Amazing Citroën DS 1:8 Scale Model

The stunning DS21 1:8 scale model featured in this video took over 2 years to complete and went through 2 revisions until its owner, Fred To, was satisfied with the result. Fit and finish are most impressive as is the fact that Fred managed to design and add working headlights, stop lights, turn signals, interior lighting, dashboard warning lights, motorization of the suspension, a horn and even a radio that functions.

It’s about as close to the real thing as you are going to find in a scale model. Designed by Altaya and produced by IXO (a brand of PCT Co. Ltd. in Macau, China) it was produced in very limited numbers and is no longer manufactured. It used to be for sale at this site for €899.95:

And here is more eye candy in a video showing it originally in gold exterior colour and then transformed to blue:

Here are 7 videos showing it’s build:

Though this DS model is no longer available there is a 1:8 scale 1980 2CV Special model that IXO offer for $599 US:

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