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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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Minichamps 1955 Lincoln Futura: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS!

Jun 26, 2013 No Comments

Holy famous show cars, Batman! We just got these factory snaps of the finalized 1955 Lincoln Futura from Minichamps’ new American Dream Car lineup, and we’re chomping at the bit to have one of these giant resins in hand. We’d seen a pre-production piece a few weeks back – and featured the not-yet-cooked cars in [...]

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Die Cast X Fall 2013 Preview!

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments

WOW! Summer’s just kicking in – and we’re already on the Fall 2013 issue of Die Cast X? Huh? It’s true, and this is an issue you won’t want to miss. We’ve got some of the coolest cars, including our cover models: Structo’s 1:8 Dean Jeffires’ Mantaray, and Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette Stingray. There’s Bill [...]

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A “Heyer” Power: Minichamps’ 1:43 “Heyer Tribute Set”

Mar 24, 2013 No Comments

Minichamps “Heyer Tribute Set”  1:43 | $149.50  Watching vintage footage of Hans Heyer bombing around circa 1971 in a four-door, AMG-prepped Mercedes 300SEL is a lot of fun, and realizing that he had a monster 6.8 liter V8 motor under the car’s hood (all the better to suck the headlights out of his track mates) [...]

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Die Cast X TV LIVE

Dec 19, 2012 No Comments

“The All-Model Show”, airs tonight, November 20th at 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. In addition to showing 30 minutes of in-hand reviews, we will be giving away Die Cast X window clings and a 1:18 Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari (prize worth $120.00)! Join us for another information packed show! Enter the live show here [pdb_signup]

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SNEAK PEEK! Finishing Touches Going Into New Air Studio For “Cup Of Joe”

Dec 07, 2012 No Comments

What a week! Hot on the heels of finishing up the editorial and design of the next issue of DCX, we’re putting the final touches on the new air studio for Die Cast X TV’s latest show, “Cup of Joe”. The show is a follow-up to the Tuesday night “Die Cast X TV LIVE”, and will [...]

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2 Fast 4 U: GreenLight’s 1:18 “2 Fast 2 Furious” Challenger

Dec 01, 2012 No Comments

2 Fast 2 Furious, the sequel to the blockbuster film The Fast and the Furious, gave screen time to a lot of memorable machinery doing some unforgettable (and not exactly legal) things. One such scene had this car, a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, driven by Eric Etebari (playing the role of “Darden”) in a tag [...]

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Without a Hitch: Motorhead Miniatures 1:18 “Out of Gas” Figures Set

Nov 26, 2012 No Comments

Meet Lorraine and Cody, a surprisingly cheerful couple who manage a smile, despite the fact that they’re clearly stuck. This latest set of figurines from Motorhead Miniatures “1201″ line (so named for its limited editions of 1201 pieces/sets) is made from cold-cast resin, and includes the figures, an “Out of Gas” sign (attached here to [...]

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Subie Do: Sun Star’s 1:18 Impreza 555 Impresses

Nov 24, 2012 No Comments

Subaru’s Impreza 555 was born to be a rally car, and its hard-nosed capability on the most torturous circuits was proven worldwide. In 1993, whilst star driver Colin McRae was in Malaysia, Bruno Berglund and Ari Vatanen debuted the tough-as-nails sedan at Finland’s 1000 Lakes Rally, bringing the 300-horse turbo flat-four-powered hustler home in second [...]

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Look Back and Remember: November 22, 1963

Nov 22, 2012 1 Comment

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we must also take a moment to remember another American moment – one not so happy – that happened on this day in 1963. It’s not very often that a model causes controversy. But when Minichamps  released a replica of President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 “X-100” Lincoln – replete with figures [...]

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