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GreenLight to Release Family/Indy Approved 1:18 Dan Wheldon Tribute Car

Dec 11, 2011 No Comments

The late Dan Wheldon was a figure who made a great and lasting impact on the sport of motor racing.  GreenLight is producing a 1:18 replica in tribute to Wheldon, featuring a specially deco’d Indy Car wearing an exclusive paint scheme approved by the Wheldon family and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  This tribute car will only be offered [...]

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M2 Machines Announces Auto-Drivers Release 14

Dec 01, 2011 No Comments

M2 Machines has been rolling out some fantastic 1:64 scale vehicles the past few years, including their more affordable “Auto-Drivers” series.  Though missing the opening hood and doors that we have become so accustomed to from M2, these tiny works of art come with well detailed and accurate trim, a high gloss finish, rubber tires, and a well [...]

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M2 Machines Auto-Thentics Release 20 Announced

Nov 26, 2011 No Comments

Take a step back in time to a bygone era with M2 Machines Auto-Thentics Release 20.  The series is comprised of five well thought out repaints, including a 1957 Chrysler 300C, a 1949 Mercury, a 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser, a 1958 Chevrolet Impala 283,  and a 1954 Buick Skylark. The gem in the series? That would [...]

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M2 Machines Ground-Pounders Release 9 Announced

Nov 24, 2011 No Comments

If you’re a fan of pro mod street machines, you might want to check out M2 Machines’ “Ground-Pounders”.  This marks  the 9th release in the series, and all of the vehicles in the set include a high gloss finish, wide stance, and oversize rear tires that fit perfectly under the “tubbed” rear ends.  Series 9 [...]

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Concept Crush: Minichamps’ 1:18 Porsche 918

Nov 21, 2011 1 Comment

As far as we can tell, there has only been a handful of people who have actually driven Porsche’s gas-electric hybrid 918 Spyder. That doesn’t include the thousands of game wonks who have burned out their thumbs running the car ragged in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Even fewer folks have been allowed a peek [...]

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Love a Parade: Legendary Motors’ 1956 Chrysler Parade Phaetons are here

Nov 19, 2011 No Comments

Back before a certain November morning in Dallas, the idea of a presidential parade usually included a glimpse of the Commander in Chief, either seated in, or standing and waving from, a special parade car. If not the leader of the free world, then beauty pageant winners, television personalities, or foreign heads of state got [...]

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The Phantom Menace: Automodello’s Corsair is on deck

Nov 19, 2011 No Comments

Those 57 Varieties must have been running pretty well when Rusty Heinz contracted Maurice Schwartz (of Bohman & Schwartz coach builders) to help design and build a special car, atop an already special machine. Thus the dashing coachwork of the Phantom Corsair, of which only one would ever be made, was built onto a Cord [...]

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Variation Alert!: 2012 Hot Wheels “Flight `03″

Nov 19, 2011 No Comments

2012 Hot Wheels Flight `03 Notice the stripes on these are different – the roof has yellow, orange & white; on one, the side stripes are correct and match. On the others, the yellow is gold. The orange stripe is a different color on some, too. I think the ones that match with yellow in [...]

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Greenlight Announces Two New 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Decos

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

GreenLight has recently announced the release of two new paint schemes on their 1968 Ford Mustang fastback tooling. The first car features a classic black paint job that accents the clean, aggressive lines on the iconic Ford; the second draws on the popularity of the race inspired Mustangs, with a “Jimbo’s Pure Oil ‘Go Go [...]

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Making a Marque: New from MiniMarque of England

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

Get those shelves ready: MiniMarque’s Limited Edition 1955 Cadillac Eldorado will be available within the next 30-45 days. It will debut in 4 factory colors – Pacific Coral, Mist Green, Dresden Blue Poly and Deep Cherry Poly. It gets better: you can choose top-up or top-down versions, for a total of eight various exterior trims to choose from.  Like your [...]

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