Here it is... my Top 10's for 2020.
Lamley Daily: Johnny Lightning Ford F-150
If you stumble upon any of these trucks from this release at less than eBay prices I would advise snapping them up.
Lamley Daily: Johnny Lightning James Bond 1987 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
This recent release is one of the best looking JL's of the year.
Automotive Icons of the 1950’s and 60’s
Drawing out the classics of decades past.
Lamley Daily: Evel Knievel’s Chevy-powered Aston Martin Lagonda
This Johnny Lightning Aston Martin Lagonda is a bit of an oddity. Its modified look includes side pipes and a rear wing, because the original version was issued as the only car in a 1998, four-model set of Evel Knievel’s vehicles. Knievel owned a Lagonda that had had its original 5.3-liter Aston V8 swapped for an 8.2-liter, big-block Chevy
Lamley Daily: Johnny Lightning 1976 Dodge Aspen R/T
I'm a fan of quirky looking cars and this qualifies. As far as I am aware this is the only representation of this car in the 1/64 scale car collecting world.
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 …
Lamley Daily: Johnny Lightning Porsche 911 Turbo
Model: Porsche 911 Turbo Release: Johnny Lightning Classic Gold Collection Release 25 Where to get it: There are usually a couple on eBay Why I am featuring it: This is one of the coolest JL toolings. I would really like to see them bring it back. As far as I know there have been 5 …
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Lamley Daily: Johnny Lightning 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1
Model: Johnny Lightning 1973 Ford Mustang Mach Release: Classic Gold Collection 2018 Release 4 (Version B) Where to get it: easy to find on eBay but I got mine from Lamley partner Modelmatic, an invaluable place for collectors in the UK. Why I am featuring it: I mean look at it. The '73 Mach 1 …
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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 …
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The final Lamley Awards Poll of 2018: What is the 1/64 Scale Model of the Year?
A heavyweight Royal Rumble of Diecast. Time to choose the 2018 1/64 Model of the Year. Obviously this is the LAMLEY AWARDS Model of the Year. I say that because the nominees all come from brands I typically cover, some obviously more than others. I scoured through the Lamley Blog, YouTube Channel, and social media …
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Well these are looking pretty cool.
A scroll through Instagram instantly came to halt when I came across these: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh1WoNKnZvF/?taken-by=johnnylightningdiecast I don't have a lot of Johnny Lightning in my collection, as that itch is mostly scratched by other brands, but these two, especially the 240SX, look really nice. These castings are not new, but these details sure make them look …
Saturday Showcase: MiJo Exclusives JL Toyota Land Cruiser & AW Gulf Ford GT40
Mijo Exclusives is on a tear, with the M2 Auto-Japan Set, and now some beauties from Johnny Lightning and Auto World. Here is as look, along with a walk-through some Gulf GT40's and all the Auto World releases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yNG9xRH-I8 These are available how at SURPLUSgoodies, and by golly they are worth it: SURPLUSgoodies on ebay