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BBR Pagani Huayra “Saloon Geneve”

Nov 07, 2014 No Comments

The world of exotic cars has long been the playground of BBR, and this maker never ceases to amaze and engage collectors of high-end, low-production replicas. Recently, they’ve turned their attention almost exclusively to resin, and this factory image of their carbon-fiber Pagani Huayra – the $1.3 million dollar, 720-horsepower  star of the Saloon Geneve [...]

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Auto World Dodge Challenger SRT8

Nov 05, 2014 No Comments

If you pine for those days of promo models, stop pining and start pointing and clicking. Auto World is offering a built-up AMT Dodge Challenger SRT8 that’s been cast in color and glued up for you — just like the neatly scaled handouts you’d get in the car showrooms when you were shopping with pop [...]

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Mattel Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari F355 Berlinetta

Nov 03, 2014 No Comments

Ferrari was on an upswing in the early 1990s, having weathered the storm of emissions vs. performance that had hit the industry throughout the late 70s and early-80s. In 1994, Maranello rolled out the successor to the 348, with a larger V8 engine, mildly smoother styling, and a new name: the F355. The car was [...]

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TSM Model 2012 McLaren P1

Nov 01, 2014 No Comments

TSM’s McLaren P1 is covered by the deepest, most fiery metallic finish we’ve ever seen on a 1:43 model… and as if that wasn’t enough, the stuff smells great. No, really: this is the scent of top-quality paint, and it took us right back to our building days. If you were lucky enough to be [...]

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Wheels of Justice: 75 Years of Batman in Scale

Oct 29, 2014 No Comments

A newcomer to the US market, Eaglemoss is diving in headfirst with a subscription-based 1:43 series comprised of no fewer than Sixty(!) Batmobiles spanning the 75 years that character has been thrilling fans! Selections from comic books, TV and film are represented in this impressive collection. Click here to read the article!   And while [...]

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Fujimi “Ultimat Vodka” Ferrari 458

Oct 29, 2014 No Comments

In a world of “Absoluts,” it’s refreshing to know that there’s an alternative for those who imbibe the clearer spirits. Ultimat vodka (what is it with these guys and a final “e”?) ran this chrome and blue Extreme Motor Sports 458 Italia at the Petit Le Mans in Atlanta in October 2012, and won in [...]

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M2Machines “Chip Foose” series 2

Oct 24, 2014 No Comments

M2’s Chip Foose Design collection had us at “hello” in its first release. The six cars were all related either to the master designer/builder’s career, or episodes of his Overhaulin’ TV show. Now, the cars are back, in secondary colors for release two — and we’re liking them all over again. Suckers? Hardly. These repaints [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite “Dirty” A-Team Van

Oct 22, 2014 No Comments

TV fans are hardcore when it comes to collecting images from a favorite show. Viewers of a certain age will remember the misfit semi-criminal do-gooders in the A-Team series back in the 80s. The show featured an a-list of TV actors, including Mr. T as B.A. Baracus, who drove the team from job to job [...]

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Sunstar 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible

Oct 20, 2014 No Comments

Pontiac’s 1955 Star Chief convertible was the upper-crustiest offering from Flint, and though it wasn’t exactly a performance machine — remember, Bunkie Knudsen and the “wide track” days were still in the future — it was a great-looking car. Sunstar thinks so, too, and this isn’t this mold set’s first time at the rodeo. By [...]

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TSM Model Pit Crew “John Player”

Oct 17, 2014 No Comments

We can’t recall who it was who wanted to thank the “little people,” but we’re happy to see this bunch of small folk, thanks to TSM Models. This is the latest iteration of their very cool pit crew accessory set, done in “John Player Special Lotus” costume. The cold-cast resin maquettes are caught in mid-move, [...]

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