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From “The Vault”: Sword/TWH’s Classic Tuff Trucks Revisited

Mar 21, 2012 No Comments

To the uninitiated, the scale of one to fifty might sound like a level of reduction that could make detail and features hard to see and appreciate. Nope. To those truck and equipment collectors who know and love the scale – and boy, do they ever – well done 1:50 models offer a perfect balance [...]

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NEW VIDEO: Sunstar’s 1:18 “Back to the Future” DeLoreans

Mar 20, 2012 4 Comments

Well,  it took us a while, but our new series of hands-on video reviews is ready to debut. With our new set, new graphics, and a truckload of new models to showcase, these vids will be our way of extending our coverage of some of the coolest and most exciting products in the hobby. In [...]

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AUTO REWIND: CMC’s Incredible 1958 Ferrari Testa Rossa

Mar 20, 2012 No Comments

With its new Ferrari California on deck, we thought we’d take a trip back to a review of one of the coolest, deepest, and most enjoyable high-end 1:18 diecasts ever created: CMC’s 1958 Ferrari Testa Rossa. Enjoy this one, taken from “The Vault”.    There are legends, and then there are legends; cars that parted [...]

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American Muscle 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Mar 19, 2012 1 Comment

Louis Chevrolet would be proud: to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Chevrolet, American Muscle has debuted the “Chevy Centennial” collection. The series is comprised of several iconic late ’60s and early ’70s Chevrolet muscle cars, including this “Elite Edition” 1970 Chevelle SS 396. Offered in an exclusive “Le Mans Blue Chrome” finish with black stripes, [...]

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XCO 1:64 Lexus GS450h: One From Out of “Dabox”

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments

Back when the Internal Combustion Engine was first making its presence known, folks would put money on impromptu horse vs. automobile races. The horses, who needed nothing more than a bale of hay and a shot of spur to get them motivated, would usually be at the finish line happily chomping oats while the home-tuned [...]

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Number One with a Bullet: Danbury Mint 1:24 1950 Studebaker

Mar 17, 2012 2 Comments

They got their start building wagons for the American Trail, but in 1950, Studebaker was building some of the wildest cars on the American Road. Painted in sahara sand, this 1:24 1950 “bullet-nosed” champion convertible comes with a removable fabric top and a soft vinyl boot cover. Virtually everything works, including the doors, hood, trunk, [...]

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GreenLight’s all new 1:64 Indy Series

Mar 16, 2012 No Comments

GreenLight has been working in cooperation with the IMS and Dallara since Fall 2012 as they developed and field tested the new Dallara chassis. As they were field-testing the new chassis and tweaking, GreenLight was hard at work tooling 1:18 and 1:64 scale replicas of the all new highly advanced platform. At the same time, [...]

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Luxury Collectibles Keep Them Coming

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments

Luxury Collectibles has recently announced a new wave of color variations for their popular 1:43 General Motors series.  Included in wave 3 are a Chevy Camaro SS Coupe in Silver Ice Metallic, a Cadillac CTS Sports Wagon in Black Raven, a Cadillac CTS-V Sedan in White Diamond, a Cadillac CTS Coupe in Thunder Gray, a [...]

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Awesome Aston

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

Minichamps 2010 Aston Martin Rapide 1:43| $55.00   The 2010 Rapide was named the “sexiest, sportiest 4-seater ever seen” by Road and Track magazine, and Minichamps’ new diecast model makes that statement easy to understand. Although the Rapide is almost 200 inches long, its sleek, flowing lines and big 20” wheels make it look much [...]

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Four Star TVR

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

  Automodello’s 1970’s 2500M 1:43  $95.00 for red or yellow, $235.00 for black.   TVR was never a household name in this country, but the thoroughly British two-seater was a fixture in the sports car scene from the late ‘50’s well into the ‘90’s. Automodello has followed their fine Griffith 200 (a TVR Grantura with [...]

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