Rock with ‘Brock

Aug 09, 2014 No Comments

M2 MACHINES 1956 Ford F-100 1:24 | $25 Most classic truck enthusiasts agree: the 1956 Ford F-100 is one of the most recognized and respected pickup trucks of the 1950s. Its aggressive nose, wide body, and even wider wheel wells made it tough-looking back then—and these days, those same features make it one of the [...]

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Dirty Snake

Aug 04, 2014 No Comments

M2 MACHINES 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 1:24 | $30 The Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving (Carroll Shelby, proprietor), gave anyone with a few bucks and the need for speed the chance to hammer real race cars around a track, all in the name of enhancing driving skills—or proving a lack thereof. The cars [...]

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Solar Flair

Aug 03, 2014 No Comments

Danbury Mint 1956 Ford Sunliner 1:24 | $150 Danbury’s 1956 Ford Sunliner convertible is one of those models that’ll gobsmack you right out of the box. The pink and black paint scheme is about as fifties as it gets, and the build quality is stellar. That solid feel won’t surprise anyone who has any of [...]

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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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NEW VIDEO! Automodello’s 1962 Mustang I Concept in 1:24, 1:43!

Dec 16, 2013 No Comments

It’s going to be an extra happy holiday if you’re a collector of high-end resincast models of offbeat subjects – like the Automodello 1962 Mustang I concept car. They’ve brought the model out in 1:24 and 1:43 – a first for the company – and as you’ll see in the video, that’s a trend we’re [...]

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Proto-Pony: Automodello’s 1962 Ford Mustang I Puts History on the Hoof

Dec 02, 2013 No Comments

The question one has to ask oneself regarding Automodello isn’t so much why they make the models that they do, but where they get the nerve to take on some of the way-off-the-ranch subjects that they make. No, we’re not complaining. Actually, we’re damned impressed by this maker, and we have been from day one. [...]

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NEW VIDEO! Danbury Mint 1:24 1948 Chevrolet “Aerosedan”

Jul 01, 2013 No Comments

To the faithful, Danbury Mint’s long dry spell has meant many a wrung hand and gnashed tooth. But the recent release of this stunner will save all that skin and dental work – at least until another all-new tool is announced. Hopefully, this wonderful piece will have company, and soon. Enjoy the video! www.danburymint.com  

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Bburago Fiat 500s: Say it in Italian

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments

It’s more than a little amusing to us that among the four Bburago Fiat 500s that arrived here for review, two were Abarths. Because nobody here can actually agree on how to pronounce “Bburago”. Or “Abarth”. That doesn’t matter. What really counts is that the funny, double-B name is appearing yet again on low-buck, high-giggle [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: Automodello’s 1:24 Mormon Meteor Lands!

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

We’re starting to feel like proud parents. Well, a little, anyway. We’ve watched Automodello’s outstanding 1:24 resin replica of Ab Jenkins’ 1935 Duesenberg – the  ”Mormon Meteor” – go from sketch to tooling model to unpainted resin prototype. Now, it’s here on our table as a production-ready piece (and a featured car from our Spring [...]

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NEW VIDEO! Automodello’s 1:24 Phantom Corsair

Oct 02, 2012 1 Comment

Yes, we know: Automodello’s Phantom Corsair – the company’s very first effort in 1:24 – has been sold out at the factory for a few months, now. But that didn’t stop us from wanting to give the car some video time. With a perfect casting and a dead-on replication of the car’s every exterior (and, [...]

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