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GreenLight Collectibles Announces Hollywood Series 4

Aug 30, 2012 No Comments

GreenLight Collectibles hit a home run with their Hollywood series, now going into it’s 4th release. The series will include 6 1:64 diecast replicas molded after some of entertainments most recognized vehicles.  Included in the set are the following; 1867 Pontiac GTO – I Dream of Jeannie – (TV, 1965 – 1970) 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona [...]

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Kyosho’s 2010 Volkswagen Touareg

Aug 29, 2012 No Comments

Volkswagen’s first official four-wheel drive SUV for the public debuted in 2004 and quickly positioned itself as a serious contender in the market.  All of the qualities and craftsmanship that Volkswagen is so well known for complimented the Tourage and filled a void in the their line-up of vehicles. No longer available with a V8 [...]

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Bella is coming home…….with you! Thanks to GreenLight’s New partnership with the Twilight Franchise

Aug 29, 2012 No Comments

A must-have collector’s piece for any large scale diecast enthusiast, movie buff and/or Twilight fan!  Bella’s truck will feature the classic details seen in the movie along with that dirty, vintage feel of wear and tear from years of hard work.  Charlie’s police cruiser will feature authentic badging from the movie – a direct replication [...]

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Summer Smash 5 – New England’s Ultimate Hot Wheels Experience

Aug 28, 2012 No Comments

Hot Wheels Summer Smash 5 was a huge success. The Rhode Island Hot Wheels Club is an amazing group of collectors that work tirelessly to make sure every event they produce is held to the highest standards within the industry. The minute you arrive at the venue, they make you feel right at home.  From [...]

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M2 Machines Mopar 75th Anniversary Set

Aug 27, 2012 No Comments

Honoring 75 years of MOPAR (1937-2012) M2 Machines will debut a commemorative series of their most sought after Dodge / Plymouth castings next month.  Included in the set are 6 vehicles all following a similar theme; featuring a mirror like gloss black finish with blue accents, blue interiors and a special anniversary logo on their [...]

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Auto World 1972 Chevrolet Vega “Grumpy’s Toy IX”

Aug 25, 2012 No Comments

In 1972, the late Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins traded his 1970 Camaro for a ’72 Vega. Substantial chassis work was done to modify the new Vega for drag racing; subframes were added to the unibody Vega to support the front and rear suspension, the car was “tubbed” to accommodate the huge rear slicks, and a complete roll [...]

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ACME 1:18 1932 Ford Coupe

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments

What a great time it was.  On any given Friday night at the local hangout, every little town in America has a ’32 running down the street looking for some traffic light trouble.  This would have been the one every kid wanted and had all their dad’s secretly dreaming of building one.  It was also [...]

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Minichamps’ 2009 Lamborghini LP670-4SV

Aug 22, 2012 No Comments

Take the latest all-wheel-drive Murcielago, add a big wing and some aero tweaks, pump the V-12 engine up to 670 Italian-born stallions, and you’ve got a 200-plus MPHhot rod Lambo capable of reaching 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds. That’s what Italians call “Super Veloce”.  Minichamps’ new 1/43 diecast model is an exceptionally precise scaling [...]

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Hard Boiled: AUTOArt Koenigsegg CCX

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

With twin superchargers, 800-plus horsepower, undeniable style, and the kind of exclusivity that only cars in its price class can carry, the mid-engine CCX from Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg (say KER-nig-zegg) can roughhouse with any of the top supercars on the road today. AUTOart’s slick black model of the car is finished off to perfection [...]

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Ready Set Foose: M2 Machines Shares Some Pre-Production Images

Aug 21, 2012 2 Comments

Richard Mena and the team at M2 Machines were kind enough to share some pre-production images of their latest endeavor.  As a company who redefined the small scale diecast market the question became how do they top what they already accomplished?  The answer – partner with one of the world most respected craftsman in the [...]

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