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Minichamps Mullin Collection 1902 Panhard & Levassor Type B1 Rear Entrance Tonneau

Jan 05, 2015 No Comments

Brass-Era Beauty 1:43 | $99 Brass-era models were not uncommon in 1:43 when diecast collecting started in the 1960s, but in recent years they’ve become exceedingly rare.  This Minichamps’ 1902 Panhard & Levassor Type B1 is simply the best of its type I have ever seen.  Its resin body has crisp louvers, deeply cushioned seats, [...]

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AutoWorld Dirty Mary Crazy Larry 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

Jan 04, 2015 No Comments

A Movie Mopar We’ve All Been Waiting For! 1:18 | $89.99 Here’s one you’ll surely recognize: the 1969 Dodge Charger made famous by the small-time hood and would-be NASCAR hero title character in 1974’s Dirty Mary Crazy Larry. Together with tagalong hitchhiker Mary and ace mechanic Deke who keeps the Mopar running fast enough to [...]

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AUTOart Toyota 2000GT

Jan 03, 2015 No Comments

Japan’s First Supercar 1:18 | $163.90  Toyota’s sleek 2000GT exploded onto the automotive scene on 1967, and virtually single-handedly redefined the image of the Japanese performance car. Built in a joint venture with Yamaha, the 2000GT was as capable as it was beautiful — a potent inline-6 engine, mounted back in the long nose, short [...]

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AUTOart Two-Stage Coilover Pen & Flashlight

Jan 03, 2015 No Comments

Fans of go-fast hardware will like this pen and flashlight set. Resembling a racing coil-over shock with two-stage springs and a reservoir, this 4 1/2-inch beauty is the picture of precision, with a titanium gray or gold anodized housing, and red and black powder-coated springs. To use it, just unscrew the spring portion, reverse it, [...]

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AutoWorld Dirty Mary Crazy Larry 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

Jan 02, 2015 No Comments

A Movie Mopar We’ve All Been Waiting For! 1:18 | $89.99 Here’s one you’ll surely recognize: the 1969 Dodge Charger made famous by the small-time hood and would-be NASCAR hero title character in 1974’s Dirty Mary Crazy Larry. Together with tagalong hitchhiker Mary and ace mechanic Deke who keeps the Mopar running fast enough to [...]

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AUTOart Toyota 2000GT

Jan 01, 2015 No Comments

Japan’s First Supercar 1:18 | $163.90 Toyota’s sleek 2000GT exploded onto the automotive scene on 1967, and virtually single-handedly redefined the image of the Japanese performance car. Built in a joint venture with Yamaha, the 2000GT was as capable as it was beautiful — a potent inline-6 engine, mounted back in the long nose, short [...]

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Minichamps BMW “Gösser Beer” BMW 3.5 CSL

Jan 01, 2015 No Comments

Team Schnitzer and their Gösser Beer-sponsored BMW 3.5 CSL had a good racing season in 1976, winning both the Nurburgring 1000km and the 6 Hours of Zeltweg on the Osterreichring circuit in Austria, finishing the season second to Porsche in the World Championship for Makes.  Nicknamed “Batmobiles” because of their outrageous body mods, the BMWs [...]

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Matrix 1956 Nash Palm Beach

Dec 31, 2014 No Comments

The Niftiest Nash ! 1:43 | $107.99  For a few glorious years, Nash was the only American company building world-class sports cars; Nash-Healey sports-racing roadsters finished third overall behind the winning Mercedes in the 1952 Le Mans 24 Hour and 7th in that year’s Mille Miglia. You could buy the lovely Pininfarina-bodied Nash-Healey Coupe at [...]

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Brooklin 1957 Oldsmobile Convertible

Dec 30, 2014 No Comments

Super 88 1:43 | $127 1957 brought new longer, lower (and heavier) bodies for the entire Oldsmobile lineup, incorporating what Harley Earl deemed the “Ho-Lo Bumper,” a full width oval that enclosed the mesh grille with block “Oldsmobile” lettersand parking lights. Brooklin has released this striking white-metal model of the mid-range Super 88 Convertible.ALL the [...]

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Minichamps “Mullin Collection 1939 Bugatti 57C “Aravis”

Dec 30, 2014 No Comments

Only three Type 57C Aravis drophead coupe bodies were built to Jean Bugatti’s design, and Jean himself called it “the most beautiful Bugatti.” The last one, S/N 57768, was built for famed French driver Maurice Trintignant, and is now in Oxnard, CA’s Mullin Collection. It’s also the subject of this gorgeous — and accurate — [...]

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