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New Lux, Kyosho Style: Upcoming 1:18 Cadillac SLS Preview Pics!

New Lux, Kyosho Style: Upcoming 1:18 Cadillac SLS Preview Pics!

Kyosho has been doing some very good work on American luxury cars this past couple of years, thanks to an agreement with an outside vendor with a distinct flair for GM’s upper-crust brands. So far, we’ve been given a CTS sedan (and its CTS-V variant), and we’ve been promised a CTS coupe in both iterations as well […]
Run Through The Jungle: Auto World’s 1:18 “Jungle Jim” Camaro Funny Car

Run Through The Jungle: Auto World’s 1:18 “Jungle Jim” Camaro Funny Car

The Auto World “Legends of the Quarter Mile” series just keeps on chooglin’ along with this latest image – seen here as a factory-approved pre-production sneak peek. It’s “Jungle Jim” Liberman’s outrageous ’71 Camaro flopper in all its glory, right down to the Hemi engine and zoomie headers. The diecast chassis supports a plastic body […]

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Die Cast X TV LIVE Presents “Cup of Joe” December 9, recap

Die Cast X TV LIVE Presents “Cup of Joe” December 9, recap

Yes, it’s true…we’re all NEW. The Internet’s ONLY live streaming model review show has a NEW name and NEW air time: Sundays starting at 11am Eastern time (8 a.m. Pacific), Cup of Joe will air from a NEW location filled with more models than you can imagine. More news, more conversation with industry leaders, more […]

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2 Fast 4 U: GreenLight’s 1:18 “2 Fast 2 Furious” Challenger

2 Fast 4 U: GreenLight’s 1:18 “2 Fast 2 Furious” Challenger

2 Fast 2 Furious, the sequel to the blockbuster film The Fast and the Furious, gave screen time to a lot of memorable machinery doing some unforgettable (and not exactly legal) things. One such scene had this car, a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, driven by Eric Etebari (playing the role of “Darden”) in a tag […]
Kyosho sees a Ghost.. and a Phantom.. in 1:43

Kyosho sees a Ghost.. and a Phantom.. in 1:43

Kyosho’s 1:18 Rolls Royce is getting some company in 1:43, thanks to this pair of extended wheelbase variants. First up is the 1:43 Rolls Royce Ghost, in “extended wheelbase” form, wearing a color called “Darkest Tungsten” – a fitting scheme for this more sporting Rolls. We like the added pieces all over the car – […]

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Without a Hitch: Motorhead Miniatures 1:18 “Out of Gas” Figures Set

Without a Hitch: Motorhead Miniatures 1:18 “Out of Gas” Figures Set

Meet Lorraine and Cody, a surprisingly cheerful couple who manage a smile, despite the fact that they’re clearly stuck. This latest set of figurines from Motorhead Miniatures “1201” line (so named for its limited editions of 1201 pieces/sets) is made from cold-cast resin, and includes the figures, an “Out of Gas” sign (attached here to […]
Subie Do: Sun Star’s 1:18 Impreza 555 Impresses

Subie Do: Sun Star’s 1:18 Impreza 555 Impresses

Subaru’s Impreza 555 was born to be a rally car, and its hard-nosed capability on the most torturous circuits was proven worldwide. In 1993, whilst star driver Colin McRae was in Malaysia, Bruno Berglund and Ari Vatanen debuted the tough-as-nails sedan at Finland’s 1000 Lakes Rally, bringing the 300-horse turbo flat-four-powered hustler home in second […]

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Legends Remembered: M2 Machines’ Shelby Tribute Cars

Legends Remembered: M2 Machines’ Shelby Tribute Cars

Carroll Shelby’s legacy remains one of the strongest in automotive history. M2 Machines’ “Shelby Tribute” 1:24 and 1:64 first-gen Shelby 1965 Mustang GT350s celebrate the life of the legend, and each car wears the number “89” (Mr. Shelby’s age at passing), a brace of reproduced Shelby signatures on its roof, and the stylized “CS” logo […]
Look Back and Remember: November 22, 1963

Look Back and Remember: November 22, 1963

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we must also take a moment to remember another American moment – one not so happy – that happened on this day in 1963. It’s not very often that a model causes controversy. But when Minichamps  released a replica of President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 “X-100” Lincoln – replete with figures […]
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