*PRE-ORDER* HDT #25 Holden VK Commodore Group C - 1984 Bathurst 1000 Runner-Up - 1:12 Resin Model - AUTHENTIC COLLECTABLES

*PRE-ORDER* HDT #25 Holden VK Commodore Group C - 1984 Bathurst 1000 Runner-Up - 1:12 Resin Model - AUTHENTIC COLLECTABLES

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HDT #25 Holden VK Commodore Group C - 1984 Bathurst 1000 Runner-Up - 1:12 Resin Model

Product Description: 1:12 Scale Holden Dealer Team #25 Holden VK Commodore Group C - 1984 James Hardie 1000 Runner-up - Drivers: John Harvey / David Parsons

Limited Edition Number: To be announced

Product Specifications: Sealed body resin model with clear windows and detailed interior

About This Product:

In 2024, Holden, Bathurst 1000 and Australian motorsport fans will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of one of the most famous results at Mount Panorama featuring the 'Last of the Big Bangers', the #05 and #25 Holden VK Commodore Group C's raced by Peter Brock / Larry Perkins and John Harvey / David Parsons to finish 1-2 in the 1984 James Hardie 1000.

The sister car to Peter Brock's Big banger was always the bridesmaid but never the bride. Built at the same time as Peter Brock's VK they shared almost identical build processes, so was well placed to become runner-up at the 1984 James Hardie 1000.

Driven By John 'Slug' Harvey and David 'Skippy' Parsons, both seasoned veterans of the mountain, there was little chance of an outright victory when racing against their team mates, Larry "LP" Perkins, and King of the Mountain, Peter Brock.

While the race was virtually flawless for Brock and Perkins, #25 had a dose of bad luck, at one point the gear lever came straight out of the gearbox! Parsons was adept enough to cram the stick back in and pull in for a pit stop to fix the issue which put #25 down 2 laps. In the end that meant losing only one place, naturally to #05.

Now, 40 years after that magic 1-2 finish, Authentic Collectables are excited to announce our 1:12 scale replica of the #25 Harvey/Parsons runner-up model.

Scheduled to be produced in sealed body resin format, this impressive large scale model will feature clear moulded widows, detailed racing cockpit, incredible exterior finishing, racing wheels and more.

As with all our releases in 1:12, this model will be produced in an exclusive limited edition with an individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Due to Australian tobacco advertising laws, the model will be produced without the complete livery applied.

This is one of a pair of the most iconic cars in Australian Bathurst 1000 history, and in this impressive, large scale, it shouldn't be missed. It will be a centrepiece in any model collection, bar or man-cave display.

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