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Warner Bros. goes Mad!

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

Warner Bros. and original creator George Miller have released the trailer for their 2015 high-octane “guzzaline” reboot of one of the great car-guy films of all time – Mad Max: Fury Road. We’ve been waiting–with some trepidation–for a first look at the new Max to see if it can possibly live up to Miller’s original epic, the [...]

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Number one with a Bullitt!

Jul 28, 2014 No Comments

This one is sure to jump to the top spot on your 1:18 hit list. We don’t know much yet — other than it’s lean, green and comes with McQueen! Order Online Here.  

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ALL PLAY

Jul 26, 2014 No Comments

AMERICAN MUSCLE 1978 Dodge Warlock 1:18 | $70 As the 1970s were nearing an end, the big three started catering to a developing performance truck enthusi- ast market. Trucks were being seen as more than just workhorses, and because they flew under the insurance nannys’ radar, they could be equipped and sold as fairly aggressive [...]

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Dan Wheldon Tribute

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments

  With Respect GREENLIGHT Dan Wheldon Tribute 1:18 | $60 Dan Wheldon’s abbreviated life has been celebrated in many ways since his untimely departure in October of 2011, and GreenLight is joining the movement with this Wheldon family approved model of the #98 Bryan Herta Autosport car he drove to his second Indy 500 victory [...]

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Vanishing Point – from Greenlight and others

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

While we’re talking desirable Challengers, we would be remiss if we did not discuss the all-time most famous Challenger star car from the counter-culture cult car classic Vanishing Point. Lone driver Kowalski blasts across the scenic western countryside from Denver to San Francisco at the wheel of an ivory 1970 R/T, banging shifts through the pistol-grip-equipped [...]

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Dodge’s new Challenger runs like a Cat out of Hell!

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

You have to check out this video of Dodge’s 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat going Hemi-head to Hemi-head with a ’71 R/T. Spoiler alert: its fast. Really fast. Like, record-setting fast. We’re talking 10′s!   The classic Challenger is no slouch either: 13.68 uncorrected for a 43-year old Mopar! And its definitely prettier. Here are some [...]

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GMP Returns – Welcome Back Boys!

Jul 10, 2014 No Comments

A familiar friend is rejoining to the die cast world after a few years away, and that is fantastic news for fans of fine scale American Muscle and Hot Rods. Ladies and gentlemen, GMP is BACK! And the GMP guys are not tiptoeing back in – it is pedal to the diecast metal! Leading the [...]

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Auto World 1969 Dodge Charger

Jul 07, 2014 No Comments

One of the late, lamented Ertl’s seminal mold sets was a 1969 Dodge Charger that weighed only slightly less than an anvil (a Hot Wheels 1:18 of the car weighed even more), and had about as much real detail. But we loved it — to the tune of tens of thousands sold, including some rarities [...]

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Auto World Richard Petty 1972 Roadrunner

Jul 05, 2014 No Comments

Richard Petty lost his Chrysler Corp sponsorship after the 1971 season, so STP president Andy Granatelli reached out and offered to pour STP money into King Richard’s team finances for 1972 — with the caveat being that Petty’s car would no longer wear its distinctive blue color, toting STP’s red instead. Petty said “no” — [...]

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Auto World Dodge Monaco Police Cars

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

  Many of the same details of the “Hazzard” car have made it onto this pair of ’74 Dodge Monaco State Trooper cars, of course, and if you dig cop cars, you’re in luck. The models get it right, starting with the overall look – blocky, big, and rolling on dog-dish-capped wheels, with authentic markings [...]

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