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ACME Finds Some GMP Rarities – and They’re For Sale!

ACME Finds Some GMP Rarities – and They’re For Sale!

In what we’d consider to be the scale equivalent of a barn find, ACME recently uncovered a stash of built-up and almost forgotten GMP stock at a factory in China. The cars are all new, in box, and represent GMP at the top of their game.  Judging by the listed models – available for sale […]
ACME “Tom’s Garage” 1932 Ford: Join the Club

ACME “Tom’s Garage” 1932 Ford: Join the Club

ACME’s “Tom’s Garage” ’32 Ford five window is on deck, and we thought we’d share these photos of the pre-production piece that Mat and the ACME boys sent along. As you can see, the model’s got more of that classic old rod’s DNA, done with a new upper body and a classic scalloped paint job […]

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NEW MODEL MAKER! ESVAL Models Appears On The Scene

NEW MODEL MAKER! ESVAL Models Appears On The Scene

If you’ve never heard of model maker “ESVAL”, welcome to the club. But don’t be too hard on yourself. The company is a brand-new player in the burgeoning 1:43 market, and this group of factory photos – dusty though they may be – show a lot of promise from this spanking-new line of resincasts. The […]

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IXO 1:43 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” – BONUS PHOTOS

IXO 1:43 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” – BONUS PHOTOS

Wayne Moyer has handed in his review of IXO’s 1:43 1933 Pierce Arrow “Silver Arrow” for the Summer 2013 issue of Die Cast X – but we couldn’t resist posting these bonus snaps of the model, which is patterned after a machine currently residing in the Blackhawk Collection. Only five 1:1 Silver Arrows were made; […]
SPY SHOTS! Minichamps 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura FACTORY PHOTOS

SPY SHOTS! Minichamps 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura FACTORY PHOTOS

Now, we know you can’t see us. So, you’ll have to believe that we’re all smiling like a bunch of schoolkids at these spy shots of Minichamps’ in-process 1:18 1955 Lincoln Futura – the lead-off piece for their upcoming Dream Cars series. According to our source, this pre-production image is finalized in its shape – […]

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New Co-Host, New Logo for Die Cast X TV’s “Cup O’ Joe”

New Co-Host, New Logo for Die Cast X TV’s “Cup O’ Joe”

“Cup o’ Joe” is Die Cast X Magazine‘s live streaming show, appearing every other Sunday at 11AM Eastern, 8AM Pacific – and with over 114,000 viewer minutes, it looks like the show is really starting to get traction among collectors! That doesn’t mean we’re sitting back and taking it easy… far from it. Frank Quarant […]
Winning Streak

Winning Streak

Automodello Mormon Meteor Speed records were big news in the 1920s and 1930s, in the air, on the ground, and on the water. Among the daring fellows who were pushing the envelope – to occasionally fatal levels – David Abbot “Ab” Jenkins was a bit of a celebrity on terra firma, with more automotive speed records […]

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Race Bred: M2 Shelby GT350 Comp Cars Roll Out

Race Bred: M2 Shelby GT350 Comp Cars Roll Out

Shelby was a prolific supplier of all kinds of race-ready cars, and M2 Machines’ release 20B of its Shelby GT350 mold sets honors the pumped-up ponies with three new takes on the classic Mustang’s legacy. The first is one of the Shelby factory drag cars, a ’65 GT350 in Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes, […]
New Lux, Kyosho Style: Upcoming 1:18 Cadillac SLS Preview Pics!

New Lux, Kyosho Style: Upcoming 1:18 Cadillac SLS Preview Pics!

Kyosho has been doing some very good work on American luxury cars this past couple of years, thanks to an agreement with an outside vendor with a distinct flair for GM’s upper-crust brands. So far, we’ve been given a CTS sedan (and its CTS-V variant), and we’ve been promised a CTS coupe in both iterations as well […]
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