Here's an interesting one - Kyosho's 1:18 Lamborghini Countach LP500R. If that name doesn't sound familiar to you, don't worry - Lambo never produced a car originally called an LP500R. This vehicle is a one-of-a-kind overhaul of an LP400 by its owner in Japan; it now sports a beefed up 5.0-liter V-12, wide BBS wheels, custom interior work and aggressive white on black graphics.
A display case can be more than just protection for your model, it can bring a whole new dimension to the presentation. That’s the idea behind Pioneer Plastics display casesbeginning with a clear, distortion-free, tightly fitting cover with classy beveled edges. They come in a number of sizes, and three styles of base are offered: […]
Sonny Chiba would be proud this sequel to GMP’s Street Fighter ’68 Camaro is even more of a brawler than the original. This one is based on GMP’s ’69 Camaro casting, and the added style of the newer body is augmented by SS style hockey-stick fender graphics. Those graphics also highlight the biggest mechanical […]
What would you get if you crossed Exact Detail Replicas’ hot Chevelle SS 454 with GMP’s Restomod theme. That’s no longer just a hypothetical questionthe two have teamed up to make it a reality. Starting with Exact Detail’s excellent casting, GMP throws a host of modern style and performance goodies at it to create a […]
In addition to new castings, RC2’s American Muscle Authentics series is releasing new colors to some of its earlier successes. One of last year’s most popular models was the ’67 Impala SS 427, now newly available in this Royal Plum version. Highlights include excellent chrome trim, a nicely appointed interior, a functioning suspension and of […]
We knew it was in the works and now it has finally arrived - Kyosho's awesome 1:12 Enzo Ferrari. The reigning king of the supercars is now the ultimate Kyosho diecast. This is one of the prototypes, and it reveals staggering levels of detail under the deck lid on the engine and in the suspension pieces that intertwine around it.
Did you ever think you’d live to see the day when a Volkswagen Bus would be considered an image car? This is the same vehicle even VW pitched with the slogan “It’s ugly, but it gets you there.” But in the 40-odd years it’s been chugging along, it’s earned a sort of geek-chic, and is […]
The Dub culture's fascination with the Hummer seems to be rolling merrily along on jumbo rims, even on the junior model in the Hummer line - the H3. Not that any Hummer could be considered a compact, but the H3 - especially in its 'T' pickup configuration seems almost practical.
RC2's Authentics series continues to churn out classic after highly detailed, highly affordable classic. And although each release is limited, RC2 follows them up with variations that keep things fresh while giving collectors a chance to secure cars they may have missed out on first time around.