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Old 02-21-2013, 09:06 PM
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Question 1/32 DTM Cars 2013

Hi everyone,

I just downloaded the US catalog for Carrera 2013 cars and there are no DTM cars.....seeing that I'm new here in the US, is this the usual case with DTM cars versus the US market? It would really be nice to have those mean looking German monsters here in the US....
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:06 PM
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Dave Kennedy might chime in here and give us the scoop. The most current (2012/2013) brochure I see on the Carrera US site has DTM cars in it, but it is an "old" brochure and doesn't include any of the new offerings shown at Nuremberg.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:01 AM
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Correct the DTM's are not in the US catalog BUT three of them will be coming to the US this year as out of catalog releases (after my requests that they be brought to this market). All will be available only in digital here in the US.

The flat black BMW.

Red Bull.

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Also, the Etron will be brought to the US market as an out of catalog release:

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Old 02-28-2013, 07:23 AM
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That BMW better be coming here!!! lol That's one of the hottest cars in the book.

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That BMW better be coming here!!! lol That's one of the hottest cars in the book.
Seriously, that car's tough. That's a good group of three to bring over here.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:12 PM
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Thanks Dave for confirming that. Phew! I was really going to miss those monsters if they didn't make it to US shores. I'm a big DTM and Audi fan, but that BMW looks seriously HOT!



Took this one last year at Brands Hatch!

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Old 04-03-2013, 08:25 AM
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I really don't comprehend what the US market gets a limited release of cars every year....

I believe all of the cars would sell well in the US.

Namely I'm not a DTM race fan at all and have 7 Carrara DTMs in my collection.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:33 AM
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This situation exists today in many products we purchase.

The marketeers of many major corporations decide what should and should not be brought into a partiucalar region based on their sales predictions.

However many of us have learned about vendors across the pond that do ship to the US.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:49 AM
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Along with my boss I decide what get on a special order basis. DTM is not raced here in the US, it is only shown in the US on broadcast MONTHS after the fact almost as filler for Speed. The cars sell in small number throughout the year. We get what we can sell and our decisions are based on what we feel will sell. I'm not going to argue the merits of the series viability here in the US, i'm sure that if DTM was raced here, shown here on a larger scale it would be popular. Until it is, we will get a limited selection of cars.
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Me wants. And the Audi A5 DTM to race against it.
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OK, the AMG as well. Twist my arm. Any ETA on these?
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:19 PM
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The BMW should arrive in about 3 weeks. I don't yet have an ETA on the Audi and Merc
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:52 PM
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who over there do we buy from to get cars without the digital gizzmo ?

jer

nother thought , what if napcars looked this cool ?

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Old 09-06-2013, 09:48 AM
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Only the digital cars will be for sale here in North America. It's just a circuit board Jer, nothing to be scared of. It's easily removable by unplugging it if you want to remove it.
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