green VA13702 The convertible version of the E30 went into production in right hand drive form in June 1986 six months after the left hand drive domestic models It was initially only offered with 6 cylinder engines but in response to customer demand the more economical 4 cylinder 1800cc engine was added This was followed in April 1991 by the 318i Design Convertible edition which although developed by the Motorsport division was a purely cosmetic exercise using the standard 318i mechanical package Made in limited numbers and offered in just two metallic colours Neon Blue or Neon Green it featured BBS cross spoked alloy wheels anthracite sports seats and other extras which at under 20 000 made it a very attractive showroom proposition The engineering and design development of the E30 convertible s hood was done by Shaer Waechter of Dusseldorf who succeeded in designing a mechanism that BMW approved for factory production despite previous contractors Baur and Karmann submitting proposals Engineers dubbed the hood s folding action top dead centre and had to support the hood frame with six transverse hood bars and seven longitudinal side bars A total of 28 Teflon seated bearings were used on this large 4 seater s hood which were claimed to be life long maintenance free and gave the hand operated mechanism which packed neatly away under a panel behind the rear seats a very smooth easy to use action Power operated systems were developed later but the initial sophisticated and very watertight design remained Read more Stock Available from shops Cardiff 1 explain Prod Ref 97851 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Lotus Esprit S1 White Last S1 off the Production Line VA14200 Esprit 7805 0381G the last S1 left the Hethel production line in Norfolk on 23rd May 1978 It was delivered to dealer The Norfolk Motor Company and purchased by a dentist from Falkenham near Ipswich in Suffolk who took ownership on 1st August 1978 the first day of the T registration It passed through nine owners before in 2009 a very high standard restoration was started by the then owner This included a body off respray as well as rebuilding the engine gearbox steering and suspension Surrey based dealer Scott Walkers acquired the car unfinished in 2011 and sold it to current owner Paul Murray a designer at Lotus who has since completed the restoration Read more Stock Available from shops Plymouth 2 explain Prod Ref 97118 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Escort Mk3 XR3 Caspian Blue VA11010 Ford Escort Mk3 XR3 Caspian Blue Ford created a new performance badge in November 1980 when they launched the XR3 the first of what became a range of XRs The example modelled was built in September 1982 and registered in October to Mr I C W Hulson by Ford dealers Appleyards in Newcastle under Lyme Mr J W Hockenhull acquired it in 1985 used it until 1993 then placed it in dry storage with 101 000 miles showing It was unearthed in 2008 and listed on eBay XR Owners Club Member Stuart Trowell from Burton on Trent who d wanted one since childhood was the winning bidder and he continues to enjoy his first and so far only XR3 Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery May 20 explain Prod Ref 98856 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Granada MkII 2 8i Ghia Imperial Red VA12410 Ford Granada MkII 2 8i Ghia Imperial Red Ford enthusiast and chairman of the Ford Granada MK1 Mk2 Drivers Guild Bryan Stone an HGV driver from Kent purchased the Granada modelled in late 1989 It was then just over six years old having been first registered on 1 st August 1983 by Ford dealers Coulters of Market Place Evesham Worcestershire the first owner being a bank manager who had it as his company car for three years Bryan purchased the car from a farmer it was filthy covered in farm muck had a flat battery and flat tyres but he felt it was right as soon as he sat in it parted with 2700 and has been gradually improving it since Read more Stock Next Warehouse Delivery Feb 20 explain Prod Ref 98860 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Fiesta XR2 Black RHD VA12508A The Fiesta was initially only available in Europe with engines smaller than 1 3 litres However because it had always been envisaged to be Ford s first global car the 1 6 litre Kent engine had been part of the car s engineering design specification from the start as the 1 3 litre car was just too slow for the US market Ford s Dunton based Special Vehicle Engineering exploited this to create a fun pocket rocket using a European version of the larger engine fitted with a performance cam and dual choke Weber DFT carburettor They also lowered the car by 25mm stiffened up the suspension added vented front disc brakes and low profile Pirelli P6 tyres on Wolfrace Sonic alloys Read more Stock Pre Order Website 0 explain Prod Ref 97107 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Fiesta Mk1 Festival Prarie Yellow VA12509 Ford Fiesta Mk1 Festival Prarie Yellow The Fiesta Festival was a Special Edition model launched in 1980 which was based on either the 950cc or 1100cc models and featured prominent side stripes and Festival badging on the tailgate Dinkar Jhalera from Buckinghamshire purchased his Fiesta Festival new in October 1980 from Ford main dealers Godfrey Davies of Neasden London and has kept the car which has now covered approximately 75 000 miles He had it rust proofed by Ziebart immediately after purchase and as per the firm s warranty conditions Zeibart steam cleaned and reapplied their antirust treatment every two years until their 10 year anti corrosion guarantee expired As a result the car has remained in very good original condition Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 98861 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Audi Quattro Diamond Silver IN NN 80 Audi Press Publicity Car LHD VA12905 Release delayed until 2015 Audi s first quattro was launched in March 1980 and received universal acclaim being widely hailed as a revolution in performance car development Corgi s die cast metal model is of car no VIN 85BA900076 that was assembled in the autumn of 1980 in the initial batch of 172 cars and was displayed at the Paris Motor Show in October 1980 and earned much praise Thereafter it served as a press and publicity car It was then stored at VW s Wolfsburg facility for some years before joining Audi s Ingolstadt based collection of historic cars and starring in the quattro 30th anniversary celebrations The car is still in perfect condition and features its original Fuchs alloy wheels cable operated diff locks and dark brown chenille upholstery Engine 2 144cc 5IL SOHC KKK K26 Turbocharger Power 200PS 5500rpm Torque 210lb ft 3500rpm Maximum speed 7 3 secs 0 60mph 135mph Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod Ref 95994 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 BMW E30 Coupe ALPINA C1 2 3 Alpine White VA13401A The C1 was Alpina s first E30 based car and featured the fabulous Alpina decals modelled here as an option Launched in August 1983 it offered 168bhp 29 more than a standard 323i which was achieved using high compression pistons a high lift camshaft and hemispherical combustion chambers It was the first UK market Alpina and Sytner s of Nottingham originally planned to build 7 examples although the actual number produced was fewer because BMW launched an updated and more powerful 323i shortly after the C1 This made its price of 15 995 an increase of 5 000 over the car on which it was based seem expensive Today the C1 is an in demand slice of eighties nostalgia Read more Stock Available Soon Website 0 explain Prod

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1543_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Vans and Commercial Vehicles | Antics Online Model Shop
    classic car collector An excellent model of the Series II Land Rover that made it s appearance in 1958 and was available in two different wheelbases and a range of different body styles Corgi have already produced three other models from Cullimore s extensive fleet that was distinguished by the naming of each vehicle individually after a character to be found in Dicken s novels T he Series II production continued essentially unaltered until 1971 Many more Vanguard models reduced in their usual section View here Read more Stock Website 9 Available from shops Bristol 1 Cardiff 1 Gloucester 1 Plymouth 1 Sheffield 1 Stroud 2 explain Prod Ref 62167 MRP 18 99 Antics Price 14 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Land Rover MkII Robsons of Carlisle VA07611 The Series II Land Rover made it s appearance in 1958 it was available in two different wheelbases and a range of different body styles The Series II production continued essentially unaltered until 1971 Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Plymouth 1 explain Prod Ref 62168 Price 18 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Morris J2 Post Bus Royal Mail VA10600 The J2 range of 15cwt vans and pick ups was designed by Morris but was very much a BMC product and was the corporations first unitary construction van Launched in 1956 it continued in production until 1967 by which time over a 120 000 had been built The J2 was originally fitted with the 1489cc version of BMC s B Series engine which was used in many different vehicles including the Austin Cambridge and MGA In 1962 it gained the enlarged 1622cc engine which was been fitted in the rest of the corporation s products and a floor change gearbox A diesel version using the same engine was also offered In line with BMC s thinking in the late fifties an Austin badged version of the J2 was made which differed only grille shape the Austin being plainer in style and more rectangular The BMC J2 van that was announced in 1967 and produced until 1974 was actually a very heavily revised J2 under the skin Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 62117 Price 16 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Morris J2 Van Model Surf Washing Powder VA10603 The J2 range of 15cwt vans and pick ups was designed by Morris but was very much a BMC product and was the corporations first unitary construction van Launched in 1956 it continued in production until 1967 by which time over a 120 000 had been built The J2 was originally fitted with the 1489cc version of BMC s B Series engine which was used in many different vehicles including the Austin Cambridge and MGA In 1962 it gained the enlarged 1622cc engine which was been fitted in the rest of the corporation s products and a floor change gearbox A diesel version using the same engine was also offered In line with BMC s thinking in

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1526_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Race and Rally Cars | Antics Online Model Shop
    and Arne Hertz 1st overall VA12903 The Audi quattro made its international rally debut at the 1981 Monte Carlo Rally and was astonishingly rapid However the event proved Audi had a great deal to learn about both their complex 4x4 super car and the logistics of running a team as neither car finished Audi sent a single entry to the next round in Sweden for Hannu Mikkola and Arne Hertz Rivals banked on a repeat of their troubles but instead rallying witnessed the dawn of a new era as the quattro set 15 fastest times on the way to an emphatic victory Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 92031 Price 26 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Cavalier GSI David Leslie and Ecurie Ecosse Team 1993 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship VA13105 Round 14 Thruxton Sunday 30th August 1993 Winner If the 1993 BTCC had been decided on a performance per pound spent ratio then David Leslie brilliant engineer Ray Mallock their Dunlop tyres and the slick Ecurie Ecosse back up team would have won their debut BTCC season They operated with a fraction of the factory teams budgets yet Leslie was often quicker than the official Cavaliers and claimed four pole positions more than any other driver However bad luck dogged them Leslie was pushed off whilst leading at Brands Hatch then robbed of victory again at Pembrey when after he d built a comfortable lead the Cavalier s throttle cable snapped Their only win of the season was a dominant performance at Thruxton Read more Stock Website 3 Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 94825 Price 26 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra Mk2 GTE 16V 1989 RAC Esso British Touring Car Championship Overall Winner John Cleland VA13202 New Tooling The BTCC s points system during this era awarded points to drivers in their car s class meaning that as far as overall Championship points were concerned each race had four winners one each from categories A to D Vauxhall correctly reasoned that while the spectacular Class A 500bhp Sierra Cosworths would be battling at the front their diminutive 2 litre Astra GTE could do well in Class C for cars between 1601cc and 2000cc An Astra won Class C at every round with Louise Aitken Walker taking two wins Ian Flux one and Cleland eleven However James Weaver driving a Class B BMW M3 was equally dominant and after the last race had scored 109 points to Cleland s 110 Cleland was Champion Read more Stock Website 1 explain Prod Ref 92032 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra Mk2 GTE 16V Arctic White Vauxhall Heritage Centre RHD UK VA13207A Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra Mk2 GTE 16V Arctic White Vauxhall Heritage Centre RHD UK VA13207A Vauxhall s Mk2 Astra was launched in 1984 and a GTE version followed shortly after However to counter competition from Peugeot Ford and VW in the hot hatch market the GTE 16V was revealed in 1988 It featured a fire breathing Cosworth developed XE20 red top twin cam engine which sang above 4000rpm and made it by some margin the fastest hot hatch of its era in a straight line no surprise for a 150bhp car which weighed around a tonne and had class leading aerodynamics Its torque steer was almost as legendary as its straight line performance although the later addition of ABS brakes helped tame the handling and the GTE 16V is now seen as one of the great cars of its era Read more Stock Website 4 explain Prod Ref 97843 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT 1979 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship Overall and Class A Winner Richard Longman VA13503 Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT1979 Tricentrol British Saloon Car Championship Overall and Class A Winner Richard Longman VA13503 British Leyland were keen to promote the Mini 1275GT and encouraged Richard Longman who d reduced his motor sport commitments as a driver after he started his tuning business in 1971 to come back and take on Bernard Unett s all conquering 1300cc Avenger After promising forays in 1977 Longman was back full time for 1978 and won Class A in eleven of the twelve races to take a convincing title win He built a new 1275GT for 1979 won ten out of twelve races and was again crowned overall champion This was the Mini s fifth BSCC title and proved to be the model s last hurrah a fitting end to its glorious twenty year competition career Read more Stock Website 4 Available from shops Bristol 1 Cardiff 2 explain Prod Ref 96003 Price 25 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT Blaze RHD UK Press Photo Car VA13504A Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT Blaze RHD UK Press Photo Car VA13504A The 1275GT modelled was a British Leyland press fleet and publicity vehicle which when new in July 1979 was photographed comprehensively on the Motor Industry Research Association MIRA test track near Nuneaton in Warwickshire The photos featured Saskia a Birmingham based model real name Pat Parkes dressed in denim hot pants and a cropped t shirt whilst carrying a crash helmet and leaning on the car This 1275GT has been researched in detail for Corgi Vanguards by the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust They discovered the pictures whilst preparing their new photographic archive website www motorgraphs com a resource for enthusiasts and historians full of archive photographs from the British motor industry s fascinating and varied past Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Coventry 1 Sheffield 1 Next Warehouse Delivery Dec 1 explain Prod Ref 97111 Price 18 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT Glacier White The 4 000 000th Mini VA13505 Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275GT Glacier White The 4 000 000th Mini VA13505 The Mini passed the production milestone of four million examples in late November 1976 and was the first British built car

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1529_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Police Vehicles | Antics Online Model Shop
    over Europe The entire Mk2 Granada range was revised in late 1981 with major alterations to the suspension settings interior trim and sound deadening It remained on sale in this form until being replaced by the Mk3 in 1985 Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Cardiff 1 explain Prod Ref 97106 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Fiesta Mk1 1 3GL Hertfordshire Police VA12503 Surprisingly the Fiesta was initially not that popular in the Panda car role as the British Police are cautious when considering the purchase of their workhorse cars and time spent in the workshop is seen as wasted time The Fiesta was Ford s first ever front wheel drive car and that was a technology that had proven less than durable on other manufacturer s offerings Therefore forces all over the UK stuck with the tried and tested rear wheel drive Escort Mk2 However Hertfordshire Police realised the packaging economy and comfort virtues of Ford s new billion dollar baby and were among the first to adopt the Fiesta as a regular Panda car Unsurprisingly they found it very reliable Read more Stock Website 2 explain Prod Ref 90002 MRP 20 99 Antics Price 18 75 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Escort Popular MkII Surrey Police VA12602 Read more Stock Website 3 Available from shops Plymouth 1 explain Prod Ref 88373 Price 19 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Cavalier Mk3 2 0 16V LS Ministry of Defence Police VA13104 Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Cavalier Mk3 2 0 16V LS Ministry of Defence Police VA13104 The Ministry of Defence Police are responsible for policing sites owned and used by the MOD The modern MOD PLOD as they are known colloquially was formed in April 2004 by the amalgamation of the MOD Police Agency and the MOD Guard Service the idea being to create a cohesive single security organisation for the whole of the Defence estate All of their officers are firearms trained and they employ around 2 400 staff across the UK all of whom are tested for physical fitness annually The force use a variety of vehicles across their specialist divisions including 4x4s but they still have a need for rapid and commodious marked patrol vehicles such as the Cavalier modelled here Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Bristol 1 explain Prod Ref 96001 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Astra Mk2 Merit Central Scotland Police VA13201 New Tooling Since the mid 1960s the Police have relied upon basic small to medium size cars such as the Morris Minor and Ford Anglia to perform the panda car role This involves officers from local stations attending non emergency incidents or enquiries and carrying out general patrol duties The Vauxhall Astra Merit fitted this requirement perfectly It was a no frills car that forces could buy in bulk at a fee that would please the local rate payers The Central Scotland Police ran a large number of these cars over several years and they proved ideal reliably covering very high mileages in conditions that are sometimes harsher than those found in more urban areas Read more Stock Website 3 explain Prod Ref 92029 Price 22 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri Mk1 3000 GT Lancashire County Constabulary VA13301 New Tooling Only a handful of Police forces used the Ford Capri Mk1 but the Lancashire County Constabulary were unusual in having no fewer than eight V6 powered 3000 GTs on their fleet Lancashire had a lot of motorway miles to police at the time and the Capri was seen as an ideal vehicle for this role It was fast and although it tended to oversteer when under power especially in the wet it was very capable in the right hands The cars were all finished in Lancashire County Constabulary s famous DayGlo orange paint which maximized their presence and helped to protect officers whilst engaged at the scene of a motorway incident Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Plymouth 1 explain Prod Ref 92030 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Ford Capri Mk1 3 0GT Thames Valley Police VA13304 The Capri Mk1 especially in 3 litre form blurred the gap between performance sports car and comfortable saloon in a way that at first glance made them ideal high speed motorway traffic cars However they were not greatly used in this role because they lacked the carrying capacity needed for the extra equipment the police were being issued with at that time A small number were utilised including the Thames Valley Police example modelled here The equipment carried by a motorway patrol car of this period included a shovel broom crowbar tape measure cones road marking chalk VHF radio PA fire extinguisher medical kit and road signs saying Accident and Slow Read more Stock Website 1 Available from shops Plymouth 1 explain Prod Ref 94830 Price 24 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Mini 1275 GT 1970 Scottish Rally Paddy Hopkirk Tony Nash 2nd overall 1st in class VA13501 Once early leaders Clark and Porter s Escort had been eliminated by engine failure and the fast Lancia Fulvia of K llstr m and H ggbom penalised for a controversial time keeping infringement the 1970 Scottish Rally became a straight fight between Brian Culcheth and Johnstone Syer in their powerful Triumph 2 5PI and their BL teammates in the 1 275GT modelled here Initially unhappy with the car s handling on 12 rims Hopkirk reverted to the 10 rims used in the Mini s heyday and in a gritty drive reeled in the big Triumph Sadly it wasn t enough for an outright win but his final appearance in a Works Mini had provided a fitting finale to his glorious rallying career in Minis Read more Stock Website 2 Available from shops Sheffield 1 explain Prod Ref 94838 Price 25 99 More info Corgi 1 43 Vauxhall Carlton Mk2 2 6L South Wales

    Original URL path: http://www.anticsonline.co.uk/1528_1.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive



  •  


web-archive-uk.com, 2017-12-13