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REVIEW: AUTOart Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

The Aston Martin DBS badge is usually the slightly sportier version of the respective DB generation. The last DBS (famously driven … and crashed … both times by Daniel Craig in “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace” a Bond generation ago) remained rather close to its DB9 platform. AUTOart unfortunately never made it and Auto World´s rather recent rendition is Continue Reading...
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Review: Super A Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 (modified)

Yo, what´s up, homies? We´ll be checkin´ out this bad-ass super-sick Evo 9 today! So don´t go anywhere! Ok, that sort of language may befit the model on review today but doesn´t sound like my usual self. Neither does the subject matter fit my collection theme. Asian cars hardly make an entry into my garage and are the true exotics Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: KK Scale Ferrari 365/4 GTS “Miami Vice”

If Jan Hammer´s Miami Vice theme is just now playing inside your head to pictures of swaying palm trees, flamingos, bikini girls, boats and a surfer bending over backwards to dip his head in the water, then you were alive in the mid-1980s and this model works. You can skip the next paragraph, … pal. This model very recognizably is Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Norev Mercedes S600 (W220)

For a long time, the W220 Mercedes S-Class was only available in 1:18 by Maisto and in the Pullman stretch-limo version by Sunstar. Norev being the officially appointed Mercedes dealership model manufacturer diligently covering the brands’ history has now cared to make the first W220 in 15 years and bring it up to a somewhat improved standard over the above Continue Reading...
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PHOTO GALLERY: AUTOart Bugatti EB110 SS

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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