CMC 1:18 Mercedes 300SLR “Uhlenhaut” Coupe (Original Release)

Jun 28, 2011 1 Comment

“Desmodromic” sounds like some sort of ‘fifties-era sci-fi rocket propulsion; the kind of thing a Brylcreemed Hollywood astronaut in a silver suit would mention as he flipped a switch. Replace the celluloid spaceman with a flesh and blood race car driver of the same vintage, however, and the whole thing rings true: Desmodromic actuation – [...]

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NEO’s 1:43 U.S. Luxury Cars: American Beauty

Jun 28, 2011 No Comments

Perspective is a powerful thing, especially in hindsight. Case in point: In the late 1970s and early 1980s, despite being rocked by a suitcase full of oil crises, corporate mileage mandates, and federal insurance and air pollution regulations, Detroit’s product planners and stylists somehow managed to keep the cars coming – and even made some [...]

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Jada Toys Hero Patrol World Premier

Jun 24, 2011 1 Comment

Jada Toys has offered DieCast X the first public look at their latest line of 1:64th vehicles.  Hero Patrol consists of 12 authentic police vehicles from various departments around the United States. From a New York State Troopers 2010 Chevy Tahoe to a Honolulu Police Department 2010 Chevy Impala 4 different casting make their debut [...]

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M2 Machines Detroit Muscle Release 17

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

M2 Machines has announced that Detroit Muscle Release 17 will be available soon.  Featured in this release is an all new M2 casting of the 1968 Firebird Sprint.  Enjoy the pre-production pictures. Here is a pre-production sample of the chase car

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Attention GreenLight Variation Collectors

Jun 22, 2011 1 Comment

Greenlight will be reissuing 4 of the GL Muscle series 2 vehicles; each in two alternate schemes. Original 2010 Camaro SS White – new variations Green and Red Original 2010 Corvette ZO6 Steel Blue- new variations Red and Black Original 2010 Dodge Black – new variations Red and White Original 2010 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 Gray [...]

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BBR Models Ferrari 548 Italia Challenge

Jun 21, 2011 No Comments

BBR Models new Ferrari 458 Italia Challenge is in now available.  Knowing how fast their Red 458 sold out anyone who may be interested in this race version should act quickly as what is available today may not be tomorrow.

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AUTOart Motul Pitwork Z Coming Soon

Jun 20, 2011 2 Comments

Attention JGTC race fans, AUTOart will be releasing the Motul Pitwork Z 2004 Team Champion #22 with driver figurine (Masami Kageyama) soon.  Be sure to preorder yours today, this is a limited production piece with only 1000 available worldwide.

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Maisto Fan Club Coming This Fall

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

Great news for Maisto collectors; coming this fall all Maisto fans will have the opportunity to become members of their collectors club. The club will deliver fans more information, insight and hopefully club exclusive vehicles.  More information will be coming soon, but for now it is great to see another manufacturer creating a place for [...]

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M2 Machines Auto-Dreams Patriotic 1

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

What better way to honor the men and women of our armed forces than to dedicate a series of diecast vehicles to them. A 1949 Mercury, 1957 Chevy Bel Air, 1951 Studebaker 2R Truck, 1965 Shelby GT350, 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona and 1971 Plymouth Cuda were selected to do just that for Auto Dreams Patriotic [...]

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Welcome to the new Die Cast X Website

Jun 08, 2011 No Comments

Welcome to our new and improved Die Cast X website! Hopefully you’ll find that this site is easier to navigate and to find specific information. You’ll also find some new areas, like our featured bloggers section where Joe Kelly Jr., Bill Bennett, Marshall Buck, Wayne Moyer and Mike Zarnock (among others) will be posting their [...]

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