Preview: The splendid Square Body Chevys make their debut in Auto World 2019 Premium Release 2

After a ton of fanfare, they are finally here. The first of will be many iterations of the 1973-1987 Chevy Pickup have been released by Auto World, and they are fantastic. https://youtu.be/fJ8tSttkZBQ This might sound a tad hokey, but falling for Auto World has been one of the more fun developments of my collecting life. … Continue reading Preview: The splendid Square Body Chevys make their debut in Auto World 2019 Premium Release 2

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Auto World makes its 2019 debut with Premium Release 1, and it is available at SURPLUSgoodies now.

Call it pre-Squarebody. The Auto World Chevy Trucks are coming, and from the vibe I am getting, it will be the Auto World equivalent of TLV's Ferraris. Something completely new, and very exciting. But as I have said with the TLV Ferraris, let the Squarebodies be the entry, and then immerse yourself in the fantastic … Continue reading Auto World makes its 2019 debut with Premium Release 1, and it is available at SURPLUSgoodies now.

Auto World went full All-Star with 2018 Premium Release 4

Wow, what a lineup. One thing that I love about Auto World is, like TLV, it is not afraid to take on a standard car.  Meaning not every replica has to be a Camaro, or Skyline, or Ferrari.  But, also like TLV, it is fun when they go with the hits. And they did with … Continue reading Auto World went full All-Star with 2018 Premium Release 4

The Masters of Scale, Part 2: Auto World Buick Estate Wagon

September saw the release of two truly significant premium 1/64 models.  The Mazda RX-7 by Tomica Limited Vintage was the first.  The Buick Estate Wagon by Auto World was the second. The Buick Estate was already significant in that it was the first new casting from Auto World in a long time.  AW is famously … Continue reading The Masters of Scale, Part 2: Auto World Buick Estate Wagon

The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R

If I could, I would show you a pic of my desk, but right now I can't.  But know it is full of Hot Wheels Convention and Car Culture models and upcoming 2019 Matchbox.  And everything that is sitting here is definitely exciting.  Both brands are on a roll, and collecting them has been a … Continue reading The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R

A look at the brand new Buick Estate Wagon, Impala, and the rest of Auto World 2018 Premium Release 3

You want new Auto World tools.  I do too.  They are delivering in a serious way. Many new tools to come, but it starts with the new Chevy Impala and Buick Estate Wagon.  Both are most welcome, but the Buick takes the cake for me, and further solidifies AW as the king of classic American … Continue reading A look at the brand new Buick Estate Wagon, Impala, and the rest of Auto World 2018 Premium Release 3