Scales

Luxury Collectibles Keep Them Coming

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments

Luxury Collectibles has recently announced a new wave of color variations for their popular 1:43 General Motors series.  Included in wave 3 are a Chevy Camaro SS Coupe in Silver Ice Metallic, a Cadillac CTS Sports Wagon in Black Raven, a Cadillac CTS-V Sedan in White Diamond, a Cadillac CTS Coupe in Thunder Gray, a [...]

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Awesome Aston

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

Minichamps 2010 Aston Martin Rapide 1:43| $55.00   The 2010 Rapide was named the “sexiest, sportiest 4-seater ever seen” by Road and Track magazine, and Minichamps’ new diecast model makes that statement easy to understand. Although the Rapide is almost 200 inches long, its sleek, flowing lines and big 20” wheels make it look much [...]

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Four Star TVR

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

  Automodello’s 1970’s 2500M 1:43  $95.00 for red or yellow, $235.00 for black.   TVR was never a household name in this country, but the thoroughly British two-seater was a fixture in the sports car scene from the late ‘50’s well into the ‘90’s. Automodello has followed their fine Griffith 200 (a TVR Grantura with [...]

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Boattail

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

Ixo’s 1933 Auburn 1:43|  $30.00   Auburn, like most American car makers, was losing money during the Depression, but they managed to introduce a new V-12 engine in 1932. Fred Leamey’s sleek Speedster body rode atop a long-wheelbase Auburn chassis, and the combination was about as sporty as you could get in 1933. Make no [...]

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Cat Power

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

AUTOart’s Jaguar XJ-S Cabriolet 1:18/ $149.99 Jaguar’s XJ-S was a tough sell. Folks who hoped for a spiritual follow-up to the utterly lust-provoking XK were left cold, and the car toted a V12 at a time when oil embargoes were causing global heartburn. But Jaguar hung in there, and the car became a late blooming [...]

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Grocery Getter or Rally Racer: CSM Mitsubishi EVO 10

Mar 13, 2012 1 Comment

A rally inspired road burner, the Mitsubishi EVO 10 is a sport car packaged inside a compact sedan.  With its aggressive styling and track-tuned turbocharged engine, it’s no wonder why there is such a strong loyalist following behind this family sedan gone rally racer.  CSM did a great job on the US spec diecast version [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite 250 GT Berlinetta SWB

Mar 12, 2012 2 Comments

As the result of one of Hot Wheels Elite’s latest in-house tools, these Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWBs are going to make a lot of Ferraristas happy – and leave them enough scratch for a year’s supply of sfogliatelle in the process. The 250 GT Berlinetta “Passo Corto” was introduced in 1959, and could be [...]

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First Response Announces New Tooling’s For Police Relicas

Mar 11, 2012 No Comments

Specifically designed to accurately replicate their full size police spec counterparts, you won’t find roof racks, running boards and other features all too common on civilian models here. First Response Replicas sourced the basic Diplomat tooling from MotorMax then created all new tooling’s to replicate authentic vehicle parts such as mirrors, wheels with actual slots, individual “dog dish” hubcaps and authentic [...]

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Flash and Fantasy: 1:18 Spark’s Dauer Porsche 962 Le Mans

Mar 10, 2012 No Comments

There isn’t a car guy worth his oil rag who hasn’t had the fantasy of taking a racing machine on the highway. You can come close, if you’re piloting a Dauer 962 Le Mans. These street variants of Porsche’s 962 racers were ultra-playthings for the ultra-wealthy, with composite bodies, proper mufflers, a hydraulic suspension (to [...]

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On Track: Lionel Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne

Mar 09, 2012 No Comments

Lionel – yes, that Lionel – is now a player in the NASCAR collectibles field, and they’re making some killer stuff. This pre-production pair of 1:24 Hendrick Motorsport Impalas is deco’d in 2012 liveries, replicating Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s forthcoming “Diet Mountain Dew” No. 88 and Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 “Farmers Insurance” – sponsored car. The [...]

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