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And The Response Was…

Jul 24, 2012 13 Comments

For many of us, diecast model collecting is a passionate pastime, a life-long hobby, and a way to enhance our love of cars and celebrate the lore (and lure) of automobiles. And nothing can be as funny – or downright wild – as the reaction of a non-collector who’s seeing your collection for the very [...]

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Scoomer.com Alert – Very Rare Hot Wheels Silver Cuda Treasure Hunt

Jul 24, 2012 2 Comments

Every once in a while I get a chance to scan through the popular auction sites to see what goodie I can find – well here is one that Hot Wheels fanatics can’t stop talking about.  A limited amount of Plymouth Cuda Treasure Hunts escaped the factory in Silver.  I don’t know the exact story [...]

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Hot Wheels’ Drivers break Guinness World Record – Double Vertical Loop at 2012 X Games

Jul 19, 2012 No Comments

Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy set a Guinness World Record racing two vehicles through a six-story double vertical loop at the 2012 X Games in Los Angeles! It’s Hot Wheels for real!

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First Look: GreenLight’s GL Muscle Series 5

Jul 18, 2012 No Comments

That’s right; GreenLight busted a sneak peek of GL Muscle series 5 out for us (as in, all 6, and see them here, first). Though you’re looking at pre-production pieces, and actual production models will vary a bit, you won’t have to squint too hard to get an idea of what’s to come.  The set [...]

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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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