Academy Models Going to Produce a 1/24 Ford Shelby Daytona Coupe
Yes, Ford Cobra Daytona. It's been a model Ford builders have
wanted for years.
It's been done in 1:43 scale, in a plastic or slot car kit. Gunze
Sanyo did a very good 1:24 kit, which included metal parts. Recently,
Scale Motorsports has produced a great 1:24 curbside model in
of course, what modelers want, is a full detail kit. The cars
are historic, the real ones worth millions of dollars. Now it
looks like Academy Models just might all those modeler's wishes
This popped up on an Academy Europe site. They mentioned a catalog
there. On page 29, is a 1:24 scale Daytona Coupe.
it all new? A reissue of the Gunze Sangyo kit? Details are sketchy
at this point. As of this writing, there is no mention of it on
the main Academy Site.
it's worth noting, and keeping an eye out for more news on this
model car kit.