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The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership

The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership

The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership The Strong and the Toy Industry Association (TIA) have entered a partnership to house TIA’s Toy Industry Hall of Fame alongside The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. The two halls of fame—one recognizing classic toys and the other recognizing the […]
Toy State and Mattel Partner for Hot Wheels Brand

Toy State and Mattel Partner for Hot Wheels Brand

Toy State and Mattel Partner for Hot Wheels Brand Mattel’s Hot Wheels has entered a new licensing partnership with Toy State, a manufacturer of licensed and highly stylized lights and sound toy vehicles. The agreement kicks off this year and runs through 2016. Toy State will develop high-octane custom versions of Hot Wheels’ R/C and […]

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Minichamps 1955 Lincoln Futura: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS!

Minichamps 1955 Lincoln Futura: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS!

Holy famous show cars, Batman! We just got these factory snaps of the finalized 1955 Lincoln Futura from Minichamps’ new American Dream Car lineup, and we’re chomping at the bit to have one of these giant resins in hand. We’d seen a pre-production piece a few weeks back – and featured the not-yet-cooked cars in […]
FALL 2013 BONUS PHOTOS ARE HERE!

FALL 2013 BONUS PHOTOS ARE HERE!

It’s no secret that we like to take pictures – lots and lots of pictures – of model cars. And it’s a simple matter of available space that keeps us from printing them all in our pages every issue. So if you’ve been browsing the latest issue of DCX and saw a “Bonus Photos Online” icon, […]

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ACME Brings Back the PM Gassers!

ACME Brings Back the PM Gassers!

Well, we’ve been hoping it would happen, and it has: resurgent diecast brand ACME is resurrecting the excellent 1:18 Willys Gassers that were once the pride of the Precision Miniatures stable. This latest development is proof yet again that the company’s bottom line is getting stronger – and those at the helm are as savvy […]
AUTOart 1:18 Mercedes G-Klasse: Klasse Act

AUTOart 1:18 Mercedes G-Klasse: Klasse Act

Not much has changed on the outside of Mercedes-Benz’ G-class SUV since it debuted in 1979, but the super-rugged machine, first developed as a military vehicle, has had a ton of refinements from within. The first examples, called “G-Wagen” (for “Gelandewagen”, roughly translated as “watch me climb this wall“), were co-manufactured by Daimler-Benz and Steyr-Daimler-Puch, […]

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AUTOart 1:43 Lamborghini Aventador: Little Lamb-O

AUTOart 1:43 Lamborghini Aventador: Little Lamb-O

 AUTOart Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 1:43 | $165.00   One of the myths about 1:43 is that models can’t be made with opening features. To which AUTOart says, “watch this”. Arriving on a mirror-topped display base, “this” is an  astonishing Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, the second of two little fully-featured Lambos we’ve reviewed in recent months (the […]
Minichamps “Mullin” 1:18 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” : Goddess on Wheels

Minichamps “Mullin” 1:18 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” : Goddess on Wheels

Minichamps 1938 Hispano-Suiza H6C “Dubonnet” 1:18 | $295.00  Super collectors are a rare and wonderful bunch of folks. They have the money, time, and space to indulge in their passions, be they model cars, their full-sized counterparts, or both. Minichamps understands that, and the proof is this exquisite Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” in 1:18 resin, the debut […]

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Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 348 TS: Top This

Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 348 TS: Top This

Around 8,500 Ferrari 348s were produced between 1989 and 1995 – a pretty serious number by Ferrari standards – and both the car, and Ferrari itself, went through a few changes during that time. For the 348, most were subtle, like the millimetric changes to its width and wheelbase, or the mild reshuffling of its […]
Hot Water: ACME’s 1:18 “Southern Speed” 1965 El Camino

Hot Water: ACME’s 1:18 “Southern Speed” 1965 El Camino

ACME “Southern Speed & Marine” 1965 Chevy El Camino 1:18 | $129.95 Those old story-tellers at ACME Trading Company are fielding a new and welcome  addition to a brand they first floated during the GMP days: the “Southern Speed & Marine” line. This 1:18 series is right up the Winder, Georgia, company’s alley, and the […]
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