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.

The monthly roundup of upcoming Auto World & Johnny Lightning from Round 2

If you haven't subscribed to the Round 2 Channel you really should. Each month Chad from Round 2 gives us a preview of what is coming. That means models of all types in all scales from the Round 2 brands. But for us nerds here, it also means upcoming Johnny Lightning and Auto World. The … Continue reading The monthly roundup of upcoming Auto World & Johnny Lightning from Round 2

The first two Squarebody Chevys from Auto World are coming in June. Here is the first image.

I started the day putting together feature on the two latest Hot Wheels mixes. It seemed like enough. But Hot Wheels wasn't done. They set the collector world upside down by revealing the first image of their new Bugatti Chiron. Big news indeed. But the diecast weren't done. The cherry on top of an eventful … Continue reading The first two Squarebody Chevys from Auto World are coming in June. Here is the first image.

Things I saw on the Internets.

Occasionally you come across some cool things on the world wide webisphere.  Here are some: https://www.instagram.com/p/BqLNGI4DFAD/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIdGuZh7fJ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BpSvojljQ3e/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqEl466FIEY/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqGlcrhAx9V/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqE5lX3BkvN/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlaR9uLkzX4 https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpr8n8RH_sC/  

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