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Executive Muscle: the Auto World 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 [ONLINE EXCLUSIVE]

Executive Muscle: the Auto World 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 [ONLINE EXCLUSIVE]

Gran Sport Buicks always had something of a dual personality, but with the introduction of the 1970 model that took on a Clark Kent/Superman aspect. It was in that year that GM brass—tired of seeing its sportiest models outgunned by Ford and Chrysler products—finally lifted its corporate ban on engines larger than 400 cubic inches […]
Diecast Saab Story: The Anson Saab 900 Turbo Cabriolet

Diecast Saab Story: The Anson Saab 900 Turbo Cabriolet

by Ron Ruelle Prior to its demise as a car company a few years ago, Saab filled a strange position in the U.S. car market. The Swedish company’s styling and engineering were quirky and heavily influenced by the parent company Saab-Scania’s aerospace roots, but it was not so strange as to scare off mainstream auto […]

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Five New Cars that Need to Be Diecast — NOW!

Five New Cars that Need to Be Diecast — NOW!

In case you hadn’t noticed, we are in the heart of car show season, and while much of the country is mired in frosty winter temperatures, the vehicles premiering at the big shows are red hot! The North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January brought us the explosive return of the Bullitt Mustang, […]
Diecast Head to Head: Hemi Cudas from GreenLight and M2 Machines

Diecast Head to Head: Hemi Cudas from GreenLight and M2 Machines

Who doesn’t love a Hemi ‘Cuda or two? We’ve got a pair of Muscle Mopars in 1:64 for ya — a ’70 in Burnt Tan Metallic from GreenLight and a ’71 in custom flat black — both with black vinyl tops. ’70 vs ’71 Rally Wheels vs Dog Dishes Hockey Sticks vs Billboards Engine detail […]

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Diecast Beauty: What Makes a Car Beautiful in Any Scale?

Diecast Beauty: What Makes a Car Beautiful in Any Scale?

The folks over at Jalopnik just posed this question as pertains to full-size cars, but we think the principle holds true in scale as well. So we echo the question: What makes a car beautiful? As the saying goes, its is in the eye of the beholder to a large degree, so of course it […]
Diecast Head to Head: Kyosho Shelby Cobra 427 S/C vs Auto World 1967 Chevy Corvette L88

Diecast Head to Head: Kyosho Shelby Cobra 427 S/C vs Auto World 1967 Chevy Corvette L88

We’ve been playing a little game around the DCX office we’re calling ‘Head-to-Head” featuring pairs of thematically linked diecast models.This installment features a pair of little sports cars with big thumpin’ big-block V8s: the Kyosho Shelby Cobra 427 S/C vs the Auto World ’67 Corvette L88. The rules are simple: There AREN’T any rules! We […]

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Preserved Original Shelby Cobra Auctions for nearly $3 Million!

Preserved Original Shelby Cobra Auctions for nearly $3 Million!

The Shelby Cobra 427 S/C is perhaps the greatest automotive example of the proverb ‘when life gives you lemons — make lemonade.’ Carroll Shelby was widely known for his chili, but it turns out he made a damn fine lemonade too! The S/C is now the rarest, most valuable of the production Shelby Cobras, but […]
Insanely Cool Miniature Scale Motors that RUN!

Insanely Cool Miniature Scale Motors that RUN!

Whether you’re into replica big-block Chevy muscle V8s, pre-war open-tappet straight-4s, or even engines out of working scale bulldozers, this video has it — with some AMAZING sound! And that Bulldozer spits flame out of its exhaust stack like a to-fuel dragster!

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Build Your Own Giant Scale DeLorean Time Machine [VIDEO]

Build Your Own Giant Scale DeLorean Time Machine [VIDEO]

Check out this video clip showcasing the amazingly detailed 1:8 scale Back to the Future DeLorean from Eaglemoss. It measures more than 20 inches long and features dozens of working lights and opening panels! Read about all the details by clicking here. Fans who visit https://www.deloreanbuildup.com may subscribe risk-free for the special introductory price of only […]
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