Today Sun Star announced some absolutely fantastic rallying replicas, and the good news is that we took pictures of some of them at Nuremberg.
The biggest news is that Sun Star has finally revealed which 1:18 MG Metro 6R4 subjects it will be producing. The first four will take the form of Jimmy McRae’s MG Metro 6R4 from the 1986 RAC Rally (SS5531), the MG Metro 6R4 that Malcolm Wilson drove in the 1986 San Remo Rally (SS5533), Didier Auriol’s 1986 French Rally Championship winning MG Metro 6R4, and the MG Metro 6R4 driven by Robert Droogmans in the 1986 RAC Rally (SS5534).
Other exciting subjects include Richard Burns’ 1994 Subaru Impreza 555 from the Rally of New Zealand (SS5504), Possum Bourne’s 1996 Rally of Australia Subaru Impreza 555 (SS5505), and the Subaru Impreza WRC 07 that Robert Kubica drove to victory in the 2012 Ronde Gomitolo di Lana. (SS4488).
Two more 1:18 Classic Rallying Escorts were also announced: the Ford Escort RS1800 driven by Robert Droogmans in the 1982 Bianchi Rally (SS4457), and Ari Vatanen’s Ford Escort RS1800 from the 1978 International Swedish Rally (SS4458).