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Slot-Car Heaven: Just The Thing to Finish Your Epic Man-Cave!

Oct 15, 2014 No Comments by

So how many slot-car fans do we have out there? You had better be a FANATIC — not to mention independently wealthy — to be willing to pony up $300-large for the Neiman Marcus replica of your favorite international circuit. You even get a party to help break the new track in — complete with [...]

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IXO 2010 Jaguar XKR-S

Sep 22, 2014 No Comments by

After introducing the sleek XK Coupe in 2005, Jaguar upped the ante with the supercharged 420-horsepowwer XKR in 2008. That was followed a year later by the 540-horsepower XKR-S, with a revised nose incorporating vertical fins, carbon-fiber front splitter and rear diffuser, and a carbon-fiber rear wing. The  “S” wasn’t available in the U.S. until [...]

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Brooklin Buick-Based Ambulances

Aug 20, 2014 No Comments by

The Flxible Company (yes, the spelling’s correct) won a contract to build ambulances on stretched 1938 Buick chassis for the 1939 World’s Fair, and of course added Flxible-Buick ambulances to their catalog. Brooklin has done the same with a pair of Flxible-Buicks from their Community Services Vehicle series. Flxible had to raise the Buick front [...]

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Cheyenne Vacationeer

Jul 31, 2014 No Comments by

In the days before the SUV explosion, this is the kind of vehicle families took their vacation roadtrips in. GreenLight is revisiting those good old days in 1:64. What do you think — cool, or square?

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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

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

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

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

  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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