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Round 2 / AMT Tire Set

Jul 01, 2014 No Comments by

  As if a set of Goodyear “Blue Streaks” weren’t nostalgic enough, AMT’s set of eight “Dragway Special” drag slicks comes in a package that looks pretty much like a hobby store foundling — which means that it’s cool as heck, and just the kind of thing that Round 2 embraces so well. The hollow [...]

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LRP Mercedes-Benz DTM

May 15, 2014 No Comments by

Another just-emerging runner from LRP is this Mercedes-Benz C-class AMG DTM – truly a trick sedan, thanks to accurate proportions, a low-slung stance, and the same S10 tub-style chassis used on the Porsche. That tub has a lot of advantages – strength being the principal benefit – and it makes for an adaptable platform that [...]

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LRP Porsche GT3 “Green Hell”

May 14, 2014 No Comments by

If you know what “Grüne Höelle” means – and no, it’s not a Goth-metal act from Sweden – you’re  probably already taking a good long look at this LRP Porsche GT3 Cup racer from RC maker LRP. The model and the company are both new (they haven’t even figured out their pricing, yet) but it [...]

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ACME Finds Some GMP Rarities – and They’re For Sale!

Jul 30, 2013 No Comments by

In what we’d consider to be the scale equivalent of a barn find, ACME recently uncovered a stash of built-up and almost forgotten GMP stock at a factory in China. The cars are all new, in box, and represent GMP at the top of their game.  Judging by the listed models – available for sale [...]

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Die Cast X and DieCast Space Team up for Vegas Super Convention!

Jul 07, 2013 2 Comments by

WILTON, CT: 7/5/2013 4:00 PM EST – AIR AGE MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Die Cast X magazine, the largest circulation die cast collectibles magazine, is extremely pleased to announce that they have entered an agreement to sponsor the DiecastSpace SuperConvention in 2014 and beyond. The convention will now be called “The DCX SuperConvention,” and will [...]

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Legends Remembered: M2 Machines’ Shelby Tribute Cars

Nov 23, 2012 No Comments by

Carroll Shelby’s legacy remains one of the strongest in automotive history. M2 Machines’ “Shelby Tribute” 1:24 and 1:64 first-gen Shelby 1965 Mustang GT350s celebrate the life of the legend, and each car wears the number “89″ (Mr. Shelby’s age at passing), a brace of reproduced Shelby signatures on its roof, and the stylized “CS” logo [...]

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SPY SHOTS! ACME Re-Fires Real Art Replicas!

Aug 08, 2012 No Comments

You’d think that the hyper-slick photography we usually employ (if we do say so ourselves) would be the type of image we’d get excited about around here. But you’d be wrong. The photos we love – like these, from an undisclosed location far away, via ACME Trading – are the grainy, badly-lit kind you usually [...]

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It’s ALIVE!: Die Cast X Digital Edition is HERE!

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments

Yeah… we know. It took a while. But the Die Cast X Digital Edition has launched – and we’re glad we took the extra time we needed to make it as cool as we have. If you’re a subscriber to the print edition, you’re already entitled to go digital; just click on the “Digital Edition” [...]

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World Exclusive: Muscle Machines Prototypes Arrive at DCX!

Apr 05, 2012 2 Comments

Lucky us! We just a got a box from Maisto containing several prototypes of models slated for release in the first wave of the upcoming Muscle Machines revival, in 1:18 (pictured), 1:24, and 1:64. Stay tuned! We’re clearing our production schedule to shoot video, take a lot of photos, and give our readers an EXCLUSIVE [...]

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Lets Get Small: AFD-Model Announces new “Macro-Micro” line in 1:350

Apr 01, 2012 No Comments

Like small models? Want to have a collection of a couple hundred cars that could fit into the average hat? Check out this new line from a previously unknown manufacturer going by the name “AFD Models”. These are brilliant (if a little difficult to see), and if the factory photos and press release are correct, [...]

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