Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Opel Manta B400 "Team Rothmans"

1983 RAC Lombard Rally
Opel Manta B400
Rothmans Opel Rally Team
Jimmy Mcrae and co driver Ian Grindrod
first attempt at the group B rally ended them with a 3rd place finish
with a total time of 9:12.19 over 2231km including 790km of special stages

Model made by Shuco in 1:43 scale







8 comments:

Jovet's Garage said...

Another great oldschool car, this Manta brings back good memories of my high school days...A classmate owned one and we usually took it out for a spin at Greenhills on Saturday nights.

Btw, your site's new look is cool and refreshing. =)

MERVIN DIECAST said...

nice car and photos jdmike, I like the red background.....

interdomin said...

Good pictures.

José António said...

Very nice model and with the Rothmans logos. *****.

ADVedder said...

love em pictures!

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

Thanks Jovet, that Manta and Ford Escorts where my dream cars before in my junior high, such great cars indeed!

Thanks also Mervin, Interdomin, Jose and ADVedder!! :-)

danielh said...

love this manta!! very striking racing livery on this model!

thanks for sharing.

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

Thanks Daniel! This is one of my most favorite model in my collection, its great I have it already. :-)