「Catch Aoshima Gurachan Minicar Fever!」Liberty Walk Kato’s Favorite Car Also Appears
Liberty Walk Kato’s hakosuka joins the lineup
New models launched in the popular ongoing 1/64 diecast minicar series
Aoshima, who has connections and collaborations with various tuning shops and parts manufactuers release the next round of scale diecast cars in Part 12 of their 1/64 Gurachan Minicar Collection.
The models of interest in this series are the hakosuka modelled after Liberty Walk Kato’s car as well as an improved GX71 Mark II diecast.
Liberty Walk Kato, also known as “Shakotan ☆ Koyaji” has had his 2-door hakosuka modelled in 1/64 scale as part of this collection. There are details reflecting his personal car including modelled works fenders, shortened front and rear bumpers and even the side-exit exhaust.
The other model that debuts in this collection is the GX71 Mark II. Although not equipped with flashy aero parts, it has a straight pipe muffler and super low down form that echo the simple tuning spirit that was popular since back in the day.
The cars that continue from the previous lineups include the Kenmeri 2-door, Kenmeri 4-door, Carina HT and 910 Bluebird coupe “Silhouette”. All models have 2 different color variations. As in previous collections, there are secret chase cars in rare colorways hidden in the blind boxes.
The price is 740 yen each. 12 complete boxes are sold as a set at 8880 yen. The release date is August 2020. This series is a must-have for all old car enthusiasts and diecast minicar fans.