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Look Back 1:24: Danbury Mint 1948 Chrysler Town & Country

Feb 05, 2012 4 Comments

In certain cultures, it is believed that wood is capable of absorbing and storing the essence of human contact, like some instant-on organic recorder. Perhaps it’s that mystical connection that makes old wood-bodied cars so attractive to car buffs… and makes the material so welcomed for use in a model. Danbury Mint’s 1948 Chrysler Town [...]

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Look Back 1:24: Yat Ming’s Presidential Limos

Jan 25, 2012 1 Comment

In case you’ve been dozing ‘neath the bituminous for the past several months (or you think those debates on TV are some kind of new reality show), we’d like to remind you that we’re gearing up for an election. For the really big job. As in, President of the United States. It’s with that in [...]

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The Phantom Rises: Automodello Releases the Phantom Corsair in 1:24 Resin

Jan 15, 2012 2 Comments

Rust Heinz’s Phantom Corsair was a standout machine at a time when streamlining and aerodynamics (or at least styling that looked aerodynamic) were making profound changes to car design – and, by extension, what folks considered stylish and modern. The Phantom cost twenty-four grand to build at a time when a mini-mansion could be had [...]

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Jada’s All New Lopro Series Rolls Out With Style

Dec 19, 2011 2 Comments

Jada is well known in the diecast market for delivering well-planned vehicles that represent the young, modern tuning movement: vehicles that scream “I’m here!” with loud paint, bright interiors, chrome accessories… and, of course, plus-sized wheel and tire combos. Jada’s newest line, called “Lopro” (low-profile… get it?) definitely fits right in, and even adds a [...]

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M2 Machines Keeps ‘em Coming

Dec 19, 2011 No Comments

Unveiling release 27 (yep – we said 27) in their 1:24 scale lineup, M2 Machines is reintroducing their extremely popular “Detroit Muscle” 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 casting in two new color variations – Pastel Blue and Grabber Orange. Rolling out along with those powerful ponies is a set of ground-hugging 1956 Ford F100 trucks.  If [...]

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The Phantom Menace: Automodello’s Corsair is on deck

Nov 19, 2011 No Comments

Those 57 Varieties must have been running pretty well when Rusty Heinz contracted Maurice Schwartz (of Bohman & Schwartz coach builders) to help design and build a special car, atop an already special machine. Thus the dashing coachwork of the Phantom Corsair, of which only one would ever be made, was built onto a Cord [...]

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100 Pieces and Counting – A Behind the Scenes Look

Nov 10, 2011 1 Comment

Sean Taylor of M2 Machines shared two very cool exploded views of the pieces used to build their models with us today. One is their 1:24 1957 Chevy, and the other their 1:24 1966 Shelby – and with his permission, we bring both of these behind the scenes images to you. Have you ever wondered [...]

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Calling All Camaro Fans! Maisto Has A Treat For You…

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments

Maisto delivers customized diecast replicas through their AllStar line and 2 new 1:24 Chevy Camaro RS SS models are arriving at retailers now.  As with most Maisto larger scale diecast, the hood, doors and trunk all open. Take the time to explore beneath the hood and you will quickly realize the engine has been swapped in favor of [...]

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Jada Toys Collectors Club Wave 8: Wave Hello

Oct 03, 2011 No Comments

Jada Toys is finding great success with their Wal-Mart Exclusive Collectors Club program.  Designed as a partnership between Jada Toys and Wal-Mart, the entry-level priced series of exclusively decorated vehicles will come individually numbered to authenticate their limited edition status.  Each vehicle offers good attention to detail, and can be picked up for a very reasonable [...]

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Automodello1938 Phantom Corsair Preview

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments

  Our friends at Automodello continue to deliver outstanding replicas of inspired subject matter, and their latest model is shaping up to be nothing less than  pure perfection.  Enjoy these first images of Automodello’s 1938 Phantom Corsair, patterned after the car that Rusty Heinz (of the ketchup family) designed and built.  If your palate got dry and your [...]

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