$70 Grand for 7 minutes and 16 seconds. Sounds like a lot — until you consider that BMW asks twice that for its M4 GTS track car. The Porsche 911 GT2 RS and Ferrari 488 GTB cost $250k+. And a bone-stock Camaro ZL1 1LE BEAT ALL OF THEM around the Nürburgring. Check out […]
In the new issue of Die Cast X—on sale later this week and available now digitally HERE—we review a model of Mercedes most magnificent limousine, the legendary 600 Pullman. But that vehicle ended its 18-year production run twice that many years ago. In more recent times, Mercedes’ parent company Daimler put forth another of its […]
F1 has been hammered over the last several years for its ugly car designs like this unfortunate Ferrari F2012. This year has seen some improvement with the return of wider cars and bigger tires… …but its worth remembering that it has been much, MUCH worse over the years. Check out the video below to see […]
Big Al’s birthday bullet When the Vel’s Parnelli Jones (VPJ) team unloaded Al Unser’s PJ Colt at Indy in 1971, they were understandably confident. Unser had won the 500 from the pole the previous year in essentially the same car, and gone on to capture the 1970 USAC (pre-IndyCar) National Championship—the first of four each […]
Sleek and Singular Showpiece 1:24 | $300 (Silver Standard Edition); $450 (Black Homage Edition) by Matt Boyd It speaks volumes to the enduring elegance of the one-of-a-kind D8-120 S Aerodynamic Coupe that Louis Delage used it as his personal car following its debut at the 1937 Paris Auto Show, and that when the restored vehicle […]
The Motormax 1961 Chevrolet Mako Shark by Ron Ruelle If you hear the name “Corvette,” what undersea creature immediately jumps to mind? Stingray, right? That name has been used on and off for over half a century on versions of the American sports car legend. The name first showed up on a 1959 race car, the “XP87 […]
Charlie was one of Dodge’s top NASCAR drivers during the late ’60s and early ’70s, and was the primary test and driver during the development of the winged Dodge Charger Daytona for Chrysler during the 1969 season. As part of our “NASCAR’s Aero Warriors” feature in the Summer issue of Die Cast X (now on […]
We show — you tell! We show you this snippet of a photo of a certain vehicle. Using your amazing powers of automotive identification, you tell us the make/model/year (and trim level, if applicable) in the Facebook comments! Then you bask in car-guy glory!