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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 […]
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 […]

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Charlie glotzbach kneels next to his #6 Cotton Owens Dodge for photos in February 1969, prior to the 1969 Daytona 500.

A Lap Down Memory Lane with Charlie Glotzbach

Charlie was one of Dodge’s top NASCAR drivers during the late ’60s and early ’70s, and was the primary test and driver during the development of the winged Dodge Charger Daytona for Chrysler during the 1969 season. As part of our “NASCAR’s Aero Warriors” feature in the Summer issue of Die Cast X (now on […]
What Car Is This?

What Car Is This?

We show — you tell! We show you this snippet of a photo of a certain vehicle. Using your amazing powers of automotive identification, you tell us the make/model/year (and trim level, if applicable) in the Facebook comments!             Then you bask in car-guy glory!

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Little engines that could. (And some big ones too!)

Little engines that could. (And some big ones too!)

The other day we posted this pic of Minichamps’ 1981 Group 5 Race Ford Capri and remarked on the stratospheric levels of boost it uses to make 500hp from its tiny little 1.4L turbo 4. That got us wondering where that little dynamo ranks in history in terms of specific output (the term for measuring […]
Little Big Healeys

Little Big Healeys

Becoming a little blasé about meticulously crafted scale models is an occupational hazard around the DCX office…and then we see something like this. We first read about Colin Rule in the blog at Hemmings Daily, who combined his occupation as a professional Austin Healey restorer in Australia with his passion for antique pedal cars to […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
Heavyweight Collection of Factory Lightweights

Heavyweight Collection of Factory Lightweights

Mecum is getting set to auction an amazing collection of Detroit muscle, including several significant factory lightweight drag cars, all owned by enthusiast Don Fezell. A former racer, Fezell has amassed a truly exceptional assemblage of racing specials from the Big Three and beyond. Here are pics of a few of the factory racers coming […]
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