It is one of my all-time favorite Matchbox models, prepping a return in 2018. Here is a look at all 12 releases and 13 variants so far, starting in 2006: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZzKTygm708 (Find the the Matchbox Audi RS6 Avant on eBay.)
In the last couple of months, I have gotten more questions about Tarmac Works than any other diecast brand. It is a wide range of questions to be sure, but the sheer number shows the level of curiosity that Tarmac Works has created among collectors worldwide. Up until now is what was easier for collectors … Continue reading Tarmac Works has landed in the US, and the first models are available now.
#lamleydaily - July 13, 2017 Model: Matchbox Audi R8 Line: 2010 Basic Where to get it: Matchbox Audi R8 on ebay Why it's in the collection: The Matchbox R8 is truly one of my favorite castings, and this one is my favorite Matchbox R8. After a few releases with either front and side tampos or … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: 2010 Matchbox Audi R8
This is an exciting development from Tarmac Works. One of the newest players in diecast has made a splash with their racing themed models in several scales, including 1/64.And they have something new, and I think this will appeal to a lot of collectors. Tarmac is introducing GLOBAL64, a new line of 1:64 models aimed … Continue reading Tarmac Works unveils the new GLOBAL64 line by way of a killer Audi R8
Here is the latest from Tarmac Works out of Hong Kong:This is most welcome news for two reasons. One, four Audi R8 LMS models in four different racing liveries. Nothing wrong with that at all. Second, this is a brand new tooling for the R8. For those who have the first set of racing Audis … Continue reading Tarmac Works announces a new Audi R8 LMS coming in May.
Tarmac Works at DaboxToysI think there is a element in collecting diecast that can be overlooked quite a bit. This benefit isn't something revolutionary, and would probably illicit a "no duh" response from most of you.But if you collect diecast, especially 1:64, which allows for more variety, you can't help but appreciate more and more … Continue reading The excellent Audi R8 LMS from Tarmac Works…
Kyosho Audi Series 2 at Japan BoosterOh Audi, how we would love to see more of you in the diecast world. Two of my favorite Matchbox models are the Audi RS6 Avant and Audi R8. A highlight of the Hot Wheels Speed Machines series was the Audi TT, which we haven't seen since. And with … Continue reading The brand new Kyosho Audi Series is a big set, but there are some gems…
Kyosho Audi at Japan BoosterIt is always interesting to see what Kyosho will release next. Between Bentley, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, VW, and even Lotus, we have seen a nice variety.And here comes Audi.It has been awhile since Kyosho has done an Audi set, so it is no surprise that some of the castings they … Continue reading Kyosho announces its second Audi Series, and it is available for preorder now at Japan Booster…
Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan BoosterSanta Clause strikes again!The HUGE December Batch from Tomica Limited Vintage has been released, and Japan Booster has them all:Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan BoosterTLV Alfa Romeo at Japan BoosterAnd not only is the is batch huge, it is full of all kinds of interesting models.First off, TLV went Euro, … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage goes to Europe and Gran Turismo! Alfa, Audi, BMW, and Nissan 2020 Vision are now out!
We are determined to create a little buzz about what Matchbox was, and what it can become again, so our series on the last Golden Age of Matchbox starts this week. We have a ton of models lined up to be featured, but wanted to know which of these two we should feature first:Porsche 911 … Continue reading The Golden Age of Matchbox Series on Lamley starts this week. Which sports car should we feature first?