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REVIEW: Almost Real (Jaguar) Daimler XJ40 4.0

Almost Real has a remarkable, unprecedented output this year, some renditions of previous models (like the British Police Classic Range Rover, mimicking a 1:24 Italeri Kit), some long-awaited like the most recently released Pagani Zonda Cinque, but also some without much of a prior announcement. Amongst the latter are the Jaguar XJs, spearheaded by the all-new 1:18 scale X350 generation Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: NZG Mercedes-AMG ONE (C298)

On the first announcement, our team found this “an improvement on their first release of the 1:18 Mercedes-Benz AMG ONE (C298), in Silver/Black with no livery.  The latest iteration is more our speed, the Black exterior featuring the star livery is on point.  Now, is it good enough to buy one?“ Especially, as the far more expensive VIP sealed resin Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Almost Real RUF Rodeo Concept

Yeehaw !!! The Rodeo is here! No, it´s not a Dakar-Ralley Porsche, it´s an offroad RUF concept. And “Rodeo“ seems a strange enough name for a Bavarian manufacturer´s 911-clone-offroader  that may make you wonder what the connection to America´s wild west is that this concept car radiates not only by its name. The answer is that Alois (a most Bavarian Continue Reading...
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PSA: Horrible News on LCD´s Clear Carbon Paganis! (UPDATE)

** UPDATE ** We’re hearing field reports for the first Carbon Blue production models that have shipped from China that QC issues are present.  To what extent we’re not sure.  Missing  If you order one, have your retailer review it prior to shipping.  Challenges include missing parts and exterior imperfections, similar to those noted below.  There is news amongst collectors Continue Reading...
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PHOTO GALLERY: American Diorama Camel Trophy Crew

American Diorama features many attractive figurines to complement any display of model cars. Their latest line is a crew of 8 men labouring to move a stuck 4×4 in the Camel Trophy competition: One topless guy in a hat wipes off the sweat, a second rolls up his sleeves while moving in to lend a hand, a third gloved man Continue Reading...
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