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To The Max: Auto World’s “Legends of the Quarter Mile” 1971 “Blue Max” Mustang

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

Funny Cars were truly serious machines – outrageous fiberglass “flopper” bodies over tube rail chassis, and huge, blown engines that shot flames out of “zoomie” headers made the cars visually compelling, and real crowd pleasers. Now, the scale collecting crowd is in for a treat, thanks to Auto World and their new “Legends of the [...]

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Greenlight Releases 2012 Twilight Product Line

May 29, 2012 3 Comments

Greenlight Collectibles will be offering an officially licensed product line of collectible cars featured in The Twilight Saga series of books and movies. The product line is scheduled to be released in October 2012, a month before the highly anticipated release of the final movie Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II, which hits theaters on November [...]

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Force And Hight To Honor Elvis At Bristol With Special Funny Cars

May 16, 2012 No Comments

Legendary Funny Car driver John Force and teammate Robert Hight will honor the legacy of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll during the 12th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, June 15-17. In conjunction with Elvis PresleyEnterprises, Inc. and Lionel NASCAR Collectables, John Force Racing will once again feature Elvis on their one-of-a-kind [...]

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Kyosho Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro

May 16, 2012 No Comments

What was Audi to do after they’d mastered perfection with their R8? The answer was easy for the team of engineers in Ingolstadt - push the boundaries even further.  Mission accomplished: they produced the 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI – otherwise known as the ten-cylinder R8. Though similar to the S8′s motor (itself a de-tuned version of the Lamborghini Gallardo’s ten-cylinder power plant) with [...]

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Sneak Peek: Coming This June From Motorhead Miniatures – 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX

May 05, 2012 No Comments

Thanks to Motorhead Miniatures, the tiny hairs on the back of your neck should be standing at attention – that is, if you’ve seen their new limited edition 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX in Sebring Yellow. This model marks the first of a series from Motorhead Miniatures, based on classic 1:18th scale mold sets from Autoworld [...]

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American Muscle 1978 Dodge Warlock

May 04, 2012 1 Comment

As the 1970’s were nearing an end, the big three started catering to a developing performance truck enthusiast market. Trucks were being seen as more than just work horses, and because they flew under the insurance nannys’ radar, they could be equipped and sold as fairly aggressive performance machines with lowered stances, big block motors, [...]

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FROM THE DCX VAULT: Brock to the Future: Kyosho’s 1:18 “Brock” 240Z

Apr 16, 2012 1 Comment

Peter Brock had it all figured out in late 1966. He’d just penned a deal with Toyota to develop its sleek 2000GT as a race car, and had set up shop to do the necessary work almost as soon as he’d touched down from Japan. One minor problem – the cars never showed. It took [...]

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GreenLight Goes Hollywood:The Men In Black Are Back

Apr 11, 2012 3 Comments

We’ve waited 8 years for it – and now the team behind the Men In Black movies has finally delivered the goods. Set to release on the 25th of May this year, MIB3‘s plot involves a time traveling rogue villain who kills MIB Agent K – thus altering the future.  Of course, Agent J must then travel [...]

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Dirty Snake – M2 Machines 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350

Apr 10, 2012 No Comments

The Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving (Carroll Shelby, proprietor), gave anyone with a few bucks and the need for speed the chance to hammer real race cars around a track, all in the name of enhancing driving skills – or proving their lack thereof. The cars were Shelby-prepped, of course, and this M2 [...]

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Auto World Announces Newly Detailed General Lee

Apr 09, 2012 6 Comments

Silver Screen Machines, a brand of Auto World, is proud to announce the release of the most accurate 1:18 scale General Lee die-cast model ever, paying homage to the iconic car from the classic television series “Dukes of Hazzard™.” Newly freshened and ready to roll, collectors can finally have their own authentic General Lee – [...]

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