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Street Spyder Monza - OOB review
Mechworker
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: September 20, 2013
KitMaker: 323 posts
Auto Modeler: 118 posts
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 02:57 AM UTC
It seems I’m not the only one who’s paralyzed by choice! A short time ago, I had a poll for which of my many Monzas people would like to see written up first! Well, when there’s that much awesomeness on display, I can see why it would be a hard decision to make. However, I was very surprised to see that three of them all tied for first!

So, I personally broke the deadlock and chose the one I liked best, which was also my nephew’s favourite (he’s four and has good taste, it seems). Check out what’s inside the first of many radical custom Monza kits with this out of box look at Street Spyder! It’s an early Christmas present, so Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

https://adamrehorn.wordpress.com/model-kits/out-of-box-reviews/revell-1-25-1978-monza-street-spyder-oob/


AussieReg
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#007
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Victoria, Australia
Joined: June 09, 2009
KitMaker: 7,230 posts
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Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 09:50 AM UTC
Another great review Adam, and one wild looking car that really should be on a circuit, not the streets! Like you pointed out, those burnt orange to yellow sunset stripes are absolute classics.

I can see this being a fun build once you get past all of that flash, and it will look cool on the shelf.

Cheers, D
Mechworker
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: September 20, 2013
KitMaker: 323 posts
Auto Modeler: 118 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 01:12 PM UTC
Hey Damian!

Yeah, if the flares were toned down a bit, it could be Mirage, but it's a little to IMSA for that! It does remind me of stuff that used to be at the local custom car show every March!

I think a good high-contrast paint job (maybe black and red?) might help offset those sunset stripes even more. Hmm... maybe dark blue metallic?

I agree, it'll be a typical MPC - a bear, but one worth skinning!