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REVIEW: MINIMAX INEOS Grenadier (Dealer Edition)

“Ineos Grenadier? Never heard of it!” is at least what I thought when I first came across it just weeks ago. It looks familiar, though, and immediately makes you think “Land Rover Defender”, doesn´t it? And it puts you on the right (offroad) track leading back to its origins: Back in 2016 Land Rover stopped making the good-ole Defender (the Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Top Speed (TSM) Bentley Bacalar

Bentley … luxury barges where everything is bespoke, exclusive, artfully hand-crafted from the most exquisite materials, diamond-quilted, probably by in-house coachbuilder Mulliner … you get the idea. The Bacalar – named after a paradisiacally picturesque lagoon in Yucatan, Mexico – is no exception: A “genuine ‘roofless’ Barchetta, Bacalar is a luxurious, two-seat, open-air performance car” limited to only 12 units, Continue Reading...
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“Smokey & The Bandit” Model Range by Diverse Manufacturers

Today we´re “eastbound and down, loaded up and trucking” for models that celebrate the second most successful movie after Star Wars in 1977, a quintessentially 1970s road movie, many of us loved as a kid back in the day, even before understanding some of the saltier jokes. “Smokey & The Bandit” had all the ingredients of light-headed fun revolving around Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: AUTOart Lamborghini Diablo 30 SE Jota

Rare is certainly what Special Edition Diablos for Lamborghini´s 30th anniversary was meant to be, with only 150 built. Even rarer are those fitted with a Jota upgrade package, with only 28 Jota kits ever produced and yet fewer fitted to the cars. How many exactly is under debate, probably only 12 kits were installed directly in Sant’Agata from the Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: MCG 1977 Lincoln Continental Mark V

Land Yacht is the word for a luxurious floaty boaty American cruiser like this. Europeans might mistake it for a Cadillac, but in fact, the Lincoln Continental Mark V was more expensive than its GM counterpart.  So far these were only available in 1:18 scale in resin, unsurprisingly by MCG´s sister company BoS, now MCG gives us this (as usual, Continue Reading...
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