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Dan’s Last Riverside Winner

Dan’s Last Riverside Winner

Spark 1968 NASCAR Dan Gurney Ford Torino 1:43 | $75 Dan Gurney was so dominant in the NASCAR Motor Trend 500 race at Riverside Raceway that it became known as the “Gurney 500.” Driving a Wood Brothers Ford, Dan won 5 of the 6 races between 1963 and 1968; the last at the wheel of […]
Dan’s Last Riverside Ride

Dan’s Last Riverside Ride

Spark 1970 Plymouth Superbird “Dan Gurney” 1:43 | $75 Dan’s long association with Ford ended in 1969 and he switched to Plymouth Barracudas in the Trans Am and stock-block Plymouth engines in Indy racing. Naturally, Chrysler wanted him in a Plymouth at Riverside, so Petty Racing prepared a Superbird carrying no.42, but painted in Dan’s […]

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Raising a Toast to the Six Pack

Raising a Toast to the Six Pack

Auto World American Muscle 1969 ½ Plymouth Road Runner 440-6 1:18 | $85 How ironic is it that one of the greatest competitors to Mopar’s mighty 426 Hemi ended up being produced by…Mopar? Chrysler’s performance engineers were looking for a less-expensive alternative to the Hemi to energize the budget-conscious performance market. In February 1969, they […]
Arrivederci 458!

Arrivederci 458!

Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari 458 Speclale 1:43 & 1:18 | $65 & $130 It seems only yesterday that the 458 Italia stormed onto the supercar scene, but Ferrari has announced its replacement—the forthcoming 488 GTB—so its time to say ‘arrivederci!’ to the 458. It’s not going out quietly, though. ‚ e fi nal variant is […]

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More French Curves

More French Curves

MINICHAMPS 1936 TALBOTLAGO T26SS “GRAND PRIX” 1:43 | $99.95 Minichamps Mullin Collection Talbot-Lago T26-SS (Super Sport) is one of only three of these cars, basically their Grand Prix race car with a widened chassis and two-seat bodywork. Two were built for the 1936 Le Mans but this one (chassis 90203) wasn’t seen until the 1939 […]
Star-Struck or Star-Crossed: 5 Controversial Movie and TV Diecasts

Star-Struck or Star-Crossed: 5 Controversial Movie and TV Diecasts

An interesting news item showed up in our inbox this week: an announcement that the ’71 Chevy Monte Carlo that made such an impact (literally!) in the opening scene of the third Fast and Furious film — Tokyo Drift —  is coming up for auction this weekend. According to Hemmings, one of the 5 surviving (of […]

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Mini Muscle, Max Detail

Mini Muscle, Max Detail

M2 MACHINES DETROIT MUSCLE SERIES 26 1:64 | $6 Contrary to popular assumption, the importance of presentation does not diminish with size. • is is a principle that the folks at Castline clearly understand, and take full advantage of with their line of 1:64-scale Detroit-Muscle M2 Machines. Given that each comes with a molded diamond […]
Big Beautiful Buick

Big Beautiful Buick

BROOKLIN BUICK COLLECTION 1939 CENTURY CONVERTIBLE PHAETON 1:43 | $129.95 Although Buick’s new 1937-38 bodies were very well received, they surprised the automobile industry by introducing completely new bodies again in 1939.  The mid-level Century series updated straight-eight actually produced more power than Cadillac’s V-8, while standard-equipment turn signals were an industry first. Buick […]

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Elegant English GTs

Elegant English GTs

KYOSHO ASTON MARTIN DB9 AND VANQUISH 1:43 | $98 Aston Martin is having a pretty good year with its stylish main line grand tourer the DB9 being joined by the ultra-performance Vanquish. Kyosho, in signing on to produce both in 1:43 in a host of colors, is poised to enjoy the halo effect of these […]
2015 Nuremberg and New York Toy Fairs

2015 Nuremberg and New York Toy Fairs

February is show time in the diecast world.  The New York International Toy Fair follows just a week or two after “Spielwarenmesse,” otherwise known as the Nuremberg Toy Fair—the biggest event of the year for the diecast community. Die Cast X was at both this year, and we snagged a few pictures of the […]
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