For the LALD peeps

My younger sister wants a Riley Elf. (My fault). For those unfamiliar, it’s a Mini with moar fancy and a “boot”. I just got her a diecast of one for her birthday.

On left. It’s a used 1:43 scale Vitesse, seen here with a <1:48 Matchbox Mini. There are very few models of the Elf in existence, so I was lucky to find even this one.


Here they are from behind:

You can see where the trunk adds on relative to the normal Mini. The Vitesse is Chinese, but has some very nice features. In particular, a decal dash (though this one is peeling), a chrome exhaust stub, and quite realistic tires and wheels.

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