Yesterday, Matchbox announced its 2019 Custom Contest on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/By0JGE2pOPl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link If you aren't familiar with the Matchbox Custom Contest, this is the fourth one, and it has become a fantastic way for the best customizers in 1/64 to show their stuff. It essentially works this way: Between now and Sunday, July 14th, customizers are invited … Continue reading The 2019 Matchbox Custom Contest has begun, and look what winners get to customize.
Just when you thought you had had enough of the Gasser, this drops: https://www.instagram.com/p/By0aw19BL8e/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Try to ignore it. Just try. You might say you sick of it, but you know you'll be watching that waiting window with bated breath the day it goes on sale. That is truly something.
Just a quick heads up that the latest MiniGT is now available at SURPLUSgoodies, at the link below: MiniGT at SURPLUSgoodies That includes the new US Exclusives, most notable the gold Liberty Walk GT-R that I featured not too long ago on the Lamley Extras Channel: https://youtu.be/64tIMsNhxs8 But that isn’t all. Standard boxed international releases … Continue reading Brand new MiniGT, including the US exclusives, are now available at SURPLUSgoodies
I say "Schuco", many of you European collectors know what I am talking about, as will many of the more hardcore collectors in the US. Schuco delves into several diecast scales, and does a damn good job at all of them. For our purposes, 1/64 is where to focus. And it is a good thing, … Continue reading Schuco 1/64 is coming to the US. Here is a look.
My guess is a few of you are already have the track. Since the word spread this morning that Hot Wheels id had arrived, there has been a lot of action. Many of you went right to the event in Southern California, other went right to their local Apple Store. Since I made the preview … Continue reading You have seen the Hot Wheels id Cars, now here is the Smart Track.
It debuts today, available now at Apple Stores all over the US. It's Hot Wheels id, and it is a major step forward for the world's most popular toy. Mattel gave me a chance to preview the new cars and Smart Track. Here is Part 1: https://youtu.be/f_-EbfWA2hg
Hot Wheels dropped this on their IG account today: https://www.instagram.com/p/ByqJU6MAa70/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The Gumball 3000 Road Rally is underway, and it is no surprise that Hot Wheels is involved. And it is also no surprise that they are doing a special model. They don't make it clear what they are doing with this, but my guess is … Continue reading Check out this Hot Wheels Gumball 3000 Lamborghini Aventador
It has arrived! Hot Wheels' follow up to last year's 50th Black & Gold set, called Satin & Chrome, is here and Wheel Collectors has it: Hot Wheels Satin & Chrome at Wheel Collectors The set is very similar to last year's group, with cool card art and a mix of signature and unique castings. … Continue reading Hot Wheels Satin & Chrome is now available at Wheel Collectors
Head over to Japan Booster now, if you didn't preorder, and grab yourself the latest Tomica Limited Vintage: TLV at Japan Booster The June Release is here, and runs the gamut of why we nerd out for TLV. Two Nissan GT-R, including a Police version, the Isuzu Elf vacuum car, and the Nissan Gloria Gran … Continue reading The June Release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out at Japan Booster, including the GT-R Police
Lamley and JDM. In the diecast world we have appeared to go hand in hand. That has been a little inaccurate, as I like to feature a lot of different cars, but it seems Lamley's existence has coincided with the surge of interest in Japanese cars in both the 1:1 and 1:64 worlds. I'm just … Continue reading An early look at the upcoming 2020 Car Culture Nissan Silvia CSP311 with the guys at JDM Legends