1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

This is the SunStar 1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab at 1/18 scale in silver and black. TX1 is a Hackney carriage (London “Black cab”) introduced by London Taxis International in 1997 and designed to replace the ageing FX4. Most are powered by a diesel engine from Nissan, a relationship which began in late FX4s. In 2002 it was replaced by the TXII, which used the Ford Duratorq engine as found in the Ford Transit, Mondeo, and Land Rover Defender.
The TX1 is one of the iconic London taxis – usually known as black cabs, but shown here in silver. Over the years it has seen styling changes but returned to its roots as the TX1 in the ’90s with a retro look.
Unlike modernistic van-shaped experimental cabs, the body was designed to recall several distinctive styling cues of the FX4. Upon completion, it was submitted to cab drivers for their approval and won their acceptance as sufficiently maintaining the spirit of the London cab.
The improved interior has allowed certain after-market additions to be made to vehicles such as the Cabvision technology.
SunStar is a leading manufacturer of high quality diecast model cars. The creators are true enthusiasts which means they are capable of designing the most faithful models with accurate color codes and periodically correct engines, interiors and accessories. If you’re looking for an extremely detailed model, SunStar is the brand to go for.

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar


1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar


1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

1998 TX1 London Taxi Cab by SunStar

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