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Lights! Camera! GreenLight…………..

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments

One of the American muscle era’s greatest accomplishments was the 1970 Dodge Challenger.  Using the Chrysler “E” platform, and sharing major components with the Plymouth Barracuda, the Dodge Challenger was Mopar’s answer to Ford’s Mustang and Chevy’s Camaro.  The performance model was the R/T (Road/Track), with a 383 CID Magnum V8, rated at 335 bhp. [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: CMC’s 1:18 1960 Ferrari 250 California

Jul 12, 2012 4 Comments

Oh, we’ve tried. But we just can’t seem to keep the superlatives from flowing like a good red wine around here. CMC’s latest model has hit our table, and the words, most ending in exclamations, are just popping into our heads. Forgive the enthusiasm. This latest from the German/Chinese model maker is truly a standout [...]

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BONUS PHOTOS! Sunstar’s 1:18 1960 Plymouth Fury Convertible

Jul 08, 2012 3 Comments

Yeah, we know… it’s only digital. But even if the images we shoot for every issue really only exist on “the cloud” – wherever that may be – we hate to see all that photo setup and shooting go to waste just because we can’t fit them all into the print edition of DCX. This [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: Minichamps Mullin Collection 1:43 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia”

Jul 07, 2012 No Comments

Sorry, gamers: “Xenia” is not a warrior queen from some cyber realm, and we won’t be seeing any curvaceous armor-clad vixens by that name toting barbed swords any time soon. What we will see, however, is this Xenia – a model of the one-off 1938 Dubonnet/Saoutchik Hispano-Suiza H6C that bore a body designed by Jaques [...]

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NEW VIDEO! We Tour “Elwood’s Garage”!

Jul 06, 2012 2 Comments

Every belief has its designated hallowed ground. So do most hobbies and interests. For Hot Wheels fans, the thought of being in the presence of Larry Wood is exciting enough – and the idea of being able to roam in “Elwood’s Garage” can cause something resembling apoplexy in the devoted. We know: we were there. [...]

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Bonus Photos / Snap Review: Paragon 1:18 1968 Rolls-Royce Mulliner Park Ward Coupe

Jul 06, 2012 1 Comment

Paragon / Jadi’s 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward coupe is one of the breakout surprises of 2012 – a smashing good model (if we can borrow from the British vernacular) that shows an entirely new level of finesse, detail, and yes… cool (strictly American). The doors, hood, and trunk open, the wheels steer, [...]

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Kyosho 1:43 Rolls Royce Phantom (extended wheel base)

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

  Kyosho’s 1:43 line up continues to amaze us.  Just announced was this beautiful pair of  Rolls Royce Phantoms, to be available in both Diamond Black and Luna Blue.  From the provided photos, scaling looks accurate as do body lines, wheels and smaller accessories such as lighting and the front grille. Shipped and stored in the [...]

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NEW VIDEO! Maisto’s “Muscle Machines” Crew at the DCX Collectors Expo 2012

Jul 04, 2012 3 Comments

Oh, the fun of it all. Imagine being a part of the resurgence of the Muscle Machines brand – from the inside – and getting to play with all of those cool cars for a living. We can. And though we won’t be joining the ranks of those lucky people any time soon, we did [...]

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Happy 4th of July

Jul 04, 2012 No Comments

From all of us here at Air Age Media and Die Cast X we want to wish you and your family a happy 4th of July.   So we have to ask – when you were a kid and some firecrackers made their way into your hands what was your choice if diecast or plastic model [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: Minichamps 1:43 “Mullin Museum” 1939 Delage D8-120 Cabrio

Jul 04, 2012 1 Comment

Henri Chapron couldn’t have dreamed the real life story that would be written around the creation he delivered on June 21, 1939; Delage D8-120 chassis number 51760 had been fashioned into a cabriolet with an eight cylinder engine of just over 115 horsepower, and its mechanicals and frame were of the latest design from Courbevoie [...]

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