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

First Model Announced for 2015 Diecast Expo

Organisers have revealed the first limited edition model for the 2015 Diecast Expo will be a 1:18 Ford XY GTHO Superfalcon as run at Calder Park in 1971. It will be made by Classic Carlectables, be limited to 1000 pieces and carry an ‘expo attendee’ price of $230. from the PR blurb: “Ford ran a … Read moreFirst Model Announced for 2015 Diecast Expo

Classics’ Jan-Mar 2015 Newsletter

Classic Carlectables today published their January-March 2015 (issue #59) Newsletter. It’s full of 1:18 scale news; road and race cars, including Brock, Skaife and even a taxi! But the only 1/43 is content is the Red Bull ‘Camouflage’ car #888 that Craig Lowndes & Steven Richards raced at Bathurst this year

Marcos Ambrose DJR Team Penske Ford Revealed

The ‘wildcard’ entry for Marcos Ambrose at the Sydney 500 next month has been revealed. Xbox is the prime sponsor (former SBR sponsor Pirtek has jumped on board too) leading to a matte black and metallic green livery. Apex Replicas will do this one-off car in 1:18 and 1:43 and are currently taking pre-orders. Delivery … Read moreMarcos Ambrose DJR Team Penske Ford Revealed

News Briefs

Various updates from various places… Models56/ARMCO The car transporter truck and trailer (limited edition of 300 pieces -does not include the cars) is set for an early 2015 release. The organisation says the Landau Coupes and “some other surprises” are very close.   Apex Apex Replicas will produce Marcos Ambrose’s Sydney 500 DJR/Penske merger V8 … Read moreNews Briefs

Brock Bathurst VN Commodore SS Group A

Peter Brock’s 1991 Bathurst ride, the VN Group A SS Commodore, is coming from Biante in 1:43 scale. The Mobil sponsored car he shared with Andrew Miedecke in the Great Race is due for release in quarter 1, 2015. There will also be a ‘Durif Red’ road going VN SS Group A released at the … Read moreBrock Bathurst VN Commodore SS Group A

Webber’s Porsche In 1:18 (plus other 2014 Le Mans cars)

Mark Webber Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans 2014

Spark will be producing Mark Webber’s 2014 Le Mans racer, the Porsche 919 Hybrid, in 1:18 scale. They’ll also be doing the winning Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro plus the second place Audi and the third placed Toyota TS040. A whole bunch of other cars from the 2014 race (LMP1, LMP2 and GTE categories) will be done … Read moreWebber’s Porsche In 1:18 (plus other 2014 Le Mans cars)

GRM & LDM V8 Supercars + ’59 Daytona 500 Winner

Some new race cars releases coming to market: Apex has confirmed production of the 2014 Repair Management Australia Commodore driven by Russell Ingall. In addition to the chrome red Bathurst specials, GRM’s 2013 regular season VFs from the Auckland 400 (Scott’s first race win in V8 Supercars) will be coming through soon. confirmation that we … Read moreGRM & LDM V8 Supercars + ’59 Daytona 500 Winner