Models that are already built by the manufacturer
One of the aims of my personal collection is to have a model of each Indianapolis 500 winner. At the time of writing, that’s 100 cars! With the models I own,Read More
Spark has been churning out the occasional old-school NASCAR stock car racer over the years and have done several Daytona 500 winners. I acquired the 1960 (Junior Johnson, Chev Impala)Read More
I was browsing through the latest Minichamps Newsletter “Announcements for the next six weeks” when this thing took my attention – the Lincoln Futura concept car. Concept cars would makeRead More
Models of Australian drivers who competed overseas would be a great collection theme and would make a significant and interesting display, even if it was just F1 cars. While IRead More
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
Two versions of HRT’s 2015 VF Commodore V8 Supercars have hit the market – the pre-season test car in matte black, and the Clipsal 500 race version, for both driversRead 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
Ertl’s 1998 G-Force IRL Indycar of Robbie Buhl isn’t a great collectable. But it is cheap and colourful! Read the Quick Review.
Apex Replicas has added a huge list of new models to its site. From Spark there are 49 new 1:43 scale items, the first of which are scheduled to landRead More
The Brazilian Copersucar team presented this wild looking creation as their first ever F1 racer, to compete in the 1975 Grand Prix season. This is a review of Spark’s 1:43 scale version.
A 24-hour slot car race on a huge multi-lane LeMans replica Scalextric track, set up in a gymnasium. Spectacular!
Looks like Carrera and Scalextric are doing a better job of detailing their slot cars than some of the manufacturers of static “collectables” !
Apex AR40705 – 2014 Holden VF Commodore Russell Ingall THE CAR: This is Russell Ingall’s last full-time V8 Supercar ride, the Repair Management Australia backed Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport entered VFRead More
Models56/ARMCO have now released two more Chrysler Panel Vans – the Denim Machine and Sports Van. Both are 1:43 scale offerings in resin and are now available from Models56.
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).