Alright let's make sense of this out of the gate. Today I am previewing Release 3. Release 1 is out, Release 2 is not, but here is Release 3. If you don't follow Auto World you may not care, but considering the new Chevy Squarebody Trucks are mashed into this group means a lot of … Continue reading Preview: Auto World 2019 Premium Release 3
Actually, Auto World is giving us two releases this month, Premium Releases 2 and 3. The brand was never about speed, as we are getting these halfway through the year, but they are certainly worth it. Chad at Round2 previewed both, and they look great. https://youtu.be/jz6SdNxPZtA
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.
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
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.
Hopefully you are following the Round2 YouTube Channel. Every month they preview what is coming from their brands, including Auto World and Johnny Lightning. If you missed the February update, here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OZTBku1K80
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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
Look at this if you'd like. I am actually placing it here for my own reference. Just want to make sure I have the Auto World models I want. Photos from Auto World Garage. Ford Mustang Mach 1 Ford GT40 '67 Mustang '69 Pontiac Firebird '76 Cadillac Chevy Kingswood Estate … Continue reading Lamley Collection Auto World Checklist
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