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Old 05-09-2008, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New Die-Cast model available - Redline!

Apparently there is a new Sky die-cast model available. This is NOT the same one that was available from Saturn dealers (and elsewhere).

This one is made by Maisto (who makes lots of diecast car models). It appears to be a bit smaller than the Saturn one, but a bit more detailed. And this one is a redline, complete with dual exhaust, brake vents and turbo badge.

As far as I have seen, it seems to be only available in red, but I have not searched extensively.

There are a few available on eBay, and if you google "Saturn Sky Maisto" you can find several online retailers that have them.

I've ordered mine, and will post pictures when I receive it.

Just thought you'd all like to know about it.
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Old 05-09-2008, 12:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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THANKS FOR THE HEADS UP!!!!

I still a year later ANYTIME I am at a store with little match box type cars or die casts dig thru them for a Sky.... I have probably now like 5 different SOL little match box type ones & then I do have a Silver and a Black Die Cast from Saturn....
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I would still kill for a Remote Control Sky.... I keep seeing the 2 Different SOL ones everywhere! UGGG!
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Just ordered me two of them. One to keep stock and one to Modify!
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I wonder if I have enough patience to mask it off and paint it black.....
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Got mine in the mail the other day. Here's a pic.
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Just got one from E-BAY. Now I can sleep with the car ,not in it
Been looking for a red one
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Alas, still no sunburst yellow models...
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And no silver pearls, maybe I'll think about doing some masking myself.
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(btw .. at the Mecca Tour - they gave out goodie bags and in mine was the original diecast 1/24 car that went to the dealers. For free!!! )

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I've already ordered mine ...
... now I just need to get some tape & a can of Midnight Blue paint
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THANKS FOR THE HEADS UP!!!!

I still a year later ANYTIME I am at a store with little match box type cars or die casts dig thru them for a Sky.... I have probably now like 5 different SOL little match box type ones & then I do have a Silver and a Black Die Cast from Saturn....
Well i have never seen a Sky at KB or TRU and when I ask, they look at me like "what's a Sky?'.... <and thats how they look. I seen the Solstice and the Solstice Concept at my local Supermarket, but I don't own a Solstice, so i really didn't need to buy one...I also saw the Solstice RC at Target, no Sky yet, but if i see them i will tell ya'll about it...SteveSky67
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I've taken a rear-ending or two in my day, but I've never been slammed like that! :eek:

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Just ordered me two of them. One to keep stock and one to Modify!
Just order a Sky and Opel...all of $32.00 shipped USPS...not a bad deal at all, SteveSky67
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Why does the Opel GT have the base sky front end? None of them were available like that, were they?
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...................did someone say "diecast"?



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