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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Grocery Getter or Rally Racer: CSM Mitsubishi EVO 10

Mar 13, 2012 1 Comment

A rally inspired road burner, the Mitsubishi EVO 10 is a sport car packaged inside a compact sedan.  With its aggressive styling and track-tuned turbocharged engine, it’s no wonder why there is such a strong loyalist following behind this family sedan gone rally racer.  CSM did a great job on the US spec diecast version [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite 250 GT Berlinetta SWB

Mar 12, 2012 2 Comments

As the result of one of Hot Wheels Elite’s latest in-house tools, these Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWBs are going to make a lot of Ferraristas happy – and leave them enough scratch for a year’s supply of sfogliatelle in the process. The 250 GT Berlinetta “Passo Corto” was introduced in 1959, and could be [...]

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Flash and Fantasy: 1:18 Spark’s Dauer Porsche 962 Le Mans

Mar 10, 2012 No Comments

There isn’t a car guy worth his oil rag who hasn’t had the fantasy of taking a racing machine on the highway. You can come close, if you’re piloting a Dauer 962 Le Mans. These street variants of Porsche’s 962 racers were ultra-playthings for the ultra-wealthy, with composite bodies, proper mufflers, a hydraulic suspension (to [...]

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Here Come Da Judge Acme 1970 “Promo GTO”

Mar 09, 2012 2 Comments

After pen-and-ink illustration passed away, but before the advent of computer- generated imaging, automobile ads featured carefully staged and shot photos of real cars. When Pontiac introduced the new-for-1970 GTO Judge, the car in those ads was a white Ram Air IV-powered Goat with all the bells and whistles the Judge package offered. That’s the [...]

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Spark 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

Spark’s 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0 is going to answer a lot of 1:18 Porsche collectors’ prayers. This model of the 3-liter, naturally aspirated car that former French skiing standout Bob Wollek drove in the GT class in 1975 – winning at the ADAC Super Sprint GT race at the Nurburgring’s Betonschleife circuit – brings [...]

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Kyosho 1:18 Master Piece Collection CTS Coupe

Mar 08, 2012 2 Comments

Kyosho keep rolling them out as they recently announced a new addition to their 1:18 Master Piece Collection - a Cadillac CTS Coupe.  Featuring opening hood, doors and trunk and knowing the attention to detail that Kyosho puts into their releases we except this will nothing less than another exquisite model for their 2012 line-up . We will bring you the [...]

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GreenLight Collectibles Daytona 500 Pace Cars

Feb 21, 2012 1 Comment

Coming to the table with two new licenses, GreenLight is offering its first set of 1:18 Daytona 500 pace cars, the result of a team effort between GreenLight, NASCAR, and the Daytona International Speedway. These detailed pace cars come from two very important years in NASCAR and DAYTONA 500 history; the 1979 Daytona 500 was the [...]

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