1/3-Scale James Bond Aston DB5 – Gold-plated Goldfinger Star

Sep 29, 2014 No Comments

Christie’s Auction House recently sold what is almost certainly the most elaborate, most expensive and most desirable scale replica of an Aston Martin ever made. This 1-of-a-kind 1/3-scale model was patterned after James Bond’s iconic DB5 that made its first appearance in Goldfinger, and returned for five more Bond films over the course of the [...]

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Coaster Brakes

Sep 27, 2014 No Comments

AUTOART “Brake Disc” coaster set 3.5” | $89.99 Nothing says “neat” like a place to put your beverage, and AUTOart’s Design/Lifestyle division wants to help you keep things tidy with an automotive twist. This set of six diecast brake disc/coasters rests in a red enameled “caliper” base. Each disc is made from grooved, machined diecast, [...]

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Eaglemoss Star Trek Starships: Where No Diecast Has Gone Before

Sep 22, 2014 No Comments
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AUTOart Piston Canister

Sep 18, 2014 No Comments

  Jelly beans, dark chocolate, the keys to that old Jag you scored last month … we all have something worth hiding away. How about stashing the goods inside what looks to be an aluminum piston from a four-valve race engine? The piston wears ring grooves, and up top are the impressions for four angled [...]

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AUTOart Brake Rotor Mirror

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments

AUTOart keeps making cool “car parts” into even cooler accessories. This one — a mirror looking like a cross-drilled brake rotor with a huge red 3-pot racing caliper — is great for the back of your office or closet door. Not too big, not too small — just the right size to check your ‘do [...]

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AUTOart Laptop Case

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments

As an alternate to the everyman backpack, this molded nylon case is meant to carry a laptop computer in car style. The case comes with a handle and carrying strap, and closes with a double-sided zipper. Here’s the cool part: functional quick-release hood pins with lanyards. With an inner dimension of 14.5 inches by 11 [...]

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AUTOart Silk Tie

Sep 12, 2014 No Comments

What could be more fun than going to a high-profile meeting sporting a classy floral patterned silk tie — especially when the “floral pattern” is really a bunch of brake and suspension parts? Yep — you have to look twice, but that’s the fun of it all. AUTOart loves products that subtly (and not so [...]

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That thing got a Hemi?

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

How do you instantly become the most popular vehicle with the kids attending the car show with their folks? Drive up in a Vitamin C Plymouth Superbird go-kart!  

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Quick Work

Sep 04, 2014 No Comments

INTRO-TECH PitStop Furniture Home Accessories | $ varies Intro-Tech’s “PitStop Furniture” series of chairs, desks, and accessories is taking some popular automotive themes—and more than just a few auto parts—to make a line of comfortable, slick looking units to round out and complement your man cave/chamber/ toy room. The top line “Formula One” executive chairs [...]

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Weighty Subject

Aug 29, 2014 No Comments

AUTOART F1 Paperweight 1:8 | $24.95 Accessories are what makes the car guy (or gal’s) auto decor stand out, and if your crossed-flags night light and checkerboard of- fice curtains aren’t cutting it anymore, try this on for size: a 1:8 Formula 1 tire and rim com- bination that can be used either as a [...]

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