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Minichamps 1955 Lincoln Futura: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS!

Minichamps 1955 Lincoln Futura: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS!

Holy famous show cars, Batman! We just got these factory snaps of the finalized 1955 Lincoln Futura from Minichamps’ new American Dream Car lineup, and we’re chomping at the bit to have one of these giant resins in hand. We’d seen a pre-production piece a few weeks back – and featured the not-yet-cooked cars in […]
ACME Brings Back the PM Gassers!

ACME Brings Back the PM Gassers!

Well, we’ve been hoping it would happen, and it has: resurgent diecast brand ACME is resurrecting the excellent 1:18 Willys Gassers that were once the pride of the Precision Miniatures stable. This latest development is proof yet again that the company’s bottom line is getting stronger – and those at the helm are as savvy […]

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AUTOart 1:18 Mercedes G-Klasse: Klasse Act

AUTOart 1:18 Mercedes G-Klasse: Klasse Act

Not much has changed on the outside of Mercedes-Benz’ G-class SUV since it debuted in 1979, but the super-rugged machine, first developed as a military vehicle, has had a ton of refinements from within. The first examples, called “G-Wagen” (for “Gelandewagen”, roughly translated as “watch me climb this wall“), were co-manufactured by Daimler-Benz and Steyr-Daimler-Puch, […]
Minichamps “Mullin” 1:18 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” : Goddess on Wheels

Minichamps “Mullin” 1:18 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” : Goddess on Wheels

Minichamps 1938 Hispano-Suiza H6C “Dubonnet” 1:18 | $295.00  Super collectors are a rare and wonderful bunch of folks. They have the money, time, and space to indulge in their passions, be they model cars, their full-sized counterparts, or both. Minichamps understands that, and the proof is this exquisite Hispano-Suiza “Xenia” in 1:18 resin, the debut […]

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Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 348 TS: Top This

Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 348 TS: Top This

Around 8,500 Ferrari 348s were produced between 1989 and 1995 – a pretty serious number by Ferrari standards – and both the car, and Ferrari itself, went through a few changes during that time. For the 348, most were subtle, like the millimetric changes to its width and wheelbase, or the mild reshuffling of its […]
Hot Water: ACME’s 1:18 “Southern Speed” 1965 El Camino

Hot Water: ACME’s 1:18 “Southern Speed” 1965 El Camino

ACME “Southern Speed & Marine” 1965 Chevy El Camino 1:18 | $129.95 Those old story-tellers at ACME Trading Company are fielding a new and welcome  addition to a brand they first floated during the GMP days: the “Southern Speed & Marine” line. This 1:18 series is right up the Winder, Georgia, company’s alley, and the […]

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Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette is HERE!

Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette is HERE!

Deadline is always a crazy time for us. But sometimes, something comes along that tears us away from the files and photos. That time happened yesterday when an overnight package arrived here straight from Maisto, containing not one, but two examples of their 2014 Corvette. We’ve been following the development of this C7 since Maisto […]
ACME “Tom’s Garage” 1932 Ford: Join the Club

ACME “Tom’s Garage” 1932 Ford: Join the Club

ACME’s “Tom’s Garage” ’32 Ford five window is on deck, and we thought we’d share these photos of the pre-production piece that Mat and the ACME boys sent along. As you can see, the model’s got more of that classic old rod’s DNA, done with a new upper body and a classic scalloped paint job […]

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Minichamps’ 1:18 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3: OMG AMG

Minichamps’ 1:18 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3: OMG AMG

There a lot of letters attached to the track-ready version of Mercerdes-Benz’s  6.3-liter, mega-buck SLS, and to that jumble, Minichamps has added another three: ABS. As in plastic. That’s the material that the German maker has used for the sealed body shell of this latest model of the triumphant Teuton, seen here in its debut […]
Paudi Models: Say Hello

Paudi Models: Say Hello

Paudi Models has, up until recently, been hard at work self-promoting their lineup of high-featured 1:18 diecast cars here in the United States. Here’s good news: the manufacturer now has a pipeline into the US – Taylor Sports Collector – and the going, crowing, and growing for this premium maker should get a lot smoother. […]
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