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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 […]
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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Diecast Review: Anson 1963 Ford Thunderbird Roadster

Diecast Review: Anson 1963 Ford Thunderbird Roadster

TWO-SEATER T-BIRD MAGIC RECAPTURED – TEMPORARILY by Ron Ruelle When Ford introduced the first Thunderbird in 1955, the car was an obvious response to the Chevrolet Corvette: A sporty looking two-place convertible–not a performance monster but a boulevard cruiser. While the Vette would undergo multiple redesigns as a two-seater (with increasing abilities), Ford made a […]
Jada flexes its BigTime Muscle with 3 new models for 2018 [SPONSORED POST]

Jada flexes its BigTime Muscle with 3 new models for 2018 [SPONSORED POST]

The history of Jada’s BigTime Muscle series of diecast muscle cars traces back more than a decade, and of all the company’s lines it seems that BTM has cultivated one of the most consistent followings within the collector community. Other lines have come and gone, but whether its tricked out pro-touring style muscle cars, restomodded […]

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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 […]
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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Kyosho made an RC Dodge Demon!

Kyosho made an RC Dodge Demon!

Looks like the RC guys already have their SRT Dodge Demon model from Kyosho. Its very cool — but when do we get a diecast version?!?!?   From our brothers over at RC Car Action:     From Kyosho: Powered by the fuel-efficient and user-friendly KE25 engine, this popular big scale GT machine based on […]

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Norev Renault Caravelle: Italian Design, French Engineering, U.S. Name…

Norev Renault Caravelle: Italian Design, French Engineering, U.S. Name…

In the issue of Die Cast X due out later this month (Spring 2018) we took a look at a model of a fast, swoopy marvel of sports car engineering from Renault: the Alpine A110 recreated by Maisto in 1:18. This time we’re checking out a model of an earlier, somewhat slower, but still gorgeous […]
Fire Replicas  FDNY “Rescue 1” – Rolling Tribute to New York’s Bravest

Fire Replicas FDNY “Rescue 1” – Rolling Tribute to New York’s Bravest

It used to be, when you asked a little boy what he wanted to be when he grew up, you’d get a handful of predictable answers. Things like “cowboy” and “astronaut” don’t hold quite the same allure with the youth of the digital age as they did in generations past, but “firefighter” is as popular […]
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