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

[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.

No matter what you think about the latest Honda/Acura NSX, Kyosho’s replica is pretty brilliant.

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.

The Lamley Daily: Kyosho Ferrari Series 12 Ferrari 458 Speciale A

#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