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Hard Boiled

Aug 10, 2014 No Comments

AUTOART Koenigsegg CCX 1:18 | $205 With twin superchargers, 800-plus horsepower, undeniable style, and the kind of exclusivity that only cars in its price class can carry, the mid-engine CCX from Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg (say KER-nig-zegg) can roughhouse with any of the top supercars on the road today. AUTOart’s slick black model of the [...]

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Auto World 1970 Chevelle

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

  Another car that had us going back in the salad days of American Muscle was Ertl’s 1970 Chevelle, and it, too, was sorely in need of more detail and features. Which, thank the gods of diecast, is exactly what this heavily reworked Auto World version of that hoary old mold set offers. While not [...]

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King’s Car

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

HOT WHEELS Elite “Presley” Dino 308 GT4 1:18 | $90 It comes in a window box, but Hot Wheels’ Elite model of the black 1976 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4, a vehicle that was once owned by Elvis Presley, all but disappears against its black packaging. No worries; this one comes alive once it’s been pulled [...]

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Auto World “Legends of the Quarter Mile” Camaro Funny Car

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

  Jeg Coughlin started as a high-school wrench with a passion for speed, and it wasn’t long before he’d clinched a slew of trophies at the local tracks. By 1959, his ‘55 Chevy had taken him to a class win at a Nationals. But Jeg was about more than going fast, and in 1960, he [...]

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Otto Models Audi Coupe GT

Aug 03, 2014 No Comments

  OTTO’s Audi Coupe GT is one of those models that you pull out of its box and just kind of stare at for a while. Part of that is because it’s just so well done; the other part of the lingering gaze has to do with utter familiarity. Thanks to the resin body and [...]

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Mark Donohue

Jul 31, 2014 No Comments

Winning with The Unfair Advantage By Bill Bennett ROGER PENSKE SAID, “MARK WAS A THINKING DRIVER. He knew when to go and when not to go. He wasn’t going to win it on guts, he was going to win it on using his head.” Mark Donohue (March 18, 1937-August 19, 1975) was one of the [...]

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Family Jewel

Jul 29, 2014 No Comments

Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari FF 1:18 | $100 There’s just no telling what Enzo Ferrari would have had to say about the recently unveiled Ferrari FF, but the car’s four-seat “shooting brake” architecture and four-wheel- drive technology —the “F and F”—are making the tifosi take notice. Hot Wheels Elite has a hand-in-glove relationship with Maranello, [...]

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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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