July, 2014


Biante Release Seton’s 1993 ATCC Winning EB Falcon

Biante's 1993 ATCC winning EB Falcon of Glenn Seton

Biante will this week release a new addition to the 1:43 scale Motor Racing Legends collection – the Ford EB Falcon driven by Glenn Seton to win the 1993 Australian Touring Car Championship. Produced in resin in a limited edition of 534 pieces, this model will be available to purchase from August 1. Further Biante releases – from manufacturers such as Sun Star, Vitesse and Kyosho – are listed below. Glenn Seton EB Falcon, 1993 The introduction of five-litre regulations for the 1993 Australian Touring Car Championship saw the return ofRead More

Another Retro Livery for DJR at 2014 Bathurst

For the third year in a row, Dick Johnson Racing will field a retro livery car at the Bathurst 1000. And once again, it will be modeled by Apex Replicas.

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Classic Carlectables Newsletter #57 (July-September 2014)

Classics have released the latest newsletter, #57. Download a PDF copy HERE 1:43 V8 Supercars from 888, FPR and HRT have been confirmed for a 3rd quarter release, RRP $34.95. Quality looks the same as last year’s cars, but with updated 2014 decoration. Most of the other news was 1:18 related. FPR Pepsi Crew FG Falcon from the 2013 Sandown 500 (Winterbottom/Richards). It’s a different livery to the season car, but it didn’t win the race, has a pretty large production number (1450 pieces) and comes with an extra bonnetRead More

Mattel To Cease Production of Ferrari Models!

The Mattel/Ferrari deal will officially end on 31 December 2014. I cheered at this news!

New Releases From Top Gear & Apex

Trax 1950 Ford V8 Custom 'Single Spinner'

Top Gear and Apex both announced new releases today; from Top Gear, a 1950 Ford V8 Custom ‘Single Spinner’ as the next Trax Select Series model, and from Apex Replicas, a huuuge number of models (108!!) that have come in to stock from various suppliers.

New Models Coming From Apex & Biante

Biante's VL SS Group A Commodore "Bob Jane T-Marts" Grice/Percy, Bathurst 1987

Latest Aussie model news and releases Apex Sample of the 1:43 scale Efijy showing the car in production colour and special premium display box. The box will change for the final production (the carbon fibre panel will be replaced with something much lighter to make the car stand out more) and each model will have a metal plaque showing the model description and serial number.

Biante Newsletter #55 – July 2014

Biante’s latest newsletter, #55 July, is now available. Download in PDF format HERE It reveals there are several great 1:18 subjects ready for pre-order. It also lists which 2014 V8 Supercars Biante will produce.