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Dwarf Cars!

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

These amazing machines are hand-tooled rather than diecast — and if anything that makes them even more cool. Not to mention the fact that they actually drive! Not remotely mind you. Builder Ernie Adams folds himself into his Dwarf Car creations (which look to be perhaps 3/5th scale) and drives them around — sometimes on [...]

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Far, far and away the coolest thing to see at Comic-Con!

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

Comic-Con is going on in San Diego this week, and the best reason to be there has to be this full-size sinister showstopper from Hot Wheels! The Darth Vader car is one of a series of Star Wars-themed Hot Wheels just released to celebrate the forthcoming Episode VII that is currently in production. And with [...]

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Weekly Wednesday Winner

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

Its Thursday, which means we’ve selected a winner of our Die Cast X Weekly Wednesday Giveaway! Mr. Keith Kumpf of Missouri City, TX — come on down! You’ve been selected to receive this week’s prize car: the 1:43 AUTOart Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG. Congratulations! And all the rest of you who aren’t Keith, don’t forget to [...]

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Man-cave Must-have!

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments

Ever catch grief because the walls of your man-cave are covered in shelves for your diecast instead framed fine art? Well here’s your chance to show your refined side and still get your automotive fix! The Filmography of Cars documents 72 of the most famous and recognizable vehicles movies and television tracing back from 1929 [...]

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Matchbox Vintage Video

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments

Check out this video of Matchbox manufacturing circa 1965, complete with period music and voice-over by the British narrator that did every filmstrip you ever watched in grammar school!

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Ford Scale Skunkworks!

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments

Our colleagues over at RC Car Action came across this cool story about some 3/8-scale wind-tunnel models from the 1950s that Ford rigged for radio-control! The story, pics and video came courtesy of Mac’s Motor City Garage: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed radio control systems, adapting six-volt car batteries, convertible top motors, [...]

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Hear hear! Here is our Wednesday Winner!

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments

As Thursday follows Wednesday, so follows our Thursday announcement of the winner of our Weekly Wednesday Model Giveaway. This week it is Pierre Boutin of Boisbriand, Quebec. A big congratulations to him for snagging the Minichamps Mercury Marauder! Two winners so far, but we still have two yet to go, and you could be one [...]

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Don’t Wait!! Just One Day Left to Enter…

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

Its Tuesday, and that means there is just one day left to get your name in for the second installment of Die Cast X’s July Weekly Wednesday Giveaway. Enter now or forever hold your peace (well, at least until next week’s drawing!) 1. Click HERE 2. Like us 3. Tell us where to send your [...]

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Vanishing Point – from Greenlight and others

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

While we’re talking desirable Challengers, we would be remiss if we did not discuss the all-time most famous Challenger star car from the counter-culture cult car classic Vanishing Point. Lone driver Kowalski blasts across the scenic western countryside from Denver to San Francisco at the wheel of an ivory 1970 R/T, banging shifts through the pistol-grip-equipped [...]

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Dodge’s new Challenger runs like a Cat out of Hell!

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

You have to check out this video of Dodge’s 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat going Hemi-head to Hemi-head with a ’71 R/T. Spoiler alert: its fast. Really fast. Like, record-setting fast. We’re talking 10′s!   The classic Challenger is no slouch either: 13.68 uncorrected for a 43-year old Mopar! And its definitely prettier. Here are some [...]

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