AMT “Captain America” Monster Truck Kit

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments by

  If you like your wheels large enough to live in — and have an affinity for one of Marvel Comics’ true superheroes — it doesn’t get much better than this AMT kit of the “Captain America” monster truck. Giant tires, hyper-jacked suspension, and a well-detailed chassis are the main features; the fact that it’s [...]

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Auto World/Lindberg Line 1957 Chevy model kit

Jun 14, 2014 No Comments by

As stuck on ready-to-display automotive collectibles as we are, it’s hard not to enjoy the rattle of a box full of parts just waiting to become a finished model car – especially when the name on the box is as memory-inducing as this “Lindberg Line” kit of a 1957 Chevrolet Ragtop. Auto World sure knows [...]

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Minichamps “Mullin Collection” 1937 Delahaye 145 Grand Prix

May 02, 2014 No Comments by

Henri Chapron’s beautifully re-bodied Type 145 was featured in the last issue of DCX; this time we have Minichamps’ beautifully made resin-cast model of the first of the Type 145s as it looked when raced by the French Ecurie Bleue team.  This particular car, Chassis 48771 (now in the Mullin Museum, of course), won the [...]

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Round 2 / Auto World Collaborates With Estate of Legendary Hot Rod Artist Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

May 23, 2012 1 Comment by

Auto World recently announced a collaboration with the estate of renowned hot rod culture artist Ed “Big Daddy” Roth to create a line of custom 1/64 scale slot cars, decked out in artwork featuring Roth’s most notorious creation, Rat Fink! Roth is known for popularizing the style of artwork inspired by the custom car and [...]

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Rolling Classics : Auto World / Tom Daniels revisit the S’Cool Bus and Brat Boy – on Juice!

Apr 03, 2012 No Comments by

When was the last time you remember seeing a school bus run the quarter mile? Well, when it comes to Tom Daniels and his imaginative designs – and a choice partnership with one of the hobby’s most prolific manufacturers – the unimaginable becomes reality. Teaming with Auto World, Tom has developed a drag racing set [...]

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In Honor of: Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Release 9

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments by

  Grab your throttle and get ready for the ultimate Chevy scaled racing experience with Thunderjet Ultra G release 9;  a dedicated release to the 100th anniversary of Chevy.  As Auto World standardly does with most of their Slot Car line ups enthusiasts will find 6 different vehicles included in the set and each is [...]

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Here Comes the Sun: Danbury Mint 1:24 1956 Ford Sunliner

Feb 12, 2012 1 Comment

Danbury Mint’s 1956 Ford Sunliner is a classic model of a classic car; a mold set that’s been around the scale block a few times, but was so good when it was first tooled that every fresh decoration makes it worth owning again. In this Sunset Coral and black, the car is one of the [...]

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New Slot Stars from Round 2 -1/25 and 1/32 Scale Slot Car Model Kit Sets

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments

The Kats at AMT® are pleased to officially announce the new “SLOT STARS” Electric Slot Car Program! During the 1960s, AMT® offered an exciting array of products to feed the larger scale slot car craze, including complete car kits and parts packs. Today, slot car racing is as hot as ever and AMT® is introducing [...]

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Auto World – Top Fuel Dragster Slot Cars

Nov 07, 2011 No Comments

Auto World is thrilled to release its first four NHRA Top Fuel Dragsters in 1:64 Scale.  The new cars are 6 1/4″ from the front to the rear wing, and are almost as detailed as the real thing. They move like the real thing, too: all new tooling was created for the cars, and it’s [...]

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Auto World Announces New Slot Car Drag Strip Set

Aug 22, 2011 1 Comment

The brand new Champions Challenge Pro Racing Dragstrip slot car set from Auto World and John Force Racing is the next best thing to being at a race. The set features detailed Funny Cars of 15-time-champion John Force and his son-in-law, Robert Hight. “This is the slot car set that takes the intensity of NHRA [...]

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