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Minichamps 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 [Out of the Box Review]

Minichamps 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 [Out of the Box Review]

Zuffenhausen zeroes in on sporting perfection by Matt Boyd   [SPECS] Model: 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 Manufacturer: Minichamps Genre: Modern Sports Car Scale: 1:18 Price: $160 What We Like: The latest in the prized GT3 line may be the best yet Meticulous care in replicating the 991.2 updates Gorgeous wheels give a great look at […]
50th Anniversary Favorites – Hot Wheels TV with Mike Zarnock

50th Anniversary Favorites – Hot Wheels TV with Mike Zarnock

Die Cast X’s resident Hot Wheels Guru Mike Zarnock showcases a new series called 50th Anniversary Favorites in the upcoming issue (on sale September 25) but he previews the first wave of this cool new line in his latest episode of Hot Wheels TV. Check it out and get the inside scoop on the first […]

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Hot Wheels/Kellogg’s Terry Labonte Chevy Monte Carlos [Rear View]

Hot Wheels/Kellogg’s Terry Labonte Chevy Monte Carlos [Rear View]

Author: Ron Ruelle   If you were to rattle off a list of stock car drivers who have won multiple NASCAR titles, you might overlook Terry Labonte because he holds the distinction for the longest gap between titles—12 years—having won in 1984 and again in 1996. But the soft-spoken Texan’s combination of on-track success, nice-guy […]
Diecast Review: Maisto Design 1969 Dodge Charger R/T Restomod

Diecast Review: Maisto Design 1969 Dodge Charger R/T Restomod

1:18 | $39 (est) We applaud any diecast company trying something new that gives more detail, value or originality to a product line. These days, with the norm being cost-cutting, consolidation, or brands disappearing altogether, its refreshing to see a company like Maisto innovating and finding ways to give collectors more. That’s the idea behind […]

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Diecast Review: Vintage Doepke Jaguar XK 120 (Rear View)

Diecast Review: Vintage Doepke Jaguar XK 120 (Rear View)

A Tale of Redemption and Restoration The line between collectible and toy cars can sometimes become blurred, especially in the eyes of different people. Here’s one story involving the classic Jaguar XK120 model from Doepke. Doepke was a small toy maker that made big toys. Many of their offerings were large scale, such as toy […]

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Diecast Review: DNA Collectibles Saab 9-3 Viggen Convertible

Diecast Review: DNA Collectibles Saab 9-3 Viggen Convertible

The Swan Song for a Sporty Swede by: Matt Boyd Here’s a model we just received in the office this week, and it’s the very first we’ve seen from new diecast company on the scene. How often do we get to say that? They’re called DNA Collectibles and they’re out of Switzerland. They do sealed […]
Jada Roars into Summer with New JDM and Hyper-Spec Releases

Jada Roars into Summer with New JDM and Hyper-Spec Releases

We’re really digging the direction Jada has been taking its various lines so far in 2018. The company is really focusing on detail and accuracy, both in its 1:24 releases and its huge range of 1:64. We’ve talked about how much we like the classic direction that they’re taking the JDM series, and one of […]

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Alonso says the Triple Crown is ON!

Alonso says the Triple Crown is ON!

Now Alonso sets his sights on Indy As one of three drivers at the wheel of the Toyota TS050 Hybrid (joining Sébastien Buemi and Kaz Nakajima) from Gazoo Racing at this weekend’s running of the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans Fernando Alonso and his team led from pole and was the dominant car for […]
Diecast Review: Welly Peugeot 403 [Rear View]

Diecast Review: Welly Peugeot 403 [Rear View]

Proletariat Pug by Ron Ruelle The mid-Twentieth Century was a golden age for European car design—full of lithe, sporty cars that exuded performance and class. In 1955, French manufacturer Peugeot debuted a saloon styled by famed Italian design studio Pininfarina, but its image was quite different. The Peugeot 403 was a pretty basic car. Its […]
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