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Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette is HERE!

Maisto’s 1:18 2014 Corvette is HERE!

Deadline is always a crazy time for us. But sometimes, something comes along that tears us away from the files and photos. That time happened yesterday when an overnight package arrived here straight from Maisto, containing not one, but two examples of their 2014 Corvette. We’ve been following the development of this C7 since Maisto […]
Paudi Models: Say Hello

Paudi Models: Say Hello

Paudi Models has, up until recently, been hard at work self-promoting their lineup of high-featured 1:18 diecast cars here in the United States. Here’s good news: the manufacturer now has a pipeline into the US – Taylor Sports Collector – and the going, crowing, and growing for this premium maker should get a lot smoother. […]

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Auto World 1:18 “Jungle Jim”: Run Through the Jungle

Auto World 1:18 “Jungle Jim”: Run Through the Jungle

Auto World “Jungle Jim” Funny Car 1:18 | $95.99 “Jungle Jim” Liberman was an accomplished race driver, to be sure. But his true strength, and the thing that has kept his memory alive, was his uncanny knack for showmanship. From his immaculate racers to his easy-on-the-eyes burnout babe, the well-recruited Pam “Jungle Pam” Hardy, Jim […]
OTTO 1:18 Volkswagen Corrado: Go Wagen

OTTO 1:18 Volkswagen Corrado: Go Wagen

OTTO Model VW Corrado G60  1:18 | $115.00 Introduced in 1990 here in the States, the Volkswagen Corrado didn’t take long to make itself known as more than a Golf on PEDs; the automotive press fairly fawned over the car, and some went so far as to call the Corrado an almost certain classic in […]

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Hunted: Auto World’s 1:18 “Bounty Hunter” and “Bounty Huntress”

Hunted: Auto World’s 1:18 “Bounty Hunter” and “Bounty Huntress”

Auto World “Bounty Hunter and “Bounty Huntress”   1:18 | $95.99 each  While the reality was far from perfect, the ties between Shirley Muldowney and Connie Kalitta sure looked great when the two were campaigning their Nitro Funny Cars across America. The “Bounty Hunter” and “Bounty Huntress” were a pair of ’72 Mustang-bodied floppers with Hemi […]
Camel Car: OTTO Model’s Citroen Saharas

Camel Car: OTTO Model’s Citroen Saharas

OTTO Model Citroën Sahara   1:18 | $115.00 Pragmatism is a fine art in the automotive world, and the simplest solution to a given problem is usually the one that works best. That was certainly the case when Citroën decided to build a four-wheel-drive version of their rugged, if poky, 2CV (Deux Chevaux) sedan. Designs that […]

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A Place in the Sun: Auto World’s 1:18 1956 Ford Sunliner

A Place in the Sun: Auto World’s 1:18 1956 Ford Sunliner

Auto World 1956 Ford Sunliner Convertible  1:18 | $79.99   Old Ertl molds never die – they just get re-appreciated. Auto World is once again making hay while the sun is shining with a classic tool from the zenith of 1:18, and they’re making the most of this 1956 Ford Sunliner’s good bones by adding […]
BACK ON TRACK: Auto World’s 1:18 1967 Shelby GT500

BACK ON TRACK: Auto World’s 1:18 1967 Shelby GT500

Auto World 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500  1:18 | $79.99  Shelby’s GT500 Mustang was a new kind of extreme muscle car. Not only did the pony’s performance rival that of some of the world’s premiere exotics – it topped most of those hard-riding, sweat-inducing pain chambers with its high level of creature comforts, a fact celebrated […]

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Stake Out: GreenLight’s 1:18 “Twilight” Ford Crown Vic

Stake Out: GreenLight’s 1:18 “Twilight” Ford Crown Vic

Greenlight “Twilight” Ford Crown Victoria Police Car 1:18 | $50.00 Okay, look – we haven’t seen any of the Twilight movies, and we wouldn’t know a single character from those fang-fests f they were standing next to us picking their teeth. But GreenLight Collectibles is keeping fans of the vampire classics happy.  This latest – […]
STOP THE PRESSES! Sun Star 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible is HERE!

STOP THE PRESSES! Sun Star 1959 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible is HERE!

Much as UK-based Brooklin have made themselves (not just a little ironically) the kings of classic American-themed model cars in 1:43, Asian model manufacturing giant Sun Star has made themselves the reigning rulers of the 1:18/1:12 mid-scale classics roost by choosing great subject matter and doing it really well. We have this outstanding new 1959 […]
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