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You’ll find some of history’s most iconic cars in our 1:43 Collection range, each available with their own individual plastic showcases.

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  • When the 57 project started, it was Jean, Etore Bugatti's son, who was in charge of the team of designers for the brand. The Coupé SC was a car in its own category, the most expensive of the brand. Its weight was reduced and the aero dynamicity was redesigned to achieve a top speed of 210 km/h. The aluminium panels used for the bodywork were held together...

  • Transform the Renault 5 into a racing car: this was the goal for the brand when designing the Turbo version. Everything was rethought for the car, with the sole objective being its performance on the circuit. The weight distribution was redone with a centrally-mounted rear engine, receiving a turbo for a specific tuning. With a civilian career allowing it...

  • At the end of the fifties, the Citroën brand was limited to the 2CV and the DS. Citroën wanted to equip itself with a medium-size sedan to occupy the market between the two extremes. The design was given to Flaminio Bretoni, godfather of the Traction, 2CV, and DS. To ensure a roofguard optimised for the rear passengers and offer a more comfortable...

  • This large sedan of 4.72 metres was launched in November 1975. It is an icon within the history of Mercedes. Its extreme robustness made the car a legend, and many say that is the most reliable car ever built. This can be said even more so for the 200 D version that became a staple for taxi drivers around the world. Often living a second life in the East...

  • The Ford Capri was the European coupé of the oval brand. This version is the Mark III, and perpetuated the tradition of a European Mustang. Distinctive due to its lengthy bonnet, it modernised Ford design at the end of the 1970s. This 2.8 litre version was equipped with a 5-speed gearbox, an injector, and had 160 horsepower. Produced in the factory of...

  • The Jaguar XK140 is a classic of the brand. Coming out in 1954, it was an evolution of the XK120. The goal of this evolution was to adapt the English carmaker's offer to the American market. Bringing with it improved comfort, more habitability and redesigned suspensions. The engine was a 6-cylinder 3.4 litre, and was produced until 1957 to the tune of...

  • The Simca 1100 was the first forward-drive traction of the brand founded by Henri Theodore Pigozzi. It offered a breath of fresh air and modernity for the era, adopting a transversal engine, 4 independently controlled wheels and a modern aesthetic. It was inspired by a study of the Fiat that would become the Autobianchi Primula. The Simca 1100 was...

  • The Renault 5 was presented on 28th January 1972. It was the first incursion of the brand into the market of compact road cars. Inaugurating a more modern aesthetic and new ideas such as polyester bumpers that proved very useful in town, the car had two versions: The L and the TL. It was produced in the factories of Flins and Valladolid in Spain. Weighing...

  • The TPV (Very small car) project was set in motion before the Second World War with the guidance of Michelin, Citroën's parent company since 1973. A large survey was taken across the country to determine the needs for drivers in rural areas. On the 7th October 1948, the 2CV was officially presented. Equipped with a small bicylinder, it could fit up to 4...

  • Originally planned for launch in June of 1968, the Peugeot 504 eventually came out of the factory doors in September, due to the strikes crippling the country at the time. This 4,49 meter bourgeois sedan was the first propulsion-based car of the brand to benefit from 4 independently controlled wheels. Elected the European car of the year in 1969, it was a...

  • To replace the mythical, albeit ageing, Pagode, Mercedes Benz set up a strict and ambitious project. The SL would have to be a perfect synthesis of style, luxury, comfort and sport to appeal to its target audience: the wealthy American. When it came out the SL Type R107 was equipped with an 8-cylinder engine of 245 horsepower. Its transmission was ensured...

  • In the Sixties, Opel had a reputation for reliability and responsibility, but struggled to inspire. To remedy this, the brand presented their first GT prototype at the Frankfurt show of '65. Commercialized in September of 1968, its ridged hood, elongated muzzle and retractable headlights found inspiration on the other side of the Atlantic with Corvette....

  • First presented in 1946, the 4CV was a rebirth of sorts for the car-maker. Accessible to all, and greatly appreciated, this timeless masterpiece would become the first French car to sell more than one million units!

  • Leading the Peugeot vanguard as early as 1960, the 404 was built to several specifications (sedan, break, coupé, cabriolet, commercial and utility) in order to meet all of their clients’ expectations. It proved to be extremely reliable with the various rallies it endured, and as a result Peugeot managed to sell nearly 3 million units!

  • The traction (the name coming from its specific wheel drive) was the car that allowed Citroën to re-launch its sales, thanks to numerous technical innovations. World War II brought about its mythical status, being used by different armed forces as well as the post-war “Front wheel traction gangs”.

  • When you think “peace and love”, you think of the Combi van. All paths were open for this camper van configuration, and it was perfect for long distance trips, and was representative of a great deal of freedom.

  • Often considered to be the most beautiful of all the Mercedes in the land, the 300SL with its butterfly doors was the fastest in its heyday. It saw the light of day thanks to Max Hoffman, an American dealer, who was convinced that a variant of the competitive W194 would be an utter success.

  • The MG B is by definition THE British roadster. Smooth contour, lots of chrome and a sporty allure inside give this MG a “come hither” look to her . For the brand she represented their biggest sales, with some 350 000 units sold.

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