1:18

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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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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