1:18

Lights! Camera! GreenLight…………..

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments

One of the American muscle era’s greatest accomplishments was the 1970 Dodge Challenger.  Using the Chrysler “E” platform, and sharing major components with the Plymouth Barracuda, the Dodge Challenger was Mopar’s answer to Ford’s Mustang and Chevy’s Camaro.  The performance model was the R/T (Road/Track), with a 383 CID Magnum V8, rated at 335 bhp. [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: CMC’s 1:18 1960 Ferrari 250 California

Jul 12, 2012 4 Comments

Oh, we’ve tried. But we just can’t seem to keep the superlatives from flowing like a good red wine around here. CMC’s latest model has hit our table, and the words, most ending in exclamations, are just popping into our heads. Forgive the enthusiasm. This latest from the German/Chinese model maker is truly a standout [...]

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BONUS PHOTOS! Sunstar’s 1:18 1960 Plymouth Fury Convertible

Jul 08, 2012 3 Comments

Yeah, we know… it’s only digital. But even if the images we shoot for every issue really only exist on “the cloud” – wherever that may be – we hate to see all that photo setup and shooting go to waste just because we can’t fit them all into the print edition of DCX. This [...]

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Bonus Photos / Snap Review: Paragon 1:18 1968 Rolls-Royce Mulliner Park Ward Coupe

Jul 06, 2012 1 Comment

Paragon / Jadi’s 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward coupe is one of the breakout surprises of 2012 – a smashing good model (if we can borrow from the British vernacular) that shows an entirely new level of finesse, detail, and yes… cool (strictly American). The doors, hood, and trunk open, the wheels steer, [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: Sunstar’s 1:18 “Russ Truelove” 1956 Mercury Stock Car

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments

Russ Truelove had made two – count ‘em, two – payments on his brand-new 1956 Mercury Montclair when he entered it into the 1956 Daytona 500, and in order to get the car to a different (and, apparently, distant) Mercury dealership for the addition of its 260-horse hop-up kit (all the better to get the [...]

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GreenLight Collectibles 2012 IZOD Indycar Series

Jun 25, 2012 No Comments

Indy Car Race fans get ready to wipe the saliva from your chin as GreenLight Collectibles just announced their 1:18 line up which includes Graham Rahal’s #38,  Mike Conway’s #14 Ed Carpenter #20, a Chevrolet Test Car and the Indy 500 Event Car just to name a few of the thirteen vehicles to be offered in [...]

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Kyosho Audi Q7 / Facelift

Jun 20, 2012 1 Comment

Having recently announced their replicas of Audi 2010 R8 5.2 FSI models, Kyosho is following up by announcing the Audi Q7 / “facelift”.  Audi’s redesign of the popular CUV came in 2010 and included a new single-frame grille with vertical chrome accents, redesigned bumpers, more distinctive underbody protection, updated side sills, aggressive fender flares, and [...]

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NEW VIDEO!: Sunstar’s 1:18 1958 Ford Fairlane Hardtop

Jun 12, 2012 1 Comment

Sunstar’s Platinum Collection is one of the true success stories in 1:18, and it’s still thriving. The reason is pretty simple. It’s a high-detail, value-conscious lineup, made up mostly of classic 1950′s American cruisers – like this ’58 Ford Fairlane hardtop coupe. With a full set of features, and a killer presence on display, this [...]

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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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