A number of models in Minichamps’ famous Ayrton Senna Collection are set to be re-issued.
They are all Formula One cars from stages of his his illustrious career, being items #1 (1988 McLaren MP4-4 Honda), #5 (1991 McLaren MP4/6 Honda), #7 (1994 Williams FW16 Renault), #9 (1985 Lotus 97T Renault), #12 (1986 Lotus 98T Renault) and #15 (1987 Lotus 99T Honda). RRP is $115 each.
There is no word whether the re-issues will be to the same standard as the original release, or whether they will carry extra detail and improvements due to advances in modern model making technology and procedures.
Australian distributor Apex Replicas announced the news today, confirming that Minichamps had renewed their license with the Senna Foundation.
Senna items in both 1:18 and 1:43 scales will add to this long running collection. The first pieces are expected to appear towards the end of this year.