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
#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
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
I've been working through some of my all-time favorite Tomica Limited Vintage models. I showcased the Super Silhouettes last weekend, and this weekend comes the Porsche 911 (along with a few faves from Kyosho). Be sure to subscribe, and enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nujICxvwvmA Find the TLV Porsches at Japan Booster.
#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
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.
So what do you think of the new Acura NSX? I seem to get mixed responses. Some love it. Others think it shouldn't share the name of Acura's 90's era gem. I have even heard the Audi R8's ugly stepbrother. I don't know if I fall in any of those camps. I don't see the … Continue reading No matter what you think about the latest Honda/Acura NSX, Kyosho’s replica is pretty brilliant.
#lamleydaily - July 27, 2017 Model: Kyosho Ferrari 458 Speciale A Line: Ferrari Series 12 Where to get it: Ferrari 458 Speciale on ebay Why it's in the collection: Because it's a near perfect Ferrari model...er...kit. Don't call it a model. It is technically a model kit. Kyosho can still make Ferraris by calling them … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: Kyosho Ferrari Series 12 Ferrari 458 Speciale A
#lamleydaily - July 5, 2017 Model: Kyosho Nismo Original Motel Autech GT-R (#1 SUPER GT 2016 Rd.1 Okayama Winner) Line: Kyosho Nismo Originals Where to get it: Kyosho 1/64 Nismo Originals at Japan Booster Why it's in the collection. Well, I have a load of GT-R's in the collection already, so there is room for a … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: Kyosho Nismo Original Motul Autech GT-R (#1 SUPER GT 2016 Rd.1 Okayama Winner)
Just a heads up that Kyosho has announced the release of its Nissan GT-R set will be late September, and Tomica Limited Vintage has unveiled its October Release. And they are available now for pre-order at Japan Booster: Japan Booster Pre-Order Page Both are significant releases. Sure, we are in GT-R overload with multiple diecast … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage announces a second Nissan Atlas Safety Loader. It would be smart to order it now.