It Must be Love: Auto-Haulers Rolls New Releases in 1:64

Feb 22, 2012 1 Comment by

M2 Machines’ Auto-Haulers seems to have struck a good nerve with collectors in 1:64, and the line is expanding with this Series 6 release. It’s sure working on us, right down to the retro-look logo M2 uses for the packaging on the wee trucks.

The series includes a 1956 Ford C-500 Cab-Over-Engine toting a 1970 429 “Drag-Pack” Torino Cobra, a 1957 Dodge COEwith “New ’59 Dodge” art work on its trailer, and a 1959 Chevy Viking LCF hauling a ’57 Bel Air. Like rarities? That last one is also available in a “chase” version, with chromed wheels.

The combinations work well, and the details, including lensed headlights, beautiful paint and trim, and exquisite tamped-on decos, deliver a heck of a lot of display in a small (well, not too small) package. These will be on the pegs soon. Get truckin’.

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I was always crazy about toy cars and car-themed play sets, but I got hooked on car models when my cousin sent me a pair of built-up AMT kits - a '61 Continental and a '57 Thunderbird. I was six or seven years old when another cousin - Carl - showed me how to build and paint, and by the time I was nine, I had a pretty good collection and a great "spares box" on hand. The original Auto World catalogs were my dream books; my allowance was spent before it was ever earned, and I knew every hobby store and model retailer on Long Island. Then came slot cars, Cox .049-engined Baja Buggies and airplanes, and, ultimately, the real things. I still have some of those old models, and when time allows, I still build or detail scale cars. But it's the ready-to-display replicas and scale racing models that have really had me jazzed for the past fifteen years or so. The "mint" diecasts and the 1:18 American Muscle cars that I cut my serious collecting (and writing) teeth on back then led straight to the current crop of offerings from high-end makers and models in every scale. I also love scale model photography, and shooting, scoring, and producing videos of the models I love. I'm a proud member of the DiecastSpace Diecast Hall of Fame, as well as the Diecast Car Collectors' Club Diecast Scale Model Hall of Fame. I'm also proud to be a part of the Die Cast X Team, and as Editor-in-Chief, I'm looking forward to years of growing the publication and showing new collectors how much fun this hobby can be. And, yeah - I still have that spares box.

One Response to “It Must be Love: Auto-Haulers Rolls New Releases in 1:64”

  1. Mike Zarnock says:

    These haulers are great! I tried to buy them at the Diecast Space Super Convention and they were all sold out before I could get them….!

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