Like caviar and roe, model cars are not made equal. While some model cars are exquisite, some are beyond exquisite like the Rolls-Royce 1/8 Scale Replica Model Car Cullinan you see here.
Tomica, is celebrating its 50 years anniversary this year. Marking its golden jubilee, Tomica has collaborated with three of Japan’s most notable car manufacturers to release an exclusive model from each of the brand.
It is a known fact that Japan always get the cool stuff. What some of us don’t know is, that applies to McDonald’s Happy Meal (or just Happy Set, as it is known in Japan). In commemoration of Tomica’s 50th anniversary, Happy Set sold starting April 17 will include a Tomica toy vehicle.
I have watched the original Top Gun one too many times. Yet, I am no fan and as such, I am not quite as enthusiastic about new Top Gun flick. While so, I find myself drawn to the upcoming Matchbox Top Gun: Maverick toys showed off at this year’s New York Toy Fair. The set […]
At the recent F1 Canadian GP, Sebastian Vettel crossed the line first, but ended up in the second place after being served with a 5-second penalty. Lewis Hamilton, who was trailing just 2 seconds behind, took the trophy instead. Out of spite or as a joke (likely the latter), Vettel swapped the finishing-order signs after […]
Mattel’s Hot Wheels, to me, is all about diecast automobiles. When it came up with a bunch of fancy stuff such as track sets, I wasn’t even moved. I only have eyes for the good’ol VW buses and Redline die-casts. My attitude towards Hot Wheels remain so until today when Hot Wheels introduces Hot Wheels […]
There are very expensive collectible scale models and there is scale model that costs more to make than any other scale model cars we have seen to date. The 1:25 scale Classic Ford Escort made by Russell Lord, a professional jeweler who has a burning passion for Ford Escort, is one the latter. Obviously, this […]
You know ACME Trading Company? No? Well, let us bring you up to speed. ACME Trading Company makes diecast scale model cars, in addition to selling other brands diecast collectibles. That’s all you need to know, really. Generally, their products and those that they stock are quite reasonably priced. But once in the while, it […]
Ever dream of sitting in the hot seat of a car on trailblazing run on the familiar orange plastic Hot Wheels track? Well, now you can – all thanks to the official Mattel and GoPro collaboration. With the Mattel Hot Wheels Zoom In, you can strap on a GoPro Hero4 Session (or any compatible GoPro) […]
Star Wars has absolutely no relation to automotive, but that didn’t stop companies from trying to associate with one of the century’s greatest sci-fi movie franchise. Automakers have already churned out Star Wars-themed Dodge vehicles, a Fiat 500E, and even an over-the-top C5 Corvette-based Darth Vader Car, and so it is not a surprised to […]