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REVIEW: CMC Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Speciale Touring Coupe

I adore art deco cars. You know, the smooth and flamboyant ones from the 1920s to the ‘40s. They’re gorgeous, unique, and are like nothing else. I would even argue that art deco cars are the pinnacle of automotive design. And all the while I’ve loved them I’d yet to add a high-quality model to my collection beyond my older, Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Tecnomodel Porsche 936 Test Version

I consider myself a traditionalist when it comes to cars. I like naturally aspirated engines, petrol over electric and rear-wheel drive among other traditional automotive elements. My traditionalism also extends to my model car collection where I prefer diecast metal over resin or composite. But there is no denying that resin has made great strides in expanding its presence in Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Minichamps Bugatti Veyron

Overshadowed by AUTOart and in some cases budget-friendly brand Norev, Minichamps lost its reputation for quality and value.  The main reason, in recent years this once-proud manufacture as known as Paul’s Model Art has almost completely abandoned the traditional full access, diecast metal model in favour of static, lower quality resin or metal examples. One category that I’ve found myself Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Welly/GTAutos Pagani Huayra

Every once in a while I venture away from 1:18 Porsches and Aston Martins and opt for something unique and entirely new. Sometimes it’s a Lamborghini, other times something American. This time it is an entirely new model, a GTautos Pagani Huayra. There’s been quite a bit written about the Huayra but just to be on the safe side, I’ll Continue Reading...
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