Aoshima, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Motormax

Lamley eBay picks: Yot Datsun 510, an unsung Hot Wheels Mercedes, bosozoku beauties, and fresh fruit.

Finding the strange, unhyped, and obscure on ebay.

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Aoshima

Aoshima announces Grand Champion Collection 10. JDM and 1/64 fans rejoice.

These are always happy announcements.  Aoshima, known more for their incredibly detailed model kits, announced the 10th release of their incredibly cool 1/64 Grachan series. This is about as Japanese as it gets.  The Grachan (Grand Champions) models are essentially bosozoku cars, which were inspired by the popular Super Silhouette race cars of the 80’s. […]

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Hot Wheels, Lamley Daily

The Lamley Daily: 2012 Hot Wheels Mad Manga

#lamleydaily – July 29, 2017 Model: Hot Wheels Mad Manga Line: 2012 Mainline (New Models Recolor) Where to get it: There are a couple on eBay, but not many Why it’s in the collection: Because, even with his paws all over the current direction of Hot Wheels Design, Jun Imai’s greatest model remains the Mad […]

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Hot Wheels

Are Hot Wheels collectors ready for a Nissan Laurel? Or is the Nissan Laurel ready for them?

The Hot Wheels Design Team dropped this today: C130 1st look 👀👀 #hotwheelsdreamteam A post shared by HW Auto & Diecast Design Team (@hotwheelsdreamteam) on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:45pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js That is one pretty Nissan C130 Laurel, affectionally known as the Butaketsu, or “Pig’s Butt” Laurel, due to its large rear and bumper-embedded […]

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Kyosho

Why does Lamley hype JDM? Here is where it started…

All Lamley does is hype JDM. A fair amount of comments get thrown my way, and that is always one of the most entertaining.  It has died down of late, thankfully, but occasionally it rears its ugly head. That fact is I like Japanese cars, and I like Japanese diecast.  And there is a story […]

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Hot Wheels

First Look: Hot Wheels The Vanster…

Not a model we would normally show.  Non-licensed models aren’t really our thing. Correction.  Fantasy models aren’t really our thing.  Models shaped like a dragon won’t get a lot of attention here.  Non-licensed models, if they resemble something interesting can get a lot of attention here at Lamley.  Just look at the Mad Manga. Like […]

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Hot Wheels

First Look: 2014 Hot Wheels Mad Manga…

Funny that the newest version of the Mad Manga shows up now, while we are voting for the Best and Worst Models of Hot Wheels 2013 as part of the Lamley Awards. We started the tradition last year of having readers vote for their Best and Worst, and then we here at Lamley would announce […]

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