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Hot Wheels Flashback  – Celebrating Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary with Black & Gold

Hot Wheels Flashback – Celebrating Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary with Black & Gold

For the celebration of Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary in 2018, Mattel is pulling out all the stops! There will be a retro series of cars, new cars with 50th Anniversary logos, special cars within the mainline series, and exclusive cars for specific stores and hobby dealers. One of the most anticipated 50th Anniversary sets is […]
Maisto Audi R8 LMP 1:18 Diecast Collectible [Rear View]

Maisto Audi R8 LMP 1:18 Diecast Collectible [Rear View]

The First R8 was a First Rate Race Car   The Audi R8 is one of those exotic cars that you swear you could actually own someday. In a world of Ferraris and McLarens that crack the half-million dollar mark, a new R8 is a relative bargain, and it comes with a racing pedigree that […]

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Diecast Head-to-Head: Johnny Lightning vs Hot Wheels Ford Torinos

Diecast Head-to-Head: Johnny Lightning vs Hot Wheels Ford Torinos

Ford’s mid-size muscle machine underwent many changes in just a few years — transforming from Fairlane to Torino with no fewer than 5 major body style revisions in 10 years. The final 2 are arguably the coolest, so we’ve pitted Johnny Lightning’s 1970 Torino GT Fastback against Hot Wheels flaming 1972 Gran Torino coupe. Both […]
Top 5 Ringbrothers Muscle Cars that NEED to be diecast!

Top 5 Ringbrothers Muscle Cars that NEED to be diecast!

1. Recoil: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle This gorgeous Chevy gets its name from the “Recoil” model 3-piece wheels made for Ringbrothers by HRE. The rears are a massive 20×13 inches and wear 345-width Michelins! It needs that much tire to harness the 980hp Whipple-supercharged LS7. Just as radical as the power is the interior, with skeletal […]

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Diecast Head-to-Head: Hot Wheels Mini vs Fiat vs Honda

Diecast Head-to-Head: Hot Wheels Mini vs Fiat vs Honda

Well ok – make that a Head-to-Head-to-Head! Normally our Head-to-Heads are just two cars, but since these cars are so tiny we decided to make it a 3-way mighty microcar shootout. We’ve got the classic Brit Morris Mini versus the JDM hero Honda City Turbo II versus the modern Italian Fiat 500.  All feature racy […]
Best New Diecast from Nuremberg and New York Toy Fair

Best New Diecast from Nuremberg and New York Toy Fair

As many of you know, it’s car show season. It was kicked off for full-size cars in Detroit in late January, followed by Chicago in February. The biggest European show—Geneva—happening right now, and New York is in a couple weeks. But it’s just as big a show season for diecast, with the Nuremburg Toy Fair […]

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Classic Tunes: Jada’s JDM Series Goes Retro! [Sponsored Post]

Classic Tunes: Jada’s JDM Series Goes Retro! [Sponsored Post]

When we visited Jada at the New York Toy Fair in February we got a sneak peek at a bunch of new stuff they have in the works for 2018. One of the best parts was walking through the Jada display and talking face to face with the guys who dream up these cars and […]

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The Civic Type R Touring Car Looks AMAZING! [Really.]

The Civic Type R Touring Car Looks AMAZING! [Really.]

We love Honda’s engineering, but we talk a little trash about the Civic (even though most of the staff has owned one at one time or another in our automotive lives.) But can you blame us? The toughest road car in Honda’s current lineup — the raucous Type R  — looks like it was designed […]
Sleepers! Stealthy Speed is always a Collector Favorite [VIDEO]

Sleepers! Stealthy Speed is always a Collector Favorite [VIDEO]

Is there anything cooler than an automotive sleeper? A car that looks like a mild-mannered family car but rips like a race-bred rocket! Sleepers make some of the best collectible cars, because packing secret performance potential makes for a certain mystique which fuels nostalgia as the years pass. We tend to think of sleepers in […]
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