Minichamps “Mullin Collection” 1937 Delahaye 145 Grand Prix

May 02, 2014 No Comments

Henri Chapron’s beautifully re-bodied Type 145 was featured in the last issue of DCX; this time we have Minichamps’ beautifully made resin-cast model of the first of the Type 145s as it looked when raced by the French Ecurie Bleue team.  This particular car, Chassis 48771 (now in the Mullin Museum, of course), won the [...]

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Minichamps Mullin Collection 1927-’36 Delage-ERA

May 01, 2014 No Comments

Few single cars have generated this much history: First, this Delage was part of the team that won every (yes, every) Grand Prix in 1927, then, in 1936, Dick Seaman drove it to dominate voiturette racing so thoroughly that he earned a spot on the 1937 Mercedes GP team. Siamese Princes Chula and Bira (White [...]

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Big kids and Hot Wheels hobbyists aplenty at Plaza

Feb 26, 2014 No Comments

By RON KANTOWSKI LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL I eagerly went up the escalator, bounding up the last few steps two at a time. I was headed for the World of Toys Expo on the third floor of the Plaza. Two floors below Zamboni level, where the Wranglers will be playing hockey next year. This is where [...]

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Exclusive Private Showing: Snake and Mongoose

Feb 10, 2014 No Comments

Breaking News from the Die Cast X Superconvention! Even though we have an amazing lineup of guests and an awesome show planned, we’re going to turn it up a notch! We are thrilled to offer you two options for an exclusive private showing of the movie, Snake and Mongoose.   YOU MUST HAVE A 2014 [...]

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DCX SuperConvention News! 2014 Jonstens’ Motorsports Choice Award

Jan 29, 2014 No Comments

Building upon a 6 year partnership, the Diecast Hall of Fame and Jostens Motorsports division are proud to announce the creation of an all new induction category called the “Jostens’ Motorsports Choice Award” to be launched at this year’s induction ceremony for the Class of 2014. Furthermore, we’re excited to reveal Mr. Howard Hitchcock as Jostens’ selection [...]

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DCX SuperConvention News! M2 Machines Camero 2014 HOF Dinner Car

Jan 29, 2014 No Comments

Attendees of the 2014 Diecast Hall of Fame Dinner are in for a treat, as each ticket holder will receive (1) standard Hall of Fame Camaro produced by M2 Machines. This is the second time M2 Machines has produced a Diecast Hall of Fame branded vehicle, and this one is a great addition for 2014. [...]

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DCX SuperConvention February 2014!

Jan 19, 2014 No Comments

Yes, it’s true: Die Cast X will be sponsoring the premier event in the die cast (and resincast) hobby starting in 2014 as the DCX SuperConvention rolls through Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2014.  The show is already deep into the planning stages, with a promised lineup of celebrities, car folks, TV and movie personalities [...]

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NEW VIDEO! GreenLight’s “Fast & Furious” Cars in 1:43

Dec 17, 2013 No Comments

Nobody said that you have to spend a lot of money to get something cool in diecast – and GreenLight’s been proving that for years.  This Fast & Furious selection brings home a lot of cool detailing for a surprisingly small price. GreenLight Toys  

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NEW VIDEO! Automodello’s 1962 Mustang I Concept in 1:24, 1:43!

Dec 16, 2013 No Comments

It’s going to be an extra happy holiday if you’re a collector of high-end resincast models of offbeat subjects – like the Automodello 1962 Mustang I concept car. They’ve brought the model out in 1:24 and 1:43 – a first for the company – and as you’ll see in the video, that’s a trend we’re [...]

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Proto-Pony: Automodello’s 1962 Ford Mustang I Puts History on the Hoof

Dec 02, 2013 No Comments

The question one has to ask oneself regarding Automodello isn’t so much why they make the models that they do, but where they get the nerve to take on some of the way-off-the-ranch subjects that they make. No, we’re not complaining. Actually, we’re damned impressed by this maker, and we have been from day one. [...]

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