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Custom 1/8-scale ’41 Willys

Custom 1/8-scale ’41 Willys

Henry Martinez is a hardcore Chevy guy going back decades — he currently owns a ’57 Nomad and a ’68 El Camino SS396 that he’s done full frame-off restorations on. He says he can’t do as much building and restoring of the full-scale stuff as he’d like to anymore, so he’s focused his talents on […]
Little engines that could. (And some big ones too!)

Little engines that could. (And some big ones too!)

The other day we posted this pic of Minichamps’ 1981 Group 5 Race Ford Capri and remarked on the stratospheric levels of boost it uses to make 500hp from its tiny little 1.4L turbo 4. That got us wondering where that little dynamo ranks in history in terms of specific output (the term for measuring […]

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Little Big Healeys

Little Big Healeys

Becoming a little blasé about meticulously crafted scale models is an occupational hazard around the DCX office…and then we see something like this. We first read about Colin Rule in the blog at Hemmings Daily, who combined his occupation as a professional Austin Healey restorer in Australia with his passion for antique pedal cars to […]
It’s Official: Ford Bronco Returns for 2020!

It’s Official: Ford Bronco Returns for 2020!

Last February the internet was abuzz with the fan-renderings of a modern Bronco SUV published by Road & Track. This morning at the Detroit Auto Show Ford officially confirmed that a Bronco revival isn’t just fan fantasy — its actually coming to a dealership near you in 2020! Ford didn’t show any official photos or […]

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GT40 Diecast Barn-Find

GT40 Diecast Barn-Find

By Ron Ruelle Technically speaking, I found this exotic car at a yard sale (rather than in a barn) a few weeks ago. It’s a 1:18 Jouef Evolution Ford GT40 in Gulf colors. It’s not perfect, but seldom do you stumble onto a pristine real GT40 for sale, either. On this one, the windshield wiper […]
The Golden Age of Rally

The Golden Age of Rally

Group B Brought Unprecedented Speed, Excitement, and Danger to WRC The five years that the World Rally Championship (WRC) was contested using the FIA’s Group B rules were arguably the most exciting, dramatic, and dangerous in the history of the sport, and the era produced the fastest and most memorable cars the WRC has ever […]

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Cars That Should Never – EVER – Be Made in Diecast

Cars That Should Never – EVER – Be Made in Diecast

Everyone’s got their favorite cars that they wish would get reproduced in scale. You guys send us messages to that effect all the time — asking us “why doesn’t sombody make the XYZ” — or “how come they make the ABC when they don’t make my DEF?” While there isn’t always a definitive answer, we certainly […]
Fire Replicas Jack Daniel’s Fire Brigade P-7 Pumper

Fire Replicas Jack Daniel’s Fire Brigade P-7 Pumper

Just about everybody has heard of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey. Whether you partake in the occasional nip yourself or know the name purely by reputation, it’s one of those iconic brands whose name has become a benchmark for an entire industry. As the distiller of the best-selling American whiskey on the planet, the […]

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Mopar Hero Car

Mopar Hero Car

DCX Online Exclusive: AutoWorld Christine 1968 Dodge Charger By: Matt Boyd In the Winter issue of Die Cast X we explored much of the history of and the fascination with the Cult Car Classic Christine in our feature “Wheels of Fury.” In that issue we also reviewed the newest release in Auto World’s Christine 1:18 […]
The Lady in Red

The Lady in Red

DCX Online Exclusive: Auto World Christine ’58 Plymouth Fury By: Matt Boyd Make a list of the top ten most recognizable movie cars of all time. What’s on it? A silver Aston Martin? A black Trans Am? A green Mustang? Chances are you didn’t have to go very far down the list to find a […]
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