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Fire Replicas  FDNY “Rescue 1” – Rolling Tribute to New York’s Bravest

Fire Replicas FDNY “Rescue 1” – Rolling Tribute to New York’s Bravest

It used to be, when you asked a little boy what he wanted to be when he grew up, you’d get a handful of predictable answers. Things like “cowboy” and “astronaut” don’t hold quite the same allure with the youth of the digital age as they did in generations past, but “firefighter” is as popular […]
Jada’s Fast & Furious Mopar Menagerie

Jada’s Fast & Furious Mopar Menagerie

In the Winter issue of Die Cast X, we explored the world of Mopar Movie Magic, showcasing 10 of our favorite silver screen star cars. Number Four on our list was the Fast & Furious Mopar Menagerie. In our list it was represented by Jada’s 1:24 rendition of the epic supercharged ‘70 Dodge Charger that […]

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Auto World’s 1969 Plymouth GTX Convertible [ONLINE EXCLUSIVE]

Auto World’s 1969 Plymouth GTX Convertible [ONLINE EXCLUSIVE]

A Hemi-Powered Boulevard Bruiser Cruiser By Matt Boyd 1:18 | $90   Although overshadowed by its more famous little brother the Road Runner, the Plymouth GTX actually predates that budget-minded muscle machine by one model year. Plymouth introduced the “GTX” as an option package on 1967 Belvedere hardtops and convertibles, and from the outset it […]
Automodello 1937 Delage D8-120 S Aerodynamic Coupe by Pourtout

Automodello 1937 Delage D8-120 S Aerodynamic Coupe by Pourtout

Sleek and Singular Showpiece 1:24 | $300 (Silver Standard Edition); $450 (Black Homage Edition) by Matt Boyd It speaks volumes to the enduring elegance of the one-of-a-kind D8-120 S Aerodynamic Coupe that Louis Delage used it as his personal car following its debut at the 1937 Paris Auto Show, and that when the restored vehicle […]

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Shark Tale

Shark Tale

The Motormax 1961 Chevrolet Mako Shark by Ron Ruelle If you hear the name “Corvette,” what undersea creature immediately jumps to mind? Stingray, right? That name has been used on and off for over half a century on versions of the American sports car legend. The name first showed up on a 1959 race car, the “XP87 […]
Custom 1/8-scale ’41 Willys

Custom 1/8-scale ’41 Willys

Henry Martinez is a hardcore Chevy guy going back decades — he currently owns a ’57 Nomad and a ’68 El Camino SS396 that he’s done full frame-off restorations on. He says he can’t do as much building and restoring of the full-scale stuff as he’d like to anymore, so he’s focused his talents on […]

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GT40 Diecast Barn-Find

GT40 Diecast Barn-Find

By Ron Ruelle Technically speaking, I found this exotic car at a yard sale (rather than in a barn) a few weeks ago. It’s a 1:18 Jouef Evolution Ford GT40 in Gulf colors. It’s not perfect, but seldom do you stumble onto a pristine real GT40 for sale, either. On this one, the windshield wiper […]
Cars That Should Never – EVER – Be Made in Diecast

Cars That Should Never – EVER – Be Made in Diecast

Everyone’s got their favorite cars that they wish would get reproduced in scale. You guys send us messages to that effect all the time — asking us “why doesn’t sombody make the XYZ” — or “how come they make the ABC when they don’t make my DEF?” While there isn’t always a definitive answer, we certainly […]

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Mopar Hero Car

Mopar Hero Car

DCX Online Exclusive: AutoWorld Christine 1968 Dodge Charger By: Matt Boyd In the Winter issue of Die Cast X we explored much of the history of and the fascination with the Cult Car Classic Christine in our feature “Wheels of Fury.” In that issue we also reviewed the newest release in Auto World’s Christine 1:18 […]
The Lady in Red

The Lady in Red

DCX Online Exclusive: Auto World Christine ’58 Plymouth Fury By: Matt Boyd Make a list of the top ten most recognizable movie cars of all time. What’s on it? A silver Aston Martin? A black Trans Am? A green Mustang? Chances are you didn’t have to go very far down the list to find a […]
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