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BONUS PHOTOS! Sunstar’s 1:18 1960 Plymouth Fury Convertible

Jul 08, 2012 3 Comments

Yeah, we know… it’s only digital. But even if the images we shoot for every issue really only exist on “the cloud” – wherever that may be – we hate to see all that photo setup and shooting go to waste just because we can’t fit them all into the print edition of DCX. This [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: Minichamps Mullin Collection 1:43 Hispano-Suiza “Xenia”

Jul 07, 2012 No Comments

Sorry, gamers: “Xenia” is not a warrior queen from some cyber realm, and we won’t be seeing any curvaceous armor-clad vixens by that name toting barbed swords any time soon. What we will see, however, is this Xenia – a model of the one-off 1938 Dubonnet/Saoutchik Hispano-Suiza H6C that bore a body designed by Jaques [...]

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Bonus Photos / Snap Review: Paragon 1:18 1968 Rolls-Royce Mulliner Park Ward Coupe

Jul 06, 2012 1 Comment

Paragon / Jadi’s 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward coupe is one of the breakout surprises of 2012 – a smashing good model (if we can borrow from the British vernacular) that shows an entirely new level of finesse, detail, and yes… cool (strictly American). The doors, hood, and trunk open, the wheels steer, [...]

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Kyosho 1:43 Rolls Royce Phantom (extended wheel base)

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

  Kyosho’s 1:43 line up continues to amaze us.  Just announced was this beautiful pair of  Rolls Royce Phantoms, to be available in both Diamond Black and Luna Blue.  From the provided photos, scaling looks accurate as do body lines, wheels and smaller accessories such as lighting and the front grille. Shipped and stored in the [...]

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FIRST SAMPLES: Minichamps 1:43 “Mullin Museum” 1939 Delage D8-120 Cabrio

Jul 04, 2012 1 Comment

Henri Chapron couldn’t have dreamed the real life story that would be written around the creation he delivered on June 21, 1939; Delage D8-120 chassis number 51760 had been fashioned into a cabriolet with an eight cylinder engine of just over 115 horsepower, and its mechanicals and frame were of the latest design from Courbevoie [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: Sunstar’s 1:18 “Russ Truelove” 1956 Mercury Stock Car

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments

Russ Truelove had made two – count ‘em, two – payments on his brand-new 1956 Mercury Montclair when he entered it into the 1956 Daytona 500, and in order to get the car to a different (and, apparently, distant) Mercury dealership for the addition of its 260-horse hop-up kit (all the better to get the [...]

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GreenLight Dioramas Series 6

Jun 26, 2012 No Comments

GreenLight Dioramas Series 6 hits the market this summer with Hot Pursuit, The Blues Brothers and NCIS themed duos. Hot Pursuit features the legendary Pontiac Firebird T/A from the Catoosa County Sheriff Department in the great state of Georgia. Firebirds have that outlaw and rebellious reputation, but Sheriff J.D. Stewart brought fame to his Dept. [...]

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GreenLight Collectibles 2012 IZOD Indycar Series

Jun 25, 2012 No Comments

Indy Car Race fans get ready to wipe the saliva from your chin as GreenLight Collectibles just announced their 1:18 line up which includes Graham Rahal’s #38,  Mike Conway’s #14 Ed Carpenter #20, a Chevrolet Test Car and the Indy 500 Event Car just to name a few of the thirteen vehicles to be offered in [...]

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Kyosho Audi Q7 / Facelift

Jun 20, 2012 1 Comment

Having recently announced their replicas of Audi 2010 R8 5.2 FSI models, Kyosho is following up by announcing the Audi Q7 / “facelift”.  Audi’s redesign of the popular CUV came in 2010 and included a new single-frame grille with vertical chrome accents, redesigned bumpers, more distinctive underbody protection, updated side sills, aggressive fender flares, and [...]

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Sold at Mecum: GreenLight Auction Block Series 15

Jun 18, 2012 No Comments

It has been nearly a full year since GreenLight released their last wave of the popular Auction Block series – better late than never; release 15 is on its way and will be available through mass market retailers and hobby suppliers later this month.  These six pavement-eating classics were worth the wait.  All sold through [...]

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