Classics Launch New Diecast ‘RepliCars’ Range

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 latest newsletter (#64, April-June 2016), which can be downloaded HERE. In addition to the XP there are some nice 1:18 race cars in the publication – … Read moreClassics Launch New Diecast ‘RepliCars’ Range

DJR Team Penske Back to Biante

Biante's William Hall with DJR Team Penske drivers Scott Pye and Fabian Coulthard at the Clipsal 500

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, 1:43 and 1:64 versions of the team’s 2016 Ford Falcon FGXs. Apex has been producing the DJR Team Penske cars of late, even announcing a number … Read moreDJR Team Penske Back to Biante

Biante’s Bathurst Collectors Night

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 October from 6pm to 9:30pm at a new venue in the centre of town. We have some very special past and present motorsport superstars attending this … Read moreBiante’s Bathurst Collectors Night

Trax / Top Gear Releases For Next 6 Months

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 their current pricing, otherwise I’d be getting a couple of these. The GTF 351 would be top of the list, but I have no desire to … Read moreTrax / Top Gear Releases For Next 6 Months

More Special Models for Diecast Expo

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. The VH SS is 1/43 resin and includes the ‘missing decals’. 300 will be produced at $99.95 each.   Secondly, ACE Models have done a … Read moreMore Special Models for Diecast Expo

Ayrton Senna Collection Re-Issues & Expansion

Ayrton Senna Racing Car Collection items

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 items #1 (1988 McLaren MP4-4 Honda), #5 (1991 McLaren MP4/6 Honda), #7 (1994 Williams FW16 Renault), #9 (1985 Lotus 97T Renault), #12 (1986 Lotus 98T Renault) … Read moreAyrton Senna Collection Re-Issues & Expansion

Leo Pruneau To Attend Diecast Model Expo

former Holden designer Leo Pruneau

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 styling of the Torana GTR XU-1, A9X, HQ-HX Monaros, Statesmans and the early Commodore. Leo, who was Holden’s chief designer from 1969 to 1985, will be … Read moreLeo Pruneau To Attend Diecast Model Expo

Classic Carlectables April-June Newsletter

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 Falcons from 2008!?! The Brock items will surely prove popular, while the only 1:43 news is some info about the 2015 Triple-eight Red Bull Commodores. Newsletter … Read moreClassic Carlectables April-June Newsletter