Agora Models has recently announced their second big-scale model vehicle of their new James Bond Collection, the 1:8 scale Lotus EspritSubmersible from The Spy Who Loved Me!
‘Presented in its distinctive amphibious form, “Wet Nellie” is equipped with an array of gadgets including the ink spray jets, surface-to-air missiles, front-mounted torpedo launcher and limpet mine hatch.’
Lovingly nicknamed ‘Wet Nellie’ in reference to the ‘Little Nellie’ autogyro from You Only Live Twice, this monthly subscription build is now available for pre-order with shipping expected to begin in March 2024. You can sign up for this model at the following sites:
Front-mounted torpedo launcher hidden inside the nose, loaded with torpedoes and harpoons
Surface-to-air missile launcher
Defense jets concealed behind the rear number plate
Two smaller ink cloud jets
Two larger liquid cement sprayer
Limpet mine hatch with mine opens from underneath
Illuminated nautical control panel and radar
Removeable display stand
Acrylic display case with black-painted wooden base
High-quality, official movie image print in the background
Bespoke display plinth for the Lotus Esprit
Movie-inspired terrain image under the car
Illuminated The Spy Who Loved Me logo
Illuminated Agora Models logo
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
I have been looking forward to the release of this 1:8 scale Lotus Esprit and I do plan on building it, along with the rest of the Agora Models James Bond Collection, at my newest build site: https://my007collection.com. If you are interested in this model, head on over to the appropriate Agora site for your region and sign up!
“The moment it made its first appearance in Downtown Miami, Brian O’Conner’s legendary Skyline GT-R (R34) became an instant movie icon. Instantly recognizable and effortlessly cool, its powerful engine and performance tuning embodied the adrenaline and excitement of the entire Fast & Furious franchise.”
The folks over at Fanhome recently announced that a brand new partwork model is available for pre-order. This is a 1:8 scale replica of Brian’s 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) from the Fast & Furious franchise and will begin shipping by the end of January 2024! I will be building this partwork model over at my https://mynissangt-r.com site if you want to follow along.
This model will be a monthly subscription obtained by signing up at the appropriate Fanhome website below:
High-quality materials: parts made in die-cast metal and ABS injection molding
Parts delivered painted and ready to assemble
Interior ambient light
The model’s interior reproduces the original car down to the finest details
Doors open and close
Car features working lights
Rubber tires that rotate and turn by moving the steering wheel
Over the course of the subscription, many FREE gifts will be shipped along the way, including a 1:43 scale version of the model, posters, a collector’s binder, a full-size license plate, and a mug:
An optional premium subscription is also available. For a small additional cost per issue, Fanhome will supply this quality display case:
EARLY BIRD GIFT
Anyone that signs up before shipping begins will also receive this FREE Fast & Furious branded Sports Backpack:
Those customers who use PayPal as their preferred payment method will also receive this FREE Fast & Furious branded Speaker:
Again, I will be building this partwork model over at my https://mynissangt-r.com build site if you want to follow along. If you are interested in building this partwork model yourself, sign up at Fanhome today!
In Kits 83-86 of our 1:8 scale Eleanor Mustang, we add Bulkheads and a Firewall to enclose our engine compartment before installing the Strut Brace Bar. These Bulkheads also include the model’s Battery Box and the Speaker!
With Issues 69-74 (Pack 13) of our Agora Models 1:200 scale RMS Titanic, we finish construction of our Promenade Deck platform and begin to add the walls of the related internal spaces. These include the First-Class Entrance and Cabins, First-Class Lounge, and Second-Class Entrance!