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NEW MODEL MAKER! ESVAL Models Appears On The Scene

NEW MODEL MAKER! ESVAL Models Appears On The Scene

If you’ve never heard of model maker “ESVAL”, welcome to the club. But don’t be too hard on yourself. The company is a brand-new player in the burgeoning 1:43 market, and this group of factory photos – dusty though they may be – show a lot of promise from this spanking-new line of resincasts. The […]

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IXO 1:43 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” – BONUS PHOTOS

IXO 1:43 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” – BONUS PHOTOS

Wayne Moyer has handed in his review of IXO’s 1:43 1933 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” for the Summer 2013 issue of Die Cast X – but we couldn’t resist posting these bonus snaps of the model, which is patterned after a machine currently residing in the Blackhawk Collection. Only five 1:1 Silver Arrows were made; […]
Die Cast X TV LIVE: Cup O’ Joe, February 3

Die Cast X TV LIVE: Cup O’ Joe, February 3

This show was jammed! Auto World sent along the latest 1:18 Funny Cars – the “Jungle Jim” Camaro (a first for this mold set), and the Shirley Muldowney “Bounty Huntress”. We also have a look at Greenlight’s 1:18 “Mecum Auction” Hemi Challenger convertible, then we kick back with some neat 1:43 from Brooklin, IXO, and […]

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OTTO Strikes Again: VW Corrado G60 Hauls Into Town

OTTO Strikes Again: VW Corrado G60 Hauls Into Town

You can stretch a bit to attach it to the name “Conrad”, but for the most part, “Corrado” is one of those exotic sounding handles that suggest a romantic back story… but basically mean nothing. Unless you’re a car guy. In that case, the word brings up a picture of one of Volkswagen’s greatest driver’s […]
STOP THE PRESSES! Sun Star 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible is HERE!

STOP THE PRESSES! Sun Star 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible is HERE!

Much as UK-based Brooklin have made themselves (not just a little ironically) the kings of classic American-themed model cars in 1:43, Asian model manufacturing giant Sun Star has made themselves the reigning rulers of the 1:18/1:12 mid-scale classics roost by choosing great subject matter and doing it really well. We have this outstanding new 1959 […]

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SPY SHOTS! Minichamps 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura FACTORY PHOTOS

SPY SHOTS! Minichamps 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura FACTORY PHOTOS

Now, we know you can’t see us. So, you’ll have to believe that we’re all smiling like a bunch of schoolkids at these spy shots of Minichamps’ in-process 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura – the lead-off piece for their upcoming Dream Cars series. According to our source, this pre-production image is finalized in its shape – […]

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Cup of Joe, Catch all the fun from Sunday, January 20!

Cup of Joe, Catch all the fun from Sunday, January 20!

The January 20 episode of “Cup O’ Joe” went off without a hitch – and that’s a good thing, since Joe and Frank had a few new models on hand to share! The show started with an unexpected return visit from Hot Wheels Elite’s 1:18 1966 Barris Batmobile – in celebration of the real car’s […]
New Co-Host, New Logo for Die Cast X TV’s “Cup O’ Joe”

New Co-Host, New Logo for Die Cast X TV’s “Cup O’ Joe”

“Cup o’ Joe” is Die Cast X Magazine‘s live streaming show, appearing every other Sunday at 11AM Eastern, 8AM Pacific – and with over 114,000 viewer minutes, it looks like the show is really starting to get traction among collectors! That doesn’t mean we’re sitting back and taking it easy… far from it. Frank Quarant […]
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