BBR’s New 1:18 Resin C7 Corvette Is On The Way

Aug 02, 2013 No Comments

Surprise, surprise. Well, not really. We knew that a high-end resin of the new – and apparently wildly good – 2014 Corvette Stingray was in the making over in BBR’s studios, and these factory photos of a finished piece hold a lot of promise for high-end resin model collectors with pushrod V8 in their blood. [...]

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

Jul 13, 2013 No Comments

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. carvillemodels.com  

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

Jul 11, 2013 No Comments

Mattel keeps putting out top-quality images of some truly drool-inducing supercars, and this riotous red model keeps the line going strong.     hotwheels-elite.com

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

Jul 09, 2013 No Comments

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.     AUTOartmodels.com

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Minichamps McLaren MP4-12C

Jul 08, 2013 No Comments

1:18 | $249.00 McLaren’s latest supercar has a name more suited to an inventory sheet than evoking romance. No lilting turns of phrase attached to seasonal winds, exotic faraway lands, or famous fighting bulls here; in fact, the handle bestowed on this otherwise glorious machine – MP4-12C – could denote a refrigerator part. And that’s [...]

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Die Cast X and DieCast Space Team up for Vegas Super Convention!

Jul 07, 2013 2 Comments

WILTON, CT: 7/5/2013 4:00 PM EST – AIR AGE MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Die Cast X magazine, the largest circulation die cast collectibles magazine, is extremely pleased to announce that they have entered an agreement to sponsor the DiecastSpace SuperConvention in 2014 and beyond. The convention will now be called “The DCX SuperConvention,” and will [...]

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NEW VIDEO! Maisto 1:18 2014 Corvette Stingray

Jul 04, 2013 No Comments

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 – [...]

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

Jul 01, 2013 No Comments

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! www.danburymint.com  

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The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership The Strong and the Toy Industry Association (TIA) have entered a partnership to house TIA’s Toy Industry Hall of Fame alongside The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. The two halls of fame—one recognizing classic toys and the other recognizing the [...]

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