Johnny Lightning, Matchbox, Tomica

Baby you can drive my car! Johnny Lightning’s British Invasion

It’s 20 years since Johnny Lightning released its British Invasion sets of six classic British roadsters – including the only near-1:64 MGB until Matchbox’s came along. Let’s take a closer look

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Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning, M2 Machines

A Study in Studebaker

May 17, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt While the Studebaker story begins with the production of wagons that carried families across America in the 18th and 19th Centuries, this toy car review only covers 13 years. A brief history of Studebaker follows before we get to the discussion of the miniature versions. There are plenty […]

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1/64, Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning

Metropolitan

April 6, 2020 by Doug Breithaupt The Metropolitan is not an American car. It was built in England by Austin, has a British engine and was a captive import car for Nash, Hudson and later, AMC. It was sold in the U.K. after 1955 as an Austin Metropolitan. The design, however, was American. Offered from […]

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Johnny Lightning

Well these are looking pretty cool.

A scroll through Instagram instantly came to halt when I came across these: View this post on Instagram IMPORT HEAT 2-Pack 1992 240SX Custom & 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R Due July 2018 #JohnnyLightning #JohnnyLightningDiecast #Nissan #GTR #240SX #S13 #R34 #Diecast A post shared by Johnny Lightning (@johnnylightningdiecast) on Apr 21, 2018 at 6:09am PDT I […]

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Auto World, Johnny Lightning, MiJo Exclusives

The JL Datsun 280ZX & Auto World 2017 Mustang MiJo Exclusives are now out at SURPLUSgoodies

Heads up for you Auto World, Johnny Lightning, and MiJo collectors.  The next set of MiJo Exclusives from Round2 are out, and our friends at SURPLUSgoodies have them: MiJo Exclusives at SURPLUSgoodies Hard to know which of these two models will interest collectors more.  The Johnny Lightning Datsuns will clearly be of interest, considering they […]

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