Collecting the BMW 2002: Hot Wheels, Kyosho, and soon…

There are some icons that every collector needs.  Sure, collect what you want, blah blah blah, but if you are more into replicas of little cars than hunting chases, there are a few cars you have to have.  The list can get long, but it goes from certain Camaros to Mustangs to Corvettes to Skylines … Continue reading Collecting the BMW 2002: Hot Wheels, Kyosho, and soon…

A Tale of Two: Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho Mazda 787B’s

A post on the Lamley Group Facebook Group (affectionately known as the Group Group or LGG) reminded me that I took photos of the TLV and Kyosho 787B's back when TLV released their first. So I am going to post them here.  I originally had the #55 replica by Kyosho, but that is now sitting … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho Mazda 787B’s

There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

Is there such a thing as overkill in the 1/64 world?  Probably. Some might argue the JDM craze we have seen hit almost every brand is overkill.  Not even close.  Maybe some ELEMENTS of the JDM craze, but in general Japanese cars are just filling the gaps that have always been there. Earlier this century, … Continue reading There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

[LAMLEY DAILY] Kyosho 1/64 Porsche 934 Jägermeister & Vaillant

#lamleydaily - July 27, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm2P44abuYY Model: Porsche 934 Line: Kyosho Porsche Collection Where to get it: It'll pop up on ebay occasionally Why it's in the collection: Hot Wheels does a beautiful 934.  Of course it is a $1 Hot Wheels, so Kyosho is going to have more detail.  Still, I like the Hot … Continue reading [LAMLEY DAILY] Kyosho 1/64 Porsche 934 Jägermeister & Vaillant

Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Going Alfa Romeo today.  The 105/115 Series Coupes are as pretty as any car ever, and there are some fantastic replicas in 1/64.  So for today's Saturday Showcase, I am looking at mine, from Hot Wheels to Kyosho to Tomica Limited Vintage to Matchbox. And speaking of Matchbox, the Giulia Sprint has a crazy, and … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Lamley Daily: Kyosho Bentley Arnage T

#lamleydaily - March 14, 2018 Model: Kyosho Bentley Arnage T Line: Kyosho Bentley Series 2 Where to get it: Mostly sellers from Asia on sites like ebay Why it's in the collection: This one fills a gap.  British luxury sedans are, shall we say, underrepresented in my collection.  This Arnage seems to fit that bill … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Kyosho Bentley Arnage T

The new Lexus set from Kyosho looks fantastic. Especially if you live in Japan.

Kyosho unveiled its next set, a Japan-only Lexus set: https://www.instagram.com/p/BfmbyyTBl3w/?taken-by=kyosho_official_minicar_toys Two models - the LC500h and RC F - in three colors each.  We haven't seen a lot of Kyosho on this side of the pond, mainly because of a change in distribution with the brand, but this looks fantastic.  If I find out a … Continue reading The new Lexus set from Kyosho looks fantastic. Especially if you live in Japan.

Lamley Daily: Kyosho Porsche Series 6 911 GT2 RS

#lamleydaily - August 31, 2017 Model: Kyosho Porsche 911 GT2 RS Line: Porsche Series 6 Where to get it: There are several versions on ebay Why it's in the collection: It is in the collection because it is a Porsche, it is a Kyosho, and it looks fantastic.  Relatively fantastic.  Compared to replicas of older … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Kyosho Porsche Series 6 911 GT2 RS