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Toy Car Manufacturer Tamiya Creates Driveable Full Scale Model After the Aero Avante
Toy Car Manufacturer Tamiya Creates Driveable Full Scale Model After the Aero Avante

19 Oct 2015, 14:26 UTC / When you hear the words scale model, you think of a small replica of a famous car model, but this time it's the other way around

 
What If Back To The Future Time Machine Was a Modified Lamborghini Countach?
What If Back To The Future Time Machine Was a Modified Lamborghini Countach?

17 Aug 2015, 13:16 UTC / Back To The Future is a movie that made the DeLorean DMC-12 car famous. But have you ever wondered what had happened if it was an Lamborghini Countach instead?

 
Model-Maker Creates Mesmerizing Real Life Scenes Using Diecast Classic Cars
Model-Maker Creates Mesmerizing Real Life Scenes Using Diecast Classic Cars

5 Feb 2015, 13:04 UTC / Michael Smith is a model maker and a diecast collector that has created Elgin Park, a mesmerizing fictional town of America, from the 1920s to the mid 1960s

 
Kahn Land Rover Defender RC Model Looks as Real as It Can Get
Kahn Land Rover Defender RC Model Looks as Real as It Can Get

29 May 2014, 18:34 UTC / The world of miniature motoring can get as complex as the real one if you got the cash. There are many companies out there who can provide you tons of different size and complexity scale model vehic...

 
Super GT Lexus Eneos RC F Model Is the Coolest Toy You can Buy
Super GT Lexus Eneos RC F Model Is the Coolest Toy You can Buy

15 May 2014, 13:17 UTC / Based on the all new Lexus RC F, the Japanese Super GT RC F model took part in its first race last month on the Okayama International Circuit. Despite the 2014 season rule changes limiting the cars&...

 
Toys You Won’t Get at Your Local Store: Tomica Lexus IS 350 F Sport 1:65
Toys You Won’t Get at Your Local Store: Tomica Lexus IS 350 F Sport 1:65

24 Mar 2014, 15:37 UTC / The 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport is one of the best-looking compact sedans out there, but such luxury and nice curves aren’t cheap. With the model costing around $43,000 in the US, some will prob...

 
Guy Makes Toyota Diecast Models Look Real
Guy Makes Toyota Diecast Models Look Real

20 Mar 2014, 17:40 UTC / Yordy Kolner who lives in the Netherlands always had a thing for Japanese sportscars, especially those used for drifting. His passion is now pushing him make these ultra-cool custom diecast models w...

 
Scion FR-S RC Drifting Model Is a Great Present for Car Enthusiasts
Scion FR-S RC Drifting Model Is a Great Present for Car Enthusiasts

13 Mar 2014, 20:16 UTC / They say men are just like children in a bigger body, and in some cases the statement might be true. That’s because they still like toys in a shape or other. Most of them are passionate abo...

 
Stanced Toyota 2000GT Cabrio Anyone?
Stanced Toyota 2000GT Cabrio Anyone?

18 Feb 2014, 09:41 UTC / Although it’s not known by many, the Toyota 2000GT is among the best couple classic sportscars ever made. They’re so rare that the Jaguar E-Type would die of shame sitting next to one. ...

 
A Tribute to Greenwood's Spirit of Le Mans Corvette
A Tribute to Greenwood's Spirit of Le Mans Corvette

17 Feb 2014, 17:03 UTC / It was June 12, 1976. 55 engines were roaring on the Circuit de la Sarthe waiting for the rolling start. There were Porsches and there were Lolas. The Alpine A442 was enjoying pole position privileg...

 
Scion FR-S Diecast Model Emerges from Autoart
Scion FR-S Diecast Model Emerges from Autoart

10 Feb 2014, 15:49 UTC / Scion fans have now another reason for joy, as their desk can now be garnished with this superb FR-S 1:18 diecast model. Autoart just revealed some photos with their newest scale model in the lin...

 
AUTOart Signature Lexus LFA Nurburgring Unboxing
AUTOart Signature Lexus LFA Nurburgring Unboxing

6 Feb 2014, 10:35 UTC / Well, it’s not the real car, but as a scale model collector, unboxing your new 1:18 LFA you just received is almost like taking the keys and have a go with the real one. A passionate Lexus ...

 
Initial D Fan? Get Your Own AE 86 Scale Model from AutoArt
Initial D Fan? Get Your Own AE 86 Scale Model from AutoArt

16 Jan 2014, 16:47 UTC / We were telling you earlier about that special shop in Japan that sells only Initial D replica Toyota AE 86s, the same one that Takumi was driving in the original manga. World famous diecast mode...

 
Detailed Lexus LS 600h L Scale Model Coming Soon
Detailed Lexus LS 600h L Scale Model Coming Soon

9 Jan 2014, 14:21 UTC / Is your mahogany desk too empty? Well, if you want to decorate your luxury furniture with more luxury items, just wait a little more until Autoart will release this ultra-detailed LS diecast model y...

 
Maserati Mistral Becomes Gorgeous 1:18 Miniature
Maserati Mistral Becomes Gorgeous 1:18 Miniature

7 Nov 2013, 16:38 UTC / Designed by Pietro Frua, the Maserati Mistral was introduced at the Torino Auto Show and produced from 1964 until 1970. The 2-seat grand tourer was built in only 950 units - 830 coupes and 120 conve...

 
Toyota FJ40 RC Model Looks Almost Real
Toyota FJ40 RC Model Looks Almost Real

1 Nov 2013, 17:18 UTC / I’ll be honest here, when I saw the thumbnail and the first seconds of this video, I thought this is a full-size Toyota FJ40 showing off its offroad capabilities. Nope! Chuck Testa... It is...

 
BMW's Rear-Engined 700 Economy Car Makes Comeback as 1:18 Miniature
BMW's Rear-Engined 700 Economy Car Makes Comeback as 1:18 Miniature

10 Oct 2013, 16:10 UTC / Some of you may not remember the small BMW 700 that was built from 1959 through 1965, but you should know that rear-engined vehicle was a sales success at the time and spawned a highly-acclaimed rac...

 
De Tomaso Pantera Revived by Gorgeous Scale Model
De Tomaso Pantera Revived by Gorgeous Scale Model

26 Aug 2013, 13:14 UTC / You probably recall our tribute to American V8-powered Italian cars, such as the Iso Grifo or the De Tomaso Pantera, from a couple of months ago. If not, you might as well check out our coverstory f...

 
Stanced Toyota 2000GT is a Cool Diecast
Stanced Toyota 2000GT is a Cool Diecast

14 Jul 2013, 12:38 UTC / The Toyota 2000GT revolutionized the world’s view over Japanese cars. With a unique sleek design, having both pop-up headlights and plexiglass covered lower ones, almost no bumpers and only 11...

 
Guy Builds Top Gear Toyota Hilux Scale Model Tribute
Guy Builds Top Gear Toyota Hilux Scale Model Tribute

27 Jun 2013, 16:56 UTC / Scale models collecting is a tough ‘disease’. You will spend large amounts of cash on highly-detailed diecasts and you won’t stop until you got every car you like while your wife l...