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Almost Real Production Land Rover Defender 110 Camel Trophy

We highlighted this model back in October of 2017, well she’s finally ready for market, the 1:18, diecast metal and plastic replica of the classic Land Rover Defender 110 Camel Trophy.  The wait was well worth it!  The model is captivating from all angles, the more you review it the more new details it reveals.  It also comes equipped with Continue Reading...
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New Colours Almost Real Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

If you like the first release (Obsidian Black) of Almost Real’s 1:18 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class there will be two more colours issued by the team at the end of October.  Diamond White and Iridium Silver are latest two releases from Almost Real.  Also for those who missed out on the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class 2016 in Obsidian Black, Almost Real is re-stocking this colour Continue Reading...
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Almost Real… A few questions answered by Huang Weiwei VGM

In a recent opportunity with the Vice General Manager of Almost Real,  Huang Weiwei, we asked him a few questions on what the status is for the Almost Real brand in the near future.  The questions encompassed the shift form SUV to supercars, a timeline to market, why the slowness from concept to production, and finally, what is in the Continue Reading...
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Almost Real 2018 Catalogue Update

So you want to know what’s upcoming from Almost Real, this mid-year catalogue update will provide some insight.  From what we gather there isn’t much newness than what we already suspected.  Our wish is to see a shift from the SUV culture to supercar scale models in production.  Enjoy! Almost Real 2018 Catalogue HERE...
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Defender of the Crown, or Camel Trophy Edition…

Almost Real is working towards the 1:18 diecast metal crown.  With their latest project almost ready for market, the 1:18 Defender Camel Trophy Edition, one can see this title is certainly within grasp!  The model shows extraordinary brilliance on all levels.  Inside and out their attention to detail is second to none at this price point.  Look for the Defender Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Almost Real Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600

Words and photos courtesy of Karsten Weiss   Mercedes Benz has not tried to “resurrect” the Maybach as its own brand a second time after they had so miserably failed to keep it alive at the beginning of the millennium. It was then conceived as being too similar, merely a blown-up version of the S-Class and therefore rejected by customers Continue Reading...
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Almost Real Mercedes-Benz G500 4X4² – Iridium Silver

Almost Real unveils a new colour for their1:18 Mercedes-Benz G500 4X4².  Iridium Silver is the next colour in the mix.  Model shines with full 360 access and level of detail we saw back in the hay days of scale model collecting.  The Mercedes-Benz G500 4X4² should be in shelves in mid-September. Product# 820204...
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Almost Real Defender 90 Exclusives

I guess the photo gave it away, more news on the SUV/Jeep front from Almost Real.  The team is set to release three special edition Defender 90’s, all in 1:18 scale. We’re sure the execution will be on point.  Many will praise the development of more classic diecast metal.  We love you guys, really we do, but can we see Continue Reading...
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Almost Real 1970 Range Rover – New Colours

Almost Real is officially releasing photos of the next available colours of their brilliant 1:18 Range Rover.  Bahama Gold and White are the new colours, each looks terrific.  If interested in a full detailed review, click the REVIEWS link to learn more on the Range Rover from Almost Real. Product# 810102 / 810103...
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Almost Real 2018 Footprint

Almost Real has given some insight of what fans of their brand are expected to see in production form for 2018.  There is a lot to see here but based on history we do believe the bitten off more than they can chew.  The list contains 1:43 and 1:18 scale.  I hope the team proves us wrong! Scale 1:43: 410211 Continue Reading...
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