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AUTOART Lexus LFA

AUTOART Lexus LFA

Every now and again, a car comes along that captures the imagination of enthusiasts from around the globe. A decade ago it was the BMW Z8. More recently, Lexus jumped into the super car market with a car that started a bidding war for whom would get the first editions. The LFA is a beastly performer with rock star looks that will rarely been seen in public. AUTOart’s […]
AUTOMODELLO 1966 Fitch Phoenix

AUTOMODELLO 1966 Fitch Phoenix

Over the past few years of reviewing limited edition diecasts from Automodello, nothing surprises us. The premium maker consistently comes up with cars that could have been forgotten. But, these were beautiful machines that are worthy of staying alive. The latest scale honorary is the Fitch Phoenix. Based on, of all things, the Chevrolet Corvair, John Fitch added one of the more beautiful […]

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MAISTO Adventure Wheels Series

MAISTO Adventure Wheels Series

Maisto has ramped up its line of cool and custom haulers with the Adventure Wheels series. The newest 1:64-scale fleet consists of 24 sets of one big rig and one sports, muscle, rod, custom or pro street car. 20 of the sets feature a flatbed hauler with movable carrier floor.  The other four are tricked-out wreckers.  Cars range […]
LIONEL NASCAR #14 Impala

LIONEL NASCAR #14 Impala

On the track, there are few drivers as intense and intimidating as Tony “Smoke” Stewart. As one of the most talented drivers in all of motorsports, Stewart has developed an army of supporters.  At trackside and through Racing Collectibles Club of America, fans can purchase this detailed 1:24-scale replica of the Stewart-Haas #14 Impala by Lionel. This premium diecast features working roof […]

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BBURAGO Street Fire 1967 Ford Mustang GT

BBURAGO Street Fire 1967 Ford Mustang GT

How many times have you wanted to fire up the next generation of diecast collectors without putting your own collection in jeopardy? Next time you’re at your local mass retailer, check out Bburago’s 1:43-scale Street Fire line. The durable series features popular cars that are nearly indestructible. This ’67 Mustang GT is a fine example of a cool-looking car that […]
AUTOART 1970 Porsche 917

AUTOART 1970 Porsche 917

After Ford had dispatched Ferrari from Le Mans, it shifted gears and let the mighty GT40s fade in the glorious sunset. Ready to take its place was the equally formidable Porsche 917Ks. But, Enzo Ferrari was determined to return to Le Mans glory with his new 512S. This forced Porsche to step up its efforts by bringing on […]

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CMC 1:18 Mercedes 300SLR “Uhlenhaut” Coupe (Original Release)

CMC 1:18 Mercedes 300SLR “Uhlenhaut” Coupe (Original Release)

“Desmodromic” sounds like some sort of ‘fifties-era sci-fi rocket propulsion; the kind of thing a Brylcreemed Hollywood astronaut in a silver suit would mention as he flipped a switch. Replace the celluloid spaceman with a flesh and blood race car driver of the same vintage, however, and the whole thing rings true: Desmodromic actuation – […]

NEO’s 1:43 U.S. Luxury Cars: American Beauty

Perspective is a powerful thing, especially in hindsight. Case in point: In the late 1970s and early 1980s, despite being rocked by a suitcase full of oil crises, corporate mileage mandates, and federal insurance and air pollution regulations, Detroit’s product planners and stylists somehow managed to keep the cars coming – and even made some […]

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Bburago 1:18 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

Bburago 1:18 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

I got my hands on one of my wish list vehicles the other day. I stopped by the Carlisle GM show this weekend, as there are always diecast vendors on the grounds at most of their events.  To my surprise I found several diecast vendors stocking more than just GM vehicles.  I ran across this […]
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