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Prime Pony

Aug 23, 2014 No Comments

PremiumX 1965 Mustang Coupe 1:43 | $35 This beautiful 1965 Mustang coupe replicates the original 1:43 scale drawing from Ford’s circa-’65 Mustang sales brochure almost to perfection, while its ultra-thin, photo-etched badges and window moldings are better than the printed trim on Ford’s own 100th anniversary model. Every detail is there, and to scale; while the [...]

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Automodello embarks on a Noble venture

Aug 18, 2014 No Comments

Here’s some exciting news for fans of high-performance exotics. Automodello just announced an exclusive agreement with Noble Automotive to produce multiple models in multiple scales. Among the models being developed are the Noble M12, Noble M400 and, to kick things off, the Noble M600. The Noble M600 will be released in 1:43 scale in Demonstrator [...]

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Poor Man’s Cobra

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments

 Lansdowne  1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1:43 | $125  Often described as the poor man’s Cobra, the Ford V8 – powered Sunbeam Tiger had a more modern suspension, unit-body construction, and wind-up windows than comparable vehicles of its time. That made it much more suitable for midwest American climates. Lansdowne has modeled the lines, look, and almost [...]

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Mo’ DeSoto

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments

Brooklin  1954 Firedome Hardtop 1:43 | $125  Since the entire DeSoto line had gotten new bodies in 1953, the ’54 models got just a mild facelift, with fewer teeth in the grille and a new side spear incorporating the “Firedome” name on Hemi-powered top-line cars. Brooklin has virtually re-mastered its earlier 4-door DeSoto sedan in [...]

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Your Grandfather’s Olds

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

BROOKLIN 1937 L-37 Convertible Coupe 1:43 | $120  The redesigned 1937 Oldsmobile 8-cylinder L-37 had the same long, low body as the more expensive LaSalle and smaller Buick and Cadillac models. The result was Oldsmobile’s best, by far, pre-war sales year. Brooklin has departed from its usual meat and potatoes models in releasing this very [...]

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Aging Bull

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

PREMIUMX 1989“25th Anniversary”Countach 1:43 | $60 No, 1989 wasn’t the 25th anniversary of the Countach—it was Lam- borghini’s, and a virtually all-new Countach body was created to celebrate the event. While the 25th Anniversary car had a new front bumper, side skirts, wider rear fenders, and an integral rear bumper, the most obvious change was [...]

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Lovely Aston

Aug 12, 2014 No Comments

SPARK 1959 Mk. III DB2/4 1:43 | $60 The clean lines of the Aston Martin DB2 made the Jaguar XK-150 look positively pudgy whenever they shared the road. The DB2 was introduced in 1950, with the “stretched” DB2/4, featuring two child- size “occasional” rear seats, appearing in ’53. By 1958, the DB2/4 (or DB2-4, both [...]

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Talbot To Go

Aug 12, 2014 No Comments

SPARK 1937 T150SS Teardrop Coupe 1:43 | $65 If Spark’s “Teardrop” Talbot-Lago doesn’t reach out and grab you on some level, you’re just not a car guy/gal. Only 12 of the low-slung Talbot-Lago T150SS chassis were fitted with this body, à la Figoni et Falaschi; every curve of this incredible design flows cleanly into another—so [...]

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Neo 1959 Dodge Custom Royal coupe “California Police”

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

  NEO is one of the companies that helped jump-start 1:43 in America, and it’s models like this outrageous-looking Dodge Custom Royal coupe that have garnered them a big chunk of the market. It’s a great-looking thing, with a nearly perfect casting that’s been decorated with all kinds of chrome and applied trim — some [...]

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Dodge Delight

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

AMERICAN EXCELLENCE 1959 Royal Lancer 1:43 | $90 g Virgil Exner’s finny 1957-1959 “Forward Look” Mopar designs were instantly recognizable from any angle, and though restrained in comparison to contemporary Caddys, Dodge’s take on Exner’s visionary styling for 1959 sported traffic-stopping tailfins and headlight trim. American Excel- lence has just released this gorgeous resincast model [...]

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