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Posted By: Graeme Ogg
Posted On: Saturday February 8, 2020 at 9:36 AM
 
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[PICS] A couple of alternative "winged wonders"
Didn't know Spark had done a Daytona but I do have a version by Universal Hobbies which looks pretty sharp, though I can't say whether some of the detailing (like the wheels) is accurate or not.

I also have a pretty nice Plymouth Superbird done by Zaugg (Empire Models), who were a fairly expensive class act in their day. It is white metal.

Just by way of comparison ...

The difference in the bonnet (hood) design between the two seems authentic. The Dodge has those two indentations and the Plymouth was flat. I don't know if the different rear windows are accurate or if one is just wrong, but the Spark window matches the UH version. So maybe the Plymouth was slightly different).

Zaugg also did a pretty fair Dodge Challender to go with the Daytona.



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(Pics) Dodge Charger Daytona by Spark by Jani Bodmann #27277
Very nice detailed (EOM) by Jacques Roest #27277.1
Those hoodpins are tiny and look very fragile. Nice model. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #27277.2
Looks really nice by Keko Romero #27277.3
I like the plain steel wheels - that's the way we drove our street cars back in the day! (EOM) by Ken Smith #27277.3.1
Way-el hell son - all ya need to do is slap #71 and Bobby Isaac's name on it and yer good to go! by Harvey Goranson #27277.4
Beautiful model but could they put the Magnum 500 wheels on it please (EOM) by Mark Millar #27277.5
[PICS] A couple of alternative "winged wonders" by Graeme Ogg #27277.5.1
I also have the same Daytona and Superbird , Graeme, along with the MAE Daytona. by Rich Pendleton #27277.5.1.1
A recent Road & Track had an article on these. by Harvey Goranson #27277.5.1.1.1
Also part of the reason why there were more Superbirds by Jani Bodmann #27277.5.1.1.1.1
The rear window on the Daytona by Jani Bodmann #27277.5.1.2




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