Dan Wheldon Tribute

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

  With Respect GREENLIGHT Dan Wheldon Tribute 1:18 | $60 Dan Wheldon’s abbreviated life has been celebrated in many ways since his untimely departure in October of 2011, and GreenLight is joining the movement with this Wheldon family approved model of the #98 Bryan Herta Autosport car he drove to his second Indy 500 victory [...]

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Matchbox Vintage Video

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

Check out this video of Matchbox manufacturing circa 1965, complete with period music and voice-over by the British narrator that did every filmstrip you ever watched in grammar school!

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Brooklin 1954 Henney-Packard Hearse

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

  Henney Motor Company went out of business in January 1955, ending the service vehicle manufacturer’s long association with Packard. Only 205 1954 Henney-Packard ambulances, hearses, and flower cars were built in 1954 on Packard’s long-wheelbase 5413 chassis kit.  Brooklin’s Community Services Vehicles (CSV-17) is this well-done model of the rare “Nu-3-Way” Landaulet body that [...]

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Ford Scale Skunkworks!

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

Our colleagues over at RC Car Action came across this cool story about some 3/8-scale wind-tunnel models from the 1950s that Ford rigged for radio-control! The story, pics and video came courtesy of Mac’s Motor City Garage: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed radio control systems, adapting six-volt car batteries, convertible top motors, [...]

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Matrix Models 1953 Chrysler Ghia

Jul 19, 2014 No Comments by

  Chrysler President C.B. Thomas hired Virgil Exner to re-make Chrysler’s image in the early ‘fifties, and “Ex” responded with a series of fully functional Ghia-built show cars that still look great today. The 1951 K-310 and 1952 C-200 were followed by a “Chrysler Special” (the official name) that was so gorgeous that Thomas had [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari 458 Italia GT2

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments by

  Two years after introducing the 458 Italia in 2009, Ferrari displayed the GT2 version, intended for the ACO’s Le Mans GT Championship series. After finishing second in class at Le Mans in 2011, 458 GT2s placed third at Sebring and won the Petit Le Mans event enroute to taking the 2011 LM GT Championship. [...]

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Hear hear! Here is our Wednesday Winner!

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments

As Thursday follows Wednesday, so follows our Thursday announcement of the winner of our Weekly Wednesday Model Giveaway. This week it is Pierre Boutin of Boisbriand, Quebec. A big congratulations to him for snagging the Minichamps Mercury Marauder! Two winners so far, but we still have two yet to go, and you could be one [...]

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Don’t Wait!! Just One Day Left to Enter…

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

Its Tuesday, and that means there is just one day left to get your name in for the second installment of Die Cast X’s July Weekly Wednesday Giveaway. Enter now or forever hold your peace (well, at least until next week’s drawing!) 1. Click HERE 2. Like us 3. Tell us where to send your [...]

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TSM Models 1932 Cadillac V16

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

  Aisin-Gioro Puyi became Emperor of China at the age of two in 1908, was forced to abdicate in 1912, and then was established as the puppet Emperor of Manchuko by the Japanese in 1934. TSM’s beautifully made model of Puyi’s gold-trimmed limo is a bit confusing; it’s listed as a 1932 Cadillac “Tudor,”  but [...]

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Vanishing Point – from Greenlight and others

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

While we’re talking desirable Challengers, we would be remiss if we did not discuss the all-time most famous Challenger star car from the counter-culture cult car classic Vanishing Point. Lone driver Kowalski blasts across the scenic western countryside from Denver to San Francisco at the wheel of an ivory 1970 R/T, banging shifts through the pistol-grip-equipped [...]

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