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In Honor of: Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Release 9

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

  Grab your throttle and get ready for the ultimate Chevy scaled racing experience with Thunderjet Ultra G release 9;  a dedicated release to the 100th anniversary of Chevy.  As Auto World standardly does with most of their Slot Car line ups enthusiasts will find 6 different vehicles included in the set and each is [...]

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Grocery Getter or Rally Racer: CSM Mitsubishi EVO 10

Mar 13, 2012 1 Comment

A rally inspired road burner, the Mitsubishi EVO 10 is a sport car packaged inside a compact sedan.  With its aggressive styling and track-tuned turbocharged engine, it’s no wonder why there is such a strong loyalist following behind this family sedan gone rally racer.  CSM did a great job on the US spec diecast version [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite 250 GT Berlinetta SWB

Mar 12, 2012 2 Comments

As the result of one of Hot Wheels Elite’s latest in-house tools, these Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWBs are going to make a lot of Ferraristas happy – and leave them enough scratch for a year’s supply of sfogliatelle in the process. The 250 GT Berlinetta “Passo Corto” was introduced in 1959, and could be [...]

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First Response Announces New Tooling’s For Police Relicas

Mar 11, 2012 No Comments

Specifically designed to accurately replicate their full size police spec counterparts, you won’t find roof racks, running boards and other features all too common on civilian models here. First Response Replicas sourced the basic Diplomat tooling from MotorMax then created all new tooling’s to replicate authentic vehicle parts such as mirrors, wheels with actual slots, individual “dog dish” hubcaps and authentic [...]

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Flash and Fantasy: 1:18 Spark’s Dauer Porsche 962 Le Mans

Mar 10, 2012 No Comments

There isn’t a car guy worth his oil rag who hasn’t had the fantasy of taking a racing machine on the highway. You can come close, if you’re piloting a Dauer 962 Le Mans. These street variants of Porsche’s 962 racers were ultra-playthings for the ultra-wealthy, with composite bodies, proper mufflers, a hydraulic suspension (to [...]

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On Track: Lionel Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne

Mar 09, 2012 No Comments

Lionel – yes, that Lionel – is now a player in the NASCAR collectibles field, and they’re making some killer stuff. This pre-production pair of 1:24 Hendrick Motorsport Impalas is deco’d in 2012 liveries, replicating Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s forthcoming “Diet Mountain Dew” No. 88 and Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 “Farmers Insurance” – sponsored car. The [...]

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Here Come Da Judge Acme 1970 “Promo GTO”

Mar 09, 2012 2 Comments

After pen-and-ink illustration passed away, but before the advent of computer- generated imaging, automobile ads featured carefully staged and shot photos of real cars. When Pontiac introduced the new-for-1970 GTO Judge, the car in those ads was a white Ram Air IV-powered Goat with all the bells and whistles the Judge package offered. That’s the [...]

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Spark 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

Spark’s 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0 is going to answer a lot of 1:18 Porsche collectors’ prayers. This model of the 3-liter, naturally aspirated car that former French skiing standout Bob Wollek drove in the GT class in 1975 – winning at the ADAC Super Sprint GT race at the Nurburgring’s Betonschleife circuit – brings [...]

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GreenLight’s GL Muscle Ups the Horsepower for Series 4

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

GL Muscle is hitting the gym early this year, packing on some serious muscle as its 4th release fast approaches. This line-up is jam-packed full of horsepower featuring cars that ruled the streets then and now! Series 4 begins with the classic 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle, “America’s most popular mid-sized car.” To its side are the [...]

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Auto World 1:64 True L.E.

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

In a bold move, Auto World has redefined the meaning of a “limited edition”, by providing proof that certain models won’t – and can’t  – ever be re-issued. The new “True L.E.” series of diecast vehicles will be the first mass-manufactured line that actually destroys the tool from which the models are made, once the [...]

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