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VIDEO! TSM Models 1:18 Lotus 56B “Italian Grand Prix”: X-Ray Specs

VIDEO! TSM Models 1:18 Lotus 56B “Italian Grand Prix”: X-Ray Specs

TSM Models 1971 Lotus 56B Turbine F1  (TSM111804) 1:18 | $195.00 TSM just keeps the hits coming – and this video of the cover car for the Winter 2014 issue of Die Cast X shows how clever engineering, fastidious detailing, and great quality can be had for a more than reasonable price. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727923″ entryid=”0_wbasku5v” […]
CMC 1:18 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Engine: “Otto” Power

CMC 1:18 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Engine: “Otto” Power

 CMC Mercedes 300SLR Display Engine 1:18 | $147.00 (misquoted in the issue as $135.00) If there’s anything wrong with the models coming from premium maker CMC, it’s that a lot of the  coolest details are lost beneath the cars’ skins. The good news is that this maker occasionally releases  a stripped chassis (like the Maserati 300 Bill […]

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Structo’s 1:8 Dean Jeffries Mantaray

Structo’s 1:8 Dean Jeffries Mantaray

It’s not every day that a $2,000 diecast comes along, but we figured out pretty quickly that Structo’s mega-buck, mega-rare 1:8 replica of Dean Jeffries Mantaray isn’t just any diecast. At least one famous California customizer agrees: from what we gathered during an enthusiastic conversation just a couple of weeks before his passing, Dean Jeffries […]
NEW VIDEO! Minichamps 1:18 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 – in ABS!

NEW VIDEO! Minichamps 1:18 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 – in ABS!

We’ve always appreciated Minichamps’ desire to try new things – and this 1:18 model of the hairy racing Benz, done in ABS plastic, shows that that trend isn’t slowing down any time soon. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727923″ entryid=”0_luzrp1k3″ width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] carvillemodels.com  

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NEW VIDEO! Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider

NEW VIDEO! Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider

Mattel keeps putting out top-quality images of some truly drool-inducing supercars, and this riotous red model keeps the line going strong.   [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727923″ entryid=”0_qipm7jwl” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]   hotwheels-elite.com
NEW VIDEO! AUTOart 1:18 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe

NEW VIDEO! AUTOart 1:18 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe

Yep – we dug the roadster, and we couldn’t wait for the coupe to come along. Now, AUTOart’s latest entry in the Jaguar series has rolled through our studio with a slew of features, this maker’s typically perfect assembly, and, oh yeah, that classic Jag look.   [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727923″ entryid=”0_yeyftora” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” align=”center” […]

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NEW VIDEO! Maisto 1:18 2014 Corvette Stingray

NEW VIDEO! Maisto 1:18 2014 Corvette Stingray

We followed this 1:18 2014 Corvette’s progress from the day Maisto announced they’d be doing one – and we’re not surprised that the end result is yet another solid value for collectors who want the new ‘Vette on their shelves at a reasonable price. The model’s featured in the Fall 2013 Die Cast X – […]
NEW VIDEO! Danbury Mint 1:24 1948 Chevrolet “Aerosedan”

NEW VIDEO! Danbury Mint 1:24 1948 Chevrolet “Aerosedan”

To the faithful, Danbury Mint’s long dry spell has meant many a wrung hand and gnashed tooth. But the recent release of this stunner will save all that skin and dental work – at least until another all-new tool is announced. Hopefully, this wonderful piece will have company, and soon. Enjoy the video! [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727923″ […]

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FALL 2013 BONUS PHOTOS ARE HERE!

FALL 2013 BONUS PHOTOS ARE HERE!

It’s no secret that we like to take pictures – lots and lots of pictures – of model cars. And it’s a simple matter of available space that keeps us from printing them all in our pages every issue. So if you’ve been browsing the latest issue of DCX and saw a “Bonus Photos Online” icon, […]
Interview with Wayne Carini from Chasing Classic Cars

Interview with Wayne Carini from Chasing Classic Cars

Wayne Carini is one of those fortunate folks who has found a way to turn his passion – in this case, a love of classic automobiles – into his living. From the old Model A Fords that he and his dad (Bob Carini, world-renowned Model A Ford expert) wrenched when he was just starting out, […]
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