something relating to the model industry / business
Classic Carlectables have launched a new brand – Diecast RepliCars. The first model in the range is a 1:18 2-door XP Falcon. The company made the announcement in the latestRead More
The 2016 Spark catalogue is now online – and boy, does it have some nice items in it! There are lots of new modern and ‘classic’ F1, LeMans, USA sportsRead More
DJR Team Penske will have Biante produce their model cars for the 2016 season. The partnership re-unites Biante with the iconic Ford V8 Supercars team. Biante will develop 1:18, 1:43Read More
Looks like Carrera and Scalextric are doing a better job of detailing their slot cars than some of the manufacturers of static “collectables” !
Classic Carlectables’ January-March 2016 newsletter, #63, is now online. Download the full PDF version from the CC website HERE (or click the pics below for larger versions).
communication from Biante Biante Model Cars are very pleased to announce the 2015 Bathurst Collector’s night. This year our Collector’s Night will be held on Thursday the 8th of OctoberRead More
Videos of some of the new release models on display at the 2015 Diecast Model Expo in Penrith on the weekend. Some nice looking items in this lot! Apex ReplicasRead More
Top Gear have published their planned new releases for the next 6 months. To their credit, they’ve got some some desirable models coming up. It’s just a pity about theirRead More
Some additional ‘special offer’ models have been announced for the Diecast Expo. Firstly, ACE Models have produced this replica of the Holden Precision Driving Team Commodores from the early 80s.Read More
A number of models in Minichamps’ famous Ayrton Senna Collection are set to be re-issued. They are all Formula One cars from stages of his his illustrious career, being itemsRead 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,Read More
Biante has just received two new Minihelmets that should interest some of the older touring car fans out there – a replica of the helmet worn by Dick Johnson duringRead More
Former Holden designer Leo Pruneau will be attending the 2015 Diecast Model Expo. Pruneau penned the look of a bunch of Holden’s hero cars, having a hand in the stylingRead More
A number of 1:18 announcements are contained in the latest Classic Carlectables newsletter, #60 April-June 2015. The company plans a run of 1000 Jamie Whincup Red Dust Darwin BA FalconsRead More