New Stuff from Trax, Biante & Models56

Paint sample of an upcoming new release from Trax

A number of new announcements and updates on new product over the past week. Trax Top Gear revealed via social media a “1st colour sample” of a Holden LE Coupe (the HX 308 GTS with gold honeycomb wheels). It will be a limited run of just 600 items, in resin. They won’t reveal the scale, … Read moreNew Stuff from Trax, Biante & Models56

Limited Edition Scott McLaughlin Volvo for Diecast Expo

scott mclaughlin Volvo GRM 2014 AGP

Organisers of the 2015 Diecast Model Expo have announced the next “exclusive Expo model” will be of Scott McLaughlin’s GRM Volvo S60 from the 2014 Australian Grand Prix meeting. Apex Replicas will produce a metal model in 1:18 scale that will have a sealed body. Only 400 will be produced. A 1:43 scale version will … Read moreLimited Edition Scott McLaughlin Volvo for Diecast Expo

Model Expo “How-To” Workshops

The Diecast Magazine’s resident expert on all things customized, Rob Smith, will present a number of ‘How To’ workshops at the 2015 Diecast Model Expo. The workshops will take place in the Main Expo hall and are free for all registered attendees. Rob will be available to answer custom modelling questions during the event. The … Read moreModel Expo “How-To” Workshops

PRA/FPR Ditch Classics For Apex

Classic Carlectables will not make the Prodrive Racing Australia (formerly Ford Performance Racing) models of the 2015 factory Fords in the V8 Supercars series. Apex Replicas has signed a multi-year deal with the team to be their exclusive supplier of model cars to produce both Pepsi Max Crew cars (Mark Winterbottom and Chaz Mostert) and The Bottle-O Racing car driven by David Reynolds.

bBurago Get The Ferrari Licence

a case of out of the pan, and into the fire…? With the Ferrari/Mattel deal ending (see news from last July HERE), collectors around the world have waited to hear who the next manufacturer of Ferrari models will be. Well, now we know – it’s bBurago! Personally, I associate bBurago with ‘decent build quality, but … Read morebBurago Get The Ferrari Licence