MiniGT recalls unreleased Lambos due to quality concerns

Several 1/64 Liberty Walk Aventadors have officially been scrapped.

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I'm not going to lie, I was pretty surprised to see MiniGT announce on their Facebook page that they were proactively recalling a model that did not live up to their quality expectations. According to the release, a black Liberty Walk Aventador was going to be among the first models produced at their Bangladesh factory. Based on quality checks, some models were good, others were not so great. MiniGT decided to pull the plug on the whole operation because they were not willing to risk their reputation over it. The McLaren Senna cars from MiniGT we've seen here on LaLD have been fantastic, so a quality Lamborghini models are expected.

MiniGT McLaren Senna photo courtesy of Xin Choo of LaLD

MiniGT McLaren Senna photo courtesy of Xin Choo of LaLD

All models of the black Aventador have been recalled, and subsequently plans for the Volcano Yellow and Fighter Works Matte Grey Aventadors have been cancelled. This comes only a month after Lamborghini themselves pulled the plug on MiniGT's plans for the Liberty Walk Aventador Works Zero Fighter.

While I applaud MiniGT for putting their concerns for utmost quality first, the only Lamborghini I see on their website is a preorder for, you guessed it, a Liberty Walk Aventador in baby blue. That Lambo lists a release date of September 30th of this year, so why is it still in preorder status? It must be out by now, because there's a ton of them listed on ebay...

MiniGT McLaren Senna photo courtesy of Chris Camburn of LaLD

MiniGT McLaren Senna photo courtesy of Chris Camburn of LaLD

What do you think of MiniGT's decision to pull models based on QA concerns?

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Comments (4)

  • WHERE ARE THE OTHER MODELS?? The Ford GT racer, R32 GT-R, Porsches, etc

      9 months ago
  • If you’re spending that kind of money, you hope you are buying quality. Plus, integrity is hard to find. Worth it’s weight.

      9 months ago
  • Thank god I've got a blue one on the way before the plug gets pulled on that too

      9 months ago
  • The blue one was released within the last few weeks. The place I usually order from has one for me, waiting on a few other releases. I wonder if the quality issues affected that one, too.

    I'm not totally sure what's going on with Mini GT. There have been several other castings announced and put up for pre-order that are months behind with, as far as I can tell, no sign of them coming. Specifically there was supposed to be a BMW E30 M3 casting that was due in the summer, with several other colour/livery releases subsequently (white, red, Marlboro, Watsons). There was also a Porsche GT2, the first colour of which was put up for pre-order due in September, I think, but there's been no sign of it. I guess they've been pretty busy with all the GTR releases, which are fun, but I'd really like to get my hands on the BMW and Porsche. I assume they're having production capacity issues, hoping to mitigate them with the new factory, but that seems to have disappeared now. Too bad.

      9 months ago
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