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

Nov 24, 2012 No Comments

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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To Infiniti… and Beyond: Paudi’s 1:18 Infiniti G37 Coupe

Nov 21, 2012 2 Comments

Ever hear of Paudi Models? You will. This maker of higher-end, highly detailed modern machinery is becoming a favorite of collectors who favor the current crop of Asian-market automobiles, and images like this beautifully presented Infiniti G37S coupe is part of the reason why. The feature list on the piece is impressive: opening doors, hood, [...]

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GreenLight Goes Vampy: 1:18 “Bella’s Chevy Pickup” Rises Up

Nov 20, 2012 No Comments

Okay, here’s the checklist: She’s a hottie. She likes to ride motorcycles. She drives a beat up old Chevy pickup truck. And, as seen in the Twilight series of films, she also has a thing for bloodsuckers. Hey, three out of four ain’t bad. While we can’t attest to character “Bella’s” taste in men, we [...]

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CMC Magic: 1:18 Maserati 300S is Another Bolt from the Blue

Nov 13, 2012 No Comments

CMC’s 1:18 Maserati 300S is another bolt from the blue (well, okay, it’s red, but you get what we mean) from a company with an almost Thor-like capacity to hit their target time after time. The selected subjects are always just edgy enough and historical enough to be worth doing, and the “CMC Effect” – [...]

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GreenLight 2010 & 2011 Shelby GT500

Oct 17, 2012 1 Comment

Mustang fans better get their shelves ready; GreenLight has partnered with Shelby to deliver a pair of 1:18 2010/2011 Mustangs outfitted as Shelby GT500s.  It’s a cool looking pair – one black with red and white “performance” stripes, and the other Kona Blue with white stripes, both rolling on distinctive graphite-colored Shelby wheels and toting [...]

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DCX VIDEO! Auto World’s “Legends of the Quarter Mile” “Blue Max” Funny Car

Oct 16, 2012 1 Comment

Ahhh, yes – the funny car. ‘Glass bodied, tube framed, and powered by all manner of hellacious engines, these wild, flip-top  machines and their pilots defined the outlaw segment of the drag world, and pleased crowds from coast to coast in match races that pitted smack-talking rivals against each other in a nitro-fueled battle of [...]

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Pre-Production Sneak Peek – CMC Maserati 300S

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

Our close friend and contributor to Die Cast X Magazine Mr. Bill Bennett shared these images of CMC’s latest work of art.  From the photos Bill snapped this afternoon, we are blown away as CMC outdid themselves yet again.  Just feast your eyes on those delicate yet superbly replicated buckles.  Keep an eye out as we [...]

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Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 – Le Mans 2012 – #51 and #66 by BBR

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments

BBR a brand known for its attention to detail and extreme accuracy has two new 458 Italia liveries coming soon. We hope to get our hands on these for a full review. FERRARI 458 ITALIA GT2 #51 – LMGTE PRO – LE MANS 2012 CLASS WINNER – AF CORSE – FISICHELLA – BRUNI – VILLANDER [...]

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Mighty Mouse – AUTOart Alfa-Romeo Giulia TZ2

Oct 04, 2012 2 Comments

  Many experts consider the Alfa-Romeo TZ2 one of the finest GT racers ever built, second only to its bigger cousin, the Ferrari 250 GTO. The lightweight little car had a 1570 cc four-cylinder DOHC twin-plug engine (modified for racing, or course), and it’s a rare ride, too: only 10 or 12 of the fiberglass-bodied racers [...]

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License to Thrill: AUTOart Lola /Aston Martin B09/60 (DBR1-2) #007

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments

Lola / Aston Martin’s Gulf Oil-liveried #007 LMP1 prototype dominated the 2009 five-race Le Mans Series, winning the Team, Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championships, and was the highest-finishing gasoline-powered racer to complete the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing fourth behind the diesel powered cars of Peugeot and Audi. Powered by a raucous production-based engine, and [...]

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