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Hitting the Street: Highway 61 / M&D International Debut 1:43 Muscle Lineup

Apr 21, 2012 No Comments

Things are going to get a lot more muscular in 1:43, thanks to a new line from those stalwarts of speed Highway 61. As seen in these factory photos of pre-production models, the resincast lineup will hit right from the heart of the era, and the chosen pieces look to be not only very well [...]

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Darrin’s Darling: GreenLight’s 1:24 “Bewitched” Camaro RS

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

When Darrin Stephens married Samantha on the classic TV show Bewitched (1964-1972), he had no idea she would turn out to be a witch – let alone drive such a classic, now historic, convertible. It was a good case of product placement on Chevys’ part; millions of viewers got to see Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery) looking [...]

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Bill Bennett’s “The Gasser Wars”

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

I can still almost hear the crackle from the dashboard speaker… “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!  Stone Woods & Cook, ‘Big John’ Mazmanian, and K.S. Pittman battle at Lions this Sunday  for the ultimate Gasser Shoot-out to crown the ‘King of the Gassers’! Lions Drag Strip, at Alameda and the San Diego Freeway in Wilmington. Gates open at [...]

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GreenLight Collectibles Hollywood Series 3

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

“Lights! Camera! Roll take 3!” shouts GreenLight Collectibles, as this third sequel of their popular Hollywood series reaches collectors. Ask any screenwriter: it’s difficult for any sequel to outperform its predecessor. But this Hollywood 3 series stands out, with an intriguing cast, including the Animal House 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, Apollo 13 1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, [...]

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Thank you Stephen Siller : TWH / Diecast Models Seagrave Tractor

Apr 17, 2012 No Comments

Stephen Siller was one of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Upon receiving the call from his fire department Siller immediately threw on nearly 70 pounds of gear and ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center to help in the rescue efforts.  With no second though [...]

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FROM THE DCX VAULT: Brock to the Future: Kyosho’s 1:18 “Brock” 240Z

Apr 16, 2012 1 Comment

Peter Brock had it all figured out in late 1966. He’d just penned a deal with Toyota to develop its sleek 2000GT as a race car, and had set up shop to do the necessary work almost as soon as he’d touched down from Japan. One minor problem – the cars never showed. It took [...]

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It’s ALIVE!: Die Cast X Digital Edition is HERE!

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments

Yeah… we know. It took a while. But the Die Cast X Digital Edition has launched – and we’re glad we took the extra time we needed to make it as cool as we have. If you’re a subscriber to the print edition, you’re already entitled to go digital; just click on the “Digital Edition” [...]

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GreenLight Goes Hollywood:The Men In Black Are Back

Apr 11, 2012 3 Comments

We’ve waited 8 years for it – and now the team behind the Men In Black movies has finally delivered the goods. Set to release on the 25th of May this year, MIB3‘s plot involves a time traveling rogue villain who kills MIB Agent K – thus altering the future.  Of course, Agent J must then travel [...]

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Dirty Snake – M2 Machines 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350

Apr 10, 2012 No Comments

The Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving (Carroll Shelby, proprietor), gave anyone with a few bucks and the need for speed the chance to hammer real race cars around a track, all in the name of enhancing driving skills – or proving their lack thereof. The cars were Shelby-prepped, of course, and this M2 [...]

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Leave it Stock or Modify?

Apr 09, 2012 8 Comments

Many collectors are perfectly happy to bring home their latest find and place it on the shelf. But for some car folks, the real fun starts when the tools come out – and the modifications begin. It’s a trend that started when cars were cheap and easy to find; as the years went by (and [...]

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