Brand after brand after brand continues to embrace the GT-R. Maybe one day I will be sick of them. I’m not yet. So here is another of MANY GT-R features on Lamley. And there will be a lot more.
I have already sung the praises of Ryu Asada’s take on the latest GT-R for Hot Wheels. I don’t know what will be my 2017 Hot Wheels Best New Model, but this will be a finalist. It might be going up against this blue car (among others):
The GT-R has two things going for it. One, it is a replica of a cool car, at least to me. Second, it is a near perfect replica of said cool car. I stated in my feature on the orange debut that I would say it is better than the TLV – many of you took issue with that – but I stick by it. I don’t take that lightly, considering my love and devotion to Tomica Limited Vintage, but that is how I feel. The Hot Wheels wins. And don’t get me started on the basic Tomica version.
Now, if the Malaysia factory would stop screwing up the tampo prints, it would be a no-brainer. Ryu did his part, now the factory needs to do theirs. The grey version seems to be better, but we will know when more Q cases hit.