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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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Weekly Wednesday Winner #1

Jul 11, 2014 No Comments

Howdy fellow diecast devotees! We would like to announce the first winner of our Weekly Wednesday Giveaway for the month of July! Join us in congratulating Susan Alles of Bernalillo, NM for being our first winner! (Its ok to be a little jealous…) But don’t forget that you have three more chances to win this month. [...]

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GMP Returns – Welcome Back Boys!

Jul 10, 2014 No Comments

A familiar friend is rejoining to the die cast world after a few years away, and that is fantastic news for fans of fine scale American Muscle and Hot Rods. Ladies and gentlemen, GMP is BACK! And the GMP guys are not tiptoeing back in – it is pedal to the diecast metal! Leading the [...]

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Bubmobil Porsche 911 IROC 1974 set

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments

  If ever there was a set of model cars that had us wanting to zoom them around the tabletop whilst making screeching tire sounds, this tiny set of 1974 IROC 3-liter Porsche 911 Carrera RSRs — six in all, representing the rides of Peter Revson, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, George Follmer, David Pearson, and [...]

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Hot Wheels Elite One Scooby Doo “Mystery Machine”

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments

  For folks of a certain age, Scooby Doo, Where Are You! remains a classic, and was must-see TV for the feetie-pajama’d masses. First airing in 1969 on CBS, it had action aplenty, and even a talking dog. This custom van, called the “Mystery Machine,” would haul Norville “Shaggy” Rogers, Velma Dinkle, Fred Jones, Daphne [...]

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DCX WIN 14 Paragon Jag.wmv

Oct 02, 2013 No Comments
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AUTOart 1:18 Toyota 86GT: Scion of the Subaru Deal, in Scale

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

 AUTOart Toyota 86GT Limited  1:18 | $149.99 In its home market, the car we know here as the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ is sold as the Toyota 86 (say “Eight-Six”, or, if you’re a local, “Hachi-Roku“). In its barest Japan-only iteration, the boxer-engined 2+2 rear driver doesn’t even wear hubcaps – just steel wheels [...]

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BBR’s New 1:18 Resin C7 Corvette Is On The Way

Aug 02, 2013 No Comments

Surprise, surprise. Well, not really. We knew that a high-end resin of the new – and apparently wildly good – 2014 Corvette Stingray was in the making over in BBR’s studios, and these factory photos of a finished piece hold a lot of promise for high-end resin model collectors with pushrod V8 in their blood. [...]

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ACME Finds Some GMP Rarities – and They’re For Sale!

Jul 30, 2013 No Comments

In what we’d consider to be the scale equivalent of a barn find, ACME recently uncovered a stash of built-up and almost forgotten GMP stock at a factory in China. The cars are all new, in box, and represent GMP at the top of their game.  Judging by the listed models – available for sale [...]

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