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herman
2011.10.13, 04:14 AM
tommi makinen fans...

don't know if anybody saw this... looks like kyosho might be coming out with another lancer evo vi with the 1999 rally new zealand livery...

prototype pics according to my source...
too bad production didn't make it in time for the tokyo hobby show...
i figure licencing issues? barring any other issues, source said release may be in december or jan...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8178.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8180.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8186.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8188.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8191.jpg

herman
2011.10.13, 04:16 AM
more pics... :D
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8194.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8196.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8198.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8199.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/tommi/IMG_8201.jpg

herman
2011.10.13, 04:23 AM
looks like hand polish finish? :rolleyes: :D

kyoshosan
2011.10.14, 08:49 PM
Beautiful !!!! Another WRC Body!!!! Looking forward to it :-)

wildthing
2011.11.15, 10:01 AM
nice!!!

hope to get one myself.... ;)

arch2b
2011.11.15, 01:02 PM
i'd rather see current model WRC cars myself but always nice to see more racing livery bodies.

herman
2014.04.01, 02:23 AM
hey guys... don't think if you've heard... according to my source, guys at kyosho saying this is pushing through... after a looong stall... dunno why... licensing issues? :confused:...

here are more pics...
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0074-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0074-1.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0066-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0066-1.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0063.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0063.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0062.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0062.jpg.html)

herman
2014.04.01, 02:27 AM
more pics

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0061.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0061.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0059-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0059-1.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0058.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0058.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0104-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0104-1.jpg.html)

and what's this? hand polish i can understand... but mr02rm? probably the reason for the looong delay???

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0056.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0056.jpg.html)

herman
2014.04.01, 02:29 AM
more pics...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0097.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0097.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0096.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0096.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0094-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0094-1.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0088.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0088.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0087.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0087.jpg.html)

herman
2014.04.01, 02:53 AM
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0084-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0084-1.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0083.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0083.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0079-1.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/IMG_0079-1.jpg.html)

herman
2014.04.01, 02:57 AM
from the pics... kinda hard to believe that this one will be a mr02... source also saying that there will be a 86hm that will be coming out???? any guesses to what that body will be??? a smart car? the old mini cooper? would be great if it was mr bean's car...

herman
2014.04.01, 03:21 AM
kinda made me excited to dig up some info on tommi...

from wiki...
Tommi Antero Mäkinen (Finnish pronunciation:ˈtommi ˈmækinen) is a now retired Finnish rally driver, born in Puuppola, Finland near Jyväskylä on 26 June 1964. As of 1999 he lived in both Monaco and Jyväskylä, married, with two children. Mäkinen is one of the most successful WRC drivers of all time, ranking second in championships (4), tied with Juha Kankkunen and behind Sébastien Loeb (9), and fifth in wins (24). He is a four-time World Rally Champion, a series he first won, and then successfully defended, continuously throughout 1996 (EVO III), 1997 (EVO IV), 1998 (EVO IV & V) and 1999 (EVO VI), on all occasions driving the Ralliart Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. He also aided Mitsubishi to the 1998 world constructors' title as well as winning the 2000 Race of Champions. Mäkinen's navigators include compatriots Seppo Harjanne and Risto Mannisenmäki, the former retiring from alongside Mäkinen having previously served 1985 champion, and fellow "Flying Finn", Peugeot's Timo Salonen.

herman
2014.04.01, 03:24 AM
if you got 25,000 euro's to spare... there's one up for sale over here (https://www.rally24.com/rally-cars-for-sale/mitsubishi-evo-35678.html)

https://www.rally24.com/res/img/products/35678/1/1/mitsubishi-evo.jpeg

arch2b
2014.04.01, 12:52 PM
who knows, it possible it could be just a hold over till licensing was approved or just some production run that got lost somewhere in the chain. hard to explain why the finished packaging has reference to outdated model other than it sat storage for some deal of time.

herman
2014.04.10, 06:35 AM
sorry guys... hate to do this... now i know i'll be banned for sure... :D
april fool's... :D

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/954CAD6B-91C1-4830-8DB3-3152C51BB49D.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/954CAD6B-91C1-4830-8DB3-3152C51BB49D.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/C31697F4-D09F-43F9-A2AD-1455415EF8B3.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/C31697F4-D09F-43F9-A2AD-1455415EF8B3.jpg.html)

herman
2014.04.10, 06:43 AM
it's actually an iwaver body... :D

the big surprise though was it included some decals... some pretty cool decals which were scaled down perfectly... as you can probably tell...

i was able to get some tamiya decals a loong time ago... and got busy... the project was shelved until i got the iwaver... again a long time ago... got around to putting the decals on it, and the result is what you see here...

sorry again guys.... i haven't really seen this again until april 1 was coming up... and never got to follow through with it, just till now...

i tried going back soon after i bought the first evo, to find out if the store had any more... so i could do the freddy loix version... alas... they didn't have any when i went back...

i haven't seen them around either... so i guess this is the only one that you probably might see... :D

herman
2014.04.10, 06:45 AM
more iwaver bodies...

with the skyline...
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/C8954062-D7A6-4816-89A3-1EE243023CF7.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/C8954062-D7A6-4816-89A3-1EE243023CF7.jpg.html)

with the enzo...
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s11/hmc_jr/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/8F39655F-CDD4-4570-9C0B-9308E693D7AB.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/hmc_jr/media/evo%20vi%20tommi%20-%20rally%20new%20zealand/8F39655F-CDD4-4570-9C0B-9308E693D7AB.jpg.html)

and that's all he wrote...