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Siku back on track?
Topic Started: May 17 2017, 05:00 PM (457 Views)
Tyrolese
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In past years my Siku purchases were very limited.
Non interesting models, really bad proportioned models, lack of variations (same models in same colors for several years), price increase, very little interesting new releases, very poor wheel choices.
It seemed to me, that their main focus has shifted towards farm and farm equipment stuff and they lost focus on their main line vehicles.

I do also have to say that 2 things never changed. Quality and availability. Both still remain top notch!

What a delight it was to find the BMW 5 series wagon not long ago. Well proportioned and well done. I had to have it.

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I was even more delighted to find a police version shortly after:

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And the delightfulness didnīt stop when i found an emergency doctorīs vehicle:

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And ultimately, it went through the roof when finding a 5 series in the livery of the Austrian road side assistance club ÖAMTC.

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Now, if Siku would do a fire chiefīs car, a Taxi and other police variants, iīd buy them all. Rubber tires, front and rear lights, attention to detail, Siku quality all the way. € 5,80 a piece isnīt cheap at all, but well worth it imho. If thereīs something to complain about, itīs that the wheels and tires seem slightly too big for the model. To me at least.

Hope to see more like this in the future.


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Edited by Tyrolese, May 17 2017, 05:06 PM.
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Guntownal
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Nice BMWs by Siku and thats a good collection of them you have. Thanks for showing those.
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pjedsel
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Good to see a new model from Siku - they did seem to drop off the radar for a bit with new models and such. The BMW wagon looks sharp - will definitely have to track down the police and Notartz versions for my emergency vehicle collection. :D
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webestang64
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Very nice wagon. Will have to look for that one. Thanks for showing.
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toyotageek
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Great news! Nice to see the wagon and all it's variations!

It seems my want list just grew a little bit more once again. :duh:
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Milton Fox Racing
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Nice looking BMWs! :thumbup:
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EDeKa
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Great collection :thumbup: and I think also, that Siku make a better job last time.
But the first car from this BMW line is this one from the switzerland Police *KANTON SOLOTHURN*
I think itīs better than the geman version, because the the german police car has only a poor police print.

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Ripa
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This model looks really nice, shame they sell only the 08 series cheapest Siku here. There have been plenty of the "better" Sikus in foreign countries but I haven't had lukc finding this one even though it has been my Siku want #1.
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pjedsel
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EDeKa
May 19 2017, 06:58 AM
Great collection :thumbup: and I think also, that Siku make a better job last time.
But the first car from this BMW line is this one from the switzerland Police *KANTON SOLOTHURN*
I think itīs better than the geman version, because the the german police car has only a poor police print.

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Nice looking Swiss police car using the BMW wagon - this is the one that is only sold as a promo by that police agency?
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Tyrolese
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Indeed a promo model, and not a cheap one. They are going for € 14,00 - 16,00 a piece at the moment and thatīs why i havenīt bought one yet....
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coldpopcarl
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I live a VW way of life eat breathe sleep dream & was HOME 16 years
Bad gaps in the door though and top of door dont open too ,when door is open
Still k@@l I Been expanding me BMW collection I'll probably pick one up thankx for the pictures to all whom posted

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mininches
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Really nice all versions of this BMW.

A new 2017 from Siku, the BMW i8 :



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Swifty
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:drool: Looking good! I haven't added any new Sikus to my collection in a few years, looks like it's time to change that!
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Pegers
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i see the new siku at the flea.but i pass on them..they just dont look that good to me.
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