Karsten Weiss, Author at DiecastSociety.com

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In 2015 I announced that I´d give it the pass, but have finally caved in on buying the Bugatti EB110. Not the GT, though, as reviewed HERE, but the Super Sport. To my mind, with the carbon interior it has aged better than the GT´s wood veneer dash (on a Hypercar? Honestly?) and the “holes” design is so special that Continue Reading...
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39 comments were attracted by the mere announcement of this model on DiecastSociety.com three and a half years ago, a heated debate, most of it on the subject matter, triggered by the entry “Why oh why would anyone want to buy the real car in the first place let alone waste your money on a scale model of it?”. Three Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Cadillac Escala Concept 2016 (China Dealer Edition) 1:18

Diecastsociety.com has a soft spot for concept cars and this one strikes a chord in that it captures the design language of modern sedans. Its flowing coupe-like roofline and panoramic glass roof reminds of the Tesla Model S, but the airiness of the design is carried further in that not only the door windows are pillarless, the entire B-pillar is Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: CMC Mercedes SSK “Black Prince” (Count Trossi)

“Speed, Style, and Beauty” is the motto under which Ralph Lauren displayed this (and some of his other cars) in the world´s leading art galleries. Few other cars unite all of these elements better than Count Trossi´s unique Mercedes SSK “Black Prince”. The supercharged Mercedes SSK range had proven its Speed in many races, e.g. scaring Tim Birkin into making Continue Reading...
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