Classic Carlectables has announced a range of models to commemorate Craig Lowndes’ 100 ATCC/V8 Supercars race wins. Red ‘100 Wins’ and gold ‘Red Bull’ version Holden Commodores are available in 1:18 scale, while just the gold version is being done in 1/43, and only as part of a twin set. There is no Falcon model, despite 25% of those wins coming at the wheel of a Ford.
I’m not into trucks (unless they’re loaded up with race cars!) but thought I’d share these two new and very limited pieces from boutique Australian manufacturer, Models56. The first is a 1956 Ford F600 Car Transporter, limited to 300 numbered units worldwide. The other is a Gibbs Brothers 1956 Ford (limited to just 100 units), which has a tragic back-story to it. Both are 1/43 scale resin and, the company warns, require very delicate handling! from Models56 1956 Ford F600 Car Transporter (driven and owned by Neil Scott) InRead More
I attended the 2015 Model Expo (the Australian Plastic and Scale Model Championships) at Sandown last month. Here’s a bunch of photos from my visit!
Expo organisers have announce two more special guests, courtesy of Biante Model Cars, for the 2015 Diecast Model Expo – James Courtney and the V8 Slueth, Aaron Noonan. James Courtney, Holden Racing Team James Courtney had a stella start to his driving career winning in karts and open wheelers leading him on the path to a Formula one drive with the Jaguar F1 team. A huge crash from a rear wing failure at Monza while testing, left Courtney seriously hurt. Restarting his driving career in Japan, Courtney was soon backRead More