Star-Struck or Star-Crossed: 5 Controversial Movie and TV Diecasts

Jun 26, 2015 No Comments by

An interesting news item showed up in our inbox this week: an announcement that the ’71 Chevy Monte Carlo that made such an impact (literally!) in the opening scene of the third Fast and Furious film — Tokyo Drift –  is coming up for auction this weekend. According to Hemmings, one of the 5 surviving (of [...]

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Japan’s First Supercar

Jun 15, 2015 No Comments by

AUTOART TOYOTA 2000GT 1:18 | $163.90 Toyota’s sleek 2000GT exploded onto the automotive scene on 1967, and virtually single-handedly redefined the image of the Japanese performance car. Built in a joint venture with Yamaha, the 2000GT was as capable as it was beautiful — a potent inline-6 engine, mounted back in the long nose, short [...]

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What Car Is This?

May 07, 2015 No Comments by

Got a bright idea what car this is, or are you still in the dark? If you know, click over to to our Facebook page HERE and enter your guess for Year/Make/Model in the Comments!

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What Car Is This?

May 04, 2015 No Comments by

Today’s auto ID brain teaser is this classic beauty. Think you know what it is? Enter your guess of the year/make/model HERE on our Facebook page, and check back tomorrow for the answer!      

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What Car Is This?

Apr 30, 2015 No Comments by

Here is today’s mystery car. Think you know what it is? Enter your guess — make/model/year — in the comments section on our Facebook page HERE, then check back tomorrow for the answer!      

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Ferrari Feud! Dueling Enzo Biopics slated for 2016

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments by

A proper big-budget movie chronicling the life of Enzo Ferrari and his amazing automotive accomplishments has been on virtually every car guy’s wishlist for decades. Rumors of such a film have circulated for years, and all manner of stars have been rumored to be attached to the project–from Al Pacino to Clint Eastwood to the [...]

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Foose-designed “Impostor” Impala wins Best Hot Rod at Detroit Autorama

Mar 30, 2015 No Comments

Chip Foose’s “Impostor” ’65 Impala/C6 Corvette hybrid won the Ridler Award for Best Hot Rod at this year’s Detroit Autorama show a couple weeks ago. What do you guys think — did he improve on a classic? If it was made in diecast, would you buy one, or do you prefer the original like Autoworld’s [...]

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Fooled You: James Bond’s BMW Z8 Was a 1/5 Scale RC Miniature

Mar 26, 2015 No Comments

Our buddies over at our sister publication RC Car Action sent this over. As it involves a highly detailed scale replica it definitely piqued our interest! It’s usually pretty easy to spot a special effects car shot; anytime the action is totally bonkers, it’s a fair bet you’re looking at a CGI car. Less obvious [...]

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Duesy Drags!

Mar 24, 2015 No Comments

The Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival held, appropriately enough, in Auburn, IN every fall will feature Duesenberg drag-racing! Our friends over at Hemmings are reporting the return of this event — which is equal parts absurd and awesome — after a 5-year hiatus. (Check out their full story HERE.) But before you dismiss the race — designated officially [...]

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Out of the Box Online Exclusive! – Auto World American Muscle 1969 ½ Plymouth Road Runner 440 6bbl

Mar 17, 2015 No Comments

Raise a Toast to the Six Pack! By Matt Boyd 1:18 | $85   How ironic is it that perhaps the greatest competitor to Mopar’s mighty 426 Hemi ended up being…another Mopar! In the late 1960s the Hemi was dominant on street and strip, but it was expensive—the $800+ it cost added a 25-percent premium [...]

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