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GT Spirit Porsche 911 (993) Carrera RS Club Sport

May 21, 2014 No Comments

GT Spirit sent along this wicked-looking Carrera RS Club Sport as we were getting ready to wrap this issue, and it’s still sitting on the edit desk, all mean, low, and yellow. Boy, is it yellow. And wow, is it slick. This is our fourth sample from the company, and we have yet to see [...]

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Big kids and Hot Wheels hobbyists aplenty at Plaza

Feb 26, 2014 No Comments

By RON KANTOWSKI LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL I eagerly went up the escalator, bounding up the last few steps two at a time. I was headed for the World of Toys Expo on the third floor of the Plaza. Two floors below Zamboni level, where the Wranglers will be playing hockey next year. This is where [...]

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Exclusive Private Showing: Snake and Mongoose

Feb 10, 2014 No Comments

Breaking News from the Die Cast X Superconvention! Even though we have an amazing lineup of guests and an awesome show planned, we’re going to turn it up a notch! We are thrilled to offer you two options for an exclusive private showing of the movie, Snake and Mongoose.   YOU MUST HAVE A 2014 [...]

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DCX SuperConvention News! 2014 Jonstens’ Motorsports Choice Award

Jan 29, 2014 No Comments

Building upon a 6 year partnership, the Diecast Hall of Fame and Jostens Motorsports division are proud to announce the creation of an all new induction category called the “Jostens’ Motorsports Choice Award” to be launched at this year’s induction ceremony for the Class of 2014. Furthermore, we’re excited to reveal Mr. Howard Hitchcock as Jostens’ selection [...]

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DCX SuperConvention News! M2 Machines Camero 2014 HOF Dinner Car

Jan 29, 2014 No Comments

Attendees of the 2014 Diecast Hall of Fame Dinner are in for a treat, as each ticket holder will receive (1) standard Hall of Fame Camaro produced by M2 Machines. This is the second time M2 Machines has produced a Diecast Hall of Fame branded vehicle, and this one is a great addition for 2014. [...]

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Die Cast X Fall 2013 Preview!

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments

WOW! Summer’s just kicking in – and we’re already on the Fall 2013 issue of Die Cast X? Huh? It’s true, and this is an issue you won’t want to miss. We’ve got some of the coolest cars, including our cover models: Structo’s 1:8 Dean Jeffires’ Mantaray, and Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette Stingray. There’s Bill [...]

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Cup of Joe – April 28 Recap: Watch it Here!

Mar 04, 2013 No Comments

What’s that? You missed the April 28 “Cup of Joe”? No problem – if you didn’t catch all the action on Sunday morning, you can still see it here.  It went off without a hitch. ACME’s 1:18 1932 Ford five-window coupe was featured, as were a pair of IndyCars from Replicarz. We also looked at [...]

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Die Cast X TV LIVE: Cup O’ Joe, February 3

Jan 31, 2013 No Comments

This show was jammed! Auto World sent along the latest 1:18 Funny Cars – the “Jungle Jim” Camaro (a first for this mold set), and the Shirley Muldowney “Bounty Huntress”. We also have a look at Greenlight’s 1:18 “Mecum Auction” Hemi Challenger convertible, then we kick back with some neat 1:43 from Brooklin, IXO, and [...]

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Cup of Joe, Catch all the fun from Sunday, January 20!

Jan 21, 2013 2 Comments

The January 20 episode of “Cup O’ Joe” went off without a hitch – and that’s a good thing, since Joe and Frank had a few new models on hand to share! The show started with an unexpected return visit from Hot Wheels Elite’s 1:18 1966 Barris Batmobile – in celebration of the real car’s [...]

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Die Cast X TV LIVE: Cup of Joe, January 6

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

More models, more giveaways, and more fun! The January 6th show featured Auto World’s neat re-pops of Ertl’s classic 1:18 ’67 Shelby Mustang and a “Grease” remake of the hi-detail “Authentics” 1950 Olds; collectors who like their machines on the higher end of the price structure got a kick out of AUTOart’s wild-looking Lexus LFA. [...]

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