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GreenLight Goes Vampy: 1:18 “Bella’s Chevy Pickup” Rises Up

Nov 20, 2012 No Comments

Okay, here’s the checklist: She’s a hottie. She likes to ride motorcycles. She drives a beat up old Chevy pickup truck. And, as seen in the Twilight series of films, she also has a thing for bloodsuckers. Hey, three out of four ain’t bad. While we can’t attest to character “Bella’s” taste in men, we [...]

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CMC Magic: 1:18 Maserati 300S is Another Bolt from the Blue

Nov 13, 2012 No Comments

CMC’s 1:18 Maserati 300S is another bolt from the blue (well, okay, it’s red, but you get what we mean) from a company with an almost Thor-like capacity to hit their target time after time. The selected subjects are always just edgy enough and historical enough to be worth doing, and the “CMC Effect” – [...]

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Highway 61 Debuts 1:43! Meet the Boss…

Nov 07, 2012 No Comments

Highway 61 made the scene several years ago with American classics like the 1951/51 Studebaker, a Hudson Hornet, and even a Nash or three. In between, they also broke out very detailed 1:18 muscle, carrying the torch for the Ertl releases that had founded the hobby. That shouldn’t have been a surprise: the company’s president [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: Automodello’s 1:24 Mormon Meteor Lands!

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

We’re starting to feel like proud parents. Well, a little, anyway. We’ve watched Automodello’s outstanding 1:24 resin replica of Ab Jenkins’ 1935 Duesenberg – the  ”Mormon Meteor” – go from sketch to tooling model to unpainted resin prototype. Now, it’s here on our table as a production-ready piece (and a featured car from our Spring [...]

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GreenLight 2010 & 2011 Shelby GT500

Oct 17, 2012 1 Comment

Mustang fans better get their shelves ready; GreenLight has partnered with Shelby to deliver a pair of 1:18 2010/2011 Mustangs outfitted as Shelby GT500s.  It’s a cool looking pair – one black with red and white “performance” stripes, and the other Kona Blue with white stripes, both rolling on distinctive graphite-colored Shelby wheels and toting [...]

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DCX VIDEO! Auto World’s “Legends of the Quarter Mile” “Blue Max” Funny Car

Oct 16, 2012 1 Comment

Ahhh, yes – the funny car. ‘Glass bodied, tube framed, and powered by all manner of hellacious engines, these wild, flip-top  machines and their pilots defined the outlaw segment of the drag world, and pleased crowds from coast to coast in match races that pitted smack-talking rivals against each other in a nitro-fueled battle of [...]

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Pre-Production Sneak Peek – CMC Maserati 300S

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

Our close friend and contributor to Die Cast X Magazine Mr. Bill Bennett shared these images of CMC’s latest work of art.  From the photos Bill snapped this afternoon, we are blown away as CMC outdid themselves yet again.  Just feast your eyes on those delicate yet superbly replicated buckles.  Keep an eye out as we [...]

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Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 – Le Mans 2012 – #51 and #66 by BBR

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments

BBR a brand known for its attention to detail and extreme accuracy has two new 458 Italia liveries coming soon. We hope to get our hands on these for a full review. FERRARI 458 ITALIA GT2 #51 – LMGTE PRO – LE MANS 2012 CLASS WINNER – AF CORSE – FISICHELLA – BRUNI – VILLANDER [...]

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M2 Machines Wild Cards Releases 4

Oct 08, 2012 1 Comment

Featuring a pair of 1957 Chevrolet Bel Airs, Wild Cards release 4 is making its way to mass market and hobby retailers later this month.  Both vehicles in the release feature opening doors and hood and come with a detailed interior and engine bay but possess extremely different paint schemes.  One is black with pink [...]

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Mighty Mouse – AUTOart Alfa-Romeo Giulia TZ2

Oct 04, 2012 2 Comments

  Many experts consider the Alfa-Romeo TZ2 one of the finest GT racers ever built, second only to its bigger cousin, the Ferrari 250 GTO. The lightweight little car had a 1570 cc four-cylinder DOHC twin-plug engine (modified for racing, or course), and it’s a rare ride, too: only 10 or 12 of the fiberglass-bodied racers [...]

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