RAPTOR-OUS

Aug 09, 2014 No Comments

JADATOYS Ford SVTRaptors 1:24 | $20 each It’s a good bet that Ford had mayhem in mind when its SVT division designed the Raptor back in 2009. Based on the F-150 platform, the Raptor takes that classic workhorse to a new level, with a full menu of off-road goodies that give the testoster- one-injected beast [...]

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Rock with ‘Brock

Aug 09, 2014 No Comments

M2 MACHINES 1956 Ford F-100 1:24 | $25 Most classic truck enthusiasts agree: the 1956 Ford F-100 is one of the most recognized and respected pickup trucks of the 1950s. Its aggressive nose, wide body, and even wider wheel wells made it tough-looking back then—and these days, those same features make it one of the [...]

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Auto World 1970 Chevelle

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

  Another car that had us going back in the salad days of American Muscle was Ertl’s 1970 Chevelle, and it, too, was sorely in need of more detail and features. Which, thank the gods of diecast, is exactly what this heavily reworked Auto World version of that hoary old mold set offers. While not [...]

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Vanquish — Kyosho’s superior (ad)Vantage

Aug 08, 2014 No Comments

Aston Martin looks to vanquish all competitors in the premium luxury grand touring segment with the 2015 Vanquish. Aston revives the ‘Vanquish’ name for its new flagship model, and with 568hp from its 6.0L V12 yielding a top speed of 201mph, it is by far the most potent street car Aston has ever built. Its [...]

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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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