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#36109 of 38535 Re: Coming to America?> [andys120]
Feb 26, 2013 (12:19 pm)
I love the looks of that. Hard to sense size in a picture like this, but I imagine it is bigger than I care for. But very sharp looking, and I love the color.
I would have happily lived with something like this over the RDX we bought, but the wife would have none of getting another station wagon after her minivan years!
oh, no clue what it is.
#36110 of 38535 Re: 1:18 Scale fans? [andys120]
Feb 26, 2013 (12:22 pm)
That is one sharp-looking scale model. I remember these vehicles from old episodes of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, especially the ones that had the spare tire on the vehicle's hood.
#36112 of 38535 Re: Coming to America?> [andys120]
Feb 26, 2013 (12:39 pm)
Around here, this is called a Holden Commodore Sportswagon. A rather pretty model, a little smaller than conventional wagons. If you get it, have a test drive as they are well made and very pleasant to drive. The current models have all the electronic goodies that one can want. May be the last rear drive Commodore.
#36113 of 38535 Re: Coming to America?> [grahampeters]
Feb 26, 2013 (12:49 pm)
Yup, it's one of yours Graham, a Holden Commodore HF wagon, the wagon version of the same sedan that will be sold here as the Chevrolet SS.
It's very sad to read that the RWD Commodore may be discontinued, where will we get our muscle cars from?
There's a slim chance we may get a Chevy SS wagon, probably less than slim if they decide to can the rear-drive Commodores.
#36114 of 38535 Re: Coming to America?> [andys120]
Feb 26, 2013 (1:00 pm)
I was going to guess Holden Hahayoucantgetit Awesomeness GT.
#36115 of 38535 Re: 1:18 Scale fans? [andys120]
Feb 27, 2013 (12:14 pm)
I've seen that actual Land Rover - it's the first pre-production model hence the central seating - I think only a few of those were made. Land Rover preserve it and it turns up at car shows etc.
#36117 of 38535 Re: 1:18 Scale fans? [magnette]
Feb 28, 2013 (5:24 pm)
If you've seen the actual LR maybe you can tell me how anyone is supposed to sit in that middle seat astride that very wide transmission case with the gearshift lever poking out of it.
Also I can't figure out where the lever is for the transfer case, is it one of those pull knobs in the dash or the small lever next to the right seat which looks like the hand brake?
#36118 of 38535 Re: 1:18 Scale fans? [magnette]
Feb 28, 2013 (5:32 pm)
If you've seen the actual car perhaps you could tell me how anyone could possibly sit in the center seat behind the wide transmission hump with a gearshift sticking right out of it?
Also I can't figure out what they used to engage the transfer case, was it the small lever next to the right (driver's) seat which looks like a hand brake or one of the pull out knobs in the center dash.