Salvinos Confirm Indycars

Salvinos JR will soon be producing kits of modern Indycars! The American company confirmed its first two models will be from the 2023 Indy 500 – the winner Josef Newgarden plus 7th placed Takuma Sato.

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Big Models, Big Price

Amalgam Collection produce some of the best scale replicas on the planet. The company specialises in beautiful large scale models of mostly exotic or racing cars. They are typically commission builds in small numbers or bespoke one-offs. But they do come at a cost…

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Gibson Commodore Heads CC News

The Gibson Motorsport VP Commodore that placed second at Bathurst in 1993 is the highlight of Classic Carlectables’ latest newsletter, issue 93, July-September 2023.

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VIDEO: Old Models Barn Find

Found! These old plastic models had been packed away for 40 years. Built by someone I’ve never met, most have missing parts and all have broken components.

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Model Expo 2023

Take a video tour of the Australian Model Expo – I walk through the ENTIRE expo site to witness the trade stalls, club displays and competition models on the tables.

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Setup Day at Model Expo

Here’s a quick video tour of the pavilion with traders, competitors and clubs setting up their displays, plus a few photos of some of the first items to hit the tables.

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Larry’s VL

Larry Perkins’ VL Group A Commodore from Sandown in 1988 is the top model in Classic Carlectables’ latest newsletter.

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Price Vs Quality

It’s the big issue when collecting models – the good stuff costs more! Spark Vs Minichamps Vs Bburago on a 2022 McLaren F1

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VIDEO: Workbench Update

Here’s a video of the progress on a new build I recently started, plus what’s inside the box of an out-of-production kit I’ve just added to the stash.

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The Iconic McLaren MP4/4

McLaren’s Honda powered MP4/4 racer from 1988 is an iconic Formula One car that has been reproduced in model form across many scales. But this video is about the real car…

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Aussie Flavour at Scalextric

The iconic Rothmans VL Commodore is the highlight of the new releases coming to the famous Scalextric slot car range in 2023. Here’s a video that covers all the new items.

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1:18 Walkinshaw

The VL Group A ‘Walkinshaw’ is one of several new models included in the latest Classic Carlectables catalogue, for January to March 2023. For me, …

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