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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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REVIEW: Spark Bentley Speed Six LeMans Winner 1930 (and 1929)

It is well known that Bentley won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race many times back in the day when fame for endurance counted in sales because motorcars were still somewhat unreliable. Many people wrongly associate the 1930 victory with the more famous and more spectacular Blower Bentley. However, Sir Henry “Tim” Birkin´s supercharged Blowers (financed by Dorothy Continue Reading...
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