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VIDEO REVIEW: Get Your Ecto On: Hot Wheels Elite’s 1:18 1959 Caddy “Ghostbusters” Car

Apr 08, 2012 No Comments

Movie cars are some of the most popular collectibles these days, and when one’s done well – like this one is – they’re almost irresistible.  AS seen in the Summer 2012 issue of Die Cast X, Hot Wheels Elite’s 1:18 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Duplex shines as the famous “Ectomobile”, not only because they’ve gotten the Hollywood [...]

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GreenLight Announces Black Bandit Series 7

Apr 07, 2012 No Comments

GreenLight’s Black bandit series 7 is back with all new flair. This latest edition of 1:64 die-cast features some of their newest molds including their latest castings – the 2012 Dodge Charger R/T, the 2012 Ford Focus (featured in Road Racers), the 1976 Dodge B100 Van (styling some vintage striping down the sides) and the 1977 Chevrolet G20 [...]

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World Exclusive: Muscle Machines Prototypes Arrive at DCX!

Apr 05, 2012 2 Comments

Lucky us! We just a got a box from Maisto containing several prototypes of models slated for release in the first wave of the upcoming Muscle Machines revival, in 1:18 (pictured), 1:24, and 1:64. Stay tuned! We’re clearing our production schedule to shoot video, take a lot of photos, and give our readers an EXCLUSIVE [...]

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GreenLight Announces 45th Anniversary Camaro in 1:64

Apr 03, 2012 1 Comment

General Motors recently unveiled the new Special Edition Anniversary Camaro, celebrating the 45 year history of a classic pony car… and following right behind the announcement comes this scaled version presented by GreenLight Collectibles. Coleman McIntyre of GreenLight Collectibles explains, “the concept was to take one of America’s favorite sports cars and all of its anniversary features – [...]

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Rolling Classics : Auto World / Tom Daniels revisit the S’Cool Bus and Brat Boy – on Juice!

Apr 03, 2012 No Comments

When was the last time you remember seeing a school bus run the quarter mile? Well, when it comes to Tom Daniels and his imaginative designs – and a choice partnership with one of the hobby’s most prolific manufacturers – the unimaginable becomes reality. Teaming with Auto World, Tom has developed a drag racing set [...]

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Calling all Customizers: – Die Cast Pub Mod Contest is ON!

Apr 02, 2012 No Comments

Attention all customizers – if you haven’t yet heard, the Die Cast Pub (www.diecastpub.com) has recently announced an awesome opportunity to partake in a custom build-off challenge. The competition has a great starting point: the 1:18 Wimbledon White 1968 Shelby G.T.500KR by Lane Exact Detail (item #707). Is your adrenalin already pumping? Our is: the [...]

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Lets Get Small: AFD-Model Announces new “Macro-Micro” line in 1:350

Apr 01, 2012 No Comments

Like small models? Want to have a collection of a couple hundred cars that could fit into the average hat? Check out this new line from a previously unknown manufacturer going by the name “AFD Models”. These are brilliant (if a little difficult to see), and if the factory photos and press release are correct, [...]

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Boxing Lesson: Kyosho Announces Mini Travellers in 1:18

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

The original Soccer Moms didn’t drive SUVs – they drove Minis. More specifically, Mini Travellers, the station wagon variant of Alex Issigonis’ world-changing design for a small, efficient, fun to drive car. Kyosho has been working with Mini for years (the wee blue 1:18 Mini “Classic” with the Union Jack on its roof is still [...]

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Ghost Hunting: Kyosho Announces 1:43 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase Cars

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

Rolls-Royce has been getting a lot of action in scale these days. You can thank a new energy at Goodwood for that; the licensing department that handles requests to craft these uber-elegant machines in scale has awakened to a potential revenue stream. Thanks to makers like Kyosho, that stream is resulting in some truly beautiful [...]

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55 Years Strong AUTOart Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

Dating back to 1957, the Skyline name is one of the longest-lived in the history of automobiles. Originally produced by Japanese car maker Prince, which merged with Nissan in 1966, the Skyline was first designed as a compact performance machine for executives. It was certainly compact – and it surely could perform. More than fifty [...]

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