King’s Car

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

HOT WHEELS Elite “Presley” Dino 308 GT4 1:18 | $90 It comes in a window box, but Hot Wheels’ Elite model of the black 1976 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4, a vehicle that was once owned by Elvis Presley, all but disappears against its black packaging. No worries; this one comes alive once it’s been pulled [...]

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Double-Duty Duesenberg

Aug 07, 2014 No Comments

TIN WIZARD’S 1935 “Mormon Meteor” 1:43 | $290 David Abner “Ab” Jenkins had set many speed records at Bonneville in 1933 and ’34 with a Pierce Arrow,when Duesenberg offered to build him a new “record” car for 1935. With Augie Duesenberg’s help, theDuesenberg Special (never given a factory number) was built and fitted with a [...]

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Chevy’s COPO Mojo is back, and GreenLight has it in 1:64!

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments

For Chevy fans, COPO is a magic word. For Ford guys, its just a four-letter word! Built to give Bowtie faithful some firepower in stock-class drag racing, Chevy built just 69 factory COPO Camaros in 2013. Three classic-displacement engines were offered, to make it eligible for multiple classes: 350, 396, and 427ci. But like the [...]

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Audi You Do

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments

KYOSHO’S 2011 Audi A8 1:43 | $45 Audi displayed its fourth-generation (Type D4) all-wheel-drive A8 Sedan in late 2009, but it didn’t get marketed here until November of 2010, as a 2011 model. Audi also frequently markets 1/43 scale promotional models built by select manufacturers; Kyosho first released this image of the mighty Teu- ton [...]

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Expensive and high-maintenance, but she’s a beauty!

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments

This stunning 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale is going up for auction with RM next weekend, and when it does it will be vying for the title of most expensive car ever auctioned! The book value of this one-of-three-ever-produced beauty is about $34 million dollars! But even if it tops that, it has a ways to [...]

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Auto World “Legends of the Quarter Mile” Camaro Funny Car

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

  Jeg Coughlin started as a high-school wrench with a passion for speed, and it wasn’t long before he’d clinched a slew of trophies at the local tracks. By 1959, his ‘55 Chevy had taken him to a class win at a Nationals. But Jeg was about more than going fast, and in 1960, he [...]

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Foose Lets Loose

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

Chip Foose is literally a chip off the old block—the block being Chip’s dad, Sam Foose, whose custom cars were frequently scaled down to model size in the heyday of plastic kits and rattle can paint. Chip first got his hands dirty at a tender age, working alongside Sam at Project Designs in Santa Barbara, [...]

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Dirty Snake

Aug 04, 2014 No Comments

M2 MACHINES 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 1:24 | $30 The Carroll Shelby School of High Performance Driving (Carroll Shelby, proprietor), gave anyone with a few bucks and the need for speed the chance to hammer real race cars around a track, all in the name of enhancing driving skills—or proving a lack thereof. The cars [...]

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Otto Models Audi Coupe GT

Aug 03, 2014 No Comments

  OTTO’s Audi Coupe GT is one of those models that you pull out of its box and just kind of stare at for a while. Part of that is because it’s just so well done; the other part of the lingering gaze has to do with utter familiarity. Thanks to the resin body and [...]

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Solar Flair

Aug 03, 2014 No Comments

Danbury Mint 1956 Ford Sunliner 1:24 | $150 Danbury’s 1956 Ford Sunliner convertible is one of those models that’ll gobsmack you right out of the box. The pink and black paint scheme is about as fifties as it gets, and the build quality is stellar. That solid feel won’t surprise anyone who has any of [...]

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