Scales

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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Here Come Da Judge Acme 1970 “Promo GTO”

Mar 09, 2012 2 Comments

After pen-and-ink illustration passed away, but before the advent of computer- generated imaging, automobile ads featured carefully staged and shot photos of real cars. When Pontiac introduced the new-for-1970 GTO Judge, the car in those ads was a white Ram Air IV-powered Goat with all the bells and whistles the Judge package offered. That’s the [...]

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Spark 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

Spark’s 1975 Porsche 911 RSR 3.0 is going to answer a lot of 1:18 Porsche collectors’ prayers. This model of the 3-liter, naturally aspirated car that former French skiing standout Bob Wollek drove in the GT class in 1975 – winning at the ADAC Super Sprint GT race at the Nurburgring’s Betonschleife circuit – brings [...]

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GreenLight’s GL Muscle Ups the Horsepower for Series 4

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

GL Muscle is hitting the gym early this year, packing on some serious muscle as its 4th release fast approaches. This line-up is jam-packed full of horsepower featuring cars that ruled the streets then and now! Series 4 begins with the classic 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle, “America’s most popular mid-sized car.” To its side are the [...]

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Auto World 1:64 True L.E.

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

In a bold move, Auto World has redefined the meaning of a “limited edition”, by providing proof that certain models won’t – and can’t  – ever be re-issued. The new “True L.E.” series of diecast vehicles will be the first mass-manufactured line that actually destroys the tool from which the models are made, once the [...]

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Kyosho 1:18 Master Piece Collection CTS Coupe

Mar 08, 2012 2 Comments

Kyosho keep rolling them out as they recently announced a new addition to their 1:18 Master Piece Collection - a Cadillac CTS Coupe.  Featuring opening hood, doors and trunk and knowing the attention to detail that Kyosho puts into their releases we except this will nothing less than another exquisite model for their 2012 line-up . We will bring you the [...]

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Kyosho 1:43 Rolls Royce Ghost Extended Wheel Base

Mar 05, 2012 No Comments

Kyosho was one of many companies debuting new products at the 2012 Nurnberg Toy Fair and among Kyosho’s many previews were this pair of  1:43 Rolls Royce Ghosts.   If their 1:18 scale sister versions are to large for your display area, here is a great alternative you won’t want to let pass by.  Coming this May in both [...]

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Kyosho 1:12 Enzo Dressed In Yellow

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments

Kyosho has seen great success with their 1:12 line up of diecast vehicles, and with exceptional detail and enhanced size, the cars come to life with realism and “interactive abilities” – that’s “finger fun” to you.  The 1:12 Kyosho Enzo has previously released in both red and black, so a follow up release in yellow was only to be expected.  [...]

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M2 Machines Drives Again: Auto-Drivers Series 13 Debuts

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Anyone watching the auctions on television can tell you original is sweet – but there’s nothing like a resto-mod. More power, sure-footed handling, and superior braking all make for better driveability. That’s the idea behind M2 Machines’ “Auto-Drivers” series, now in its 13th release. The 1:64 selection includes a ’57 Chevy Bel Air with a [...]

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It Must be Love: Auto-Haulers Rolls New Releases in 1:64

Feb 22, 2012 1 Comment

M2 Machines’ Auto-Haulers seems to have struck a good nerve with collectors in 1:64, and the line is expanding with this Series 6 release. It’s sure working on us, right down to the retro-look logo M2 uses for the packaging on the wee trucks. The series includes a 1956 Ford C-500 Cab-Over-Engine toting a 1970 [...]

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