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REVIEW: Automodello Ford Mustang II Concept

Before the first production Mustang embraced the American public in 1964 there was the Ford Mustang Concept II, which made its debut at the 1963 Watkins Glen Grand Prix. The design found here of the 1963 Mustang II Concept shifted the pendulum from two seats (Mustang I) to four.  This four-seater Mustang II closely resembled the final production car and Continue Reading...
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Automodello Announces 1:8 Lotus Europa Special Type 74

Celebrating 70 years of Lotus, Automodello confirms the development of the 1972-1975 Lotus Europa Special Type 74 in 1:8 scale.  Two versions will be offered, first, the Launch Edition, a limited edition of 74.  The exterior will feature black chassis with gold pin-striping.  Each piece will include a certificate of authenticity signed by the Chief Engineer of the Lotus Europa Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1974 Bricklin SV1 Scottsdale Police

We’re going to start the year off with a simple review of the 1:43 Automodello 1974 Bricklin SV1 Scottsdale Police department service vehicle. The replica itself has a suggested retail of $119.95US, which is currently on sale through www.diecasm.com for $79.95US.  The Bricklin SV1 is limited edition piece of only 150 worldwide. In total five vehicles were delivered, three were Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1981 Gurney Eagle Challenger

Our next model under the microscope comes from the Automodello brand.  We have the 1:43, 1981 Gurney Eagle Challenger – Founders Edition Pepsi Livery.  Two versions are offered by the team and are licensed and approved by AAR; 43A010 – Dan Gurney (limited edition of 192) and 43A012 – Geoff Brabham (limited edition of 148).  Both are hand-signed editions, and currently Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1:24 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop 7-Litre

Words and Photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov   Automodello back doing what they do best, releasing models that haven’t been made before, for whatever reason. This time, the subject is the 1966 Ford Galaxie 500, in Hardtop form, noted by its absence of the B-pillars. To make that even more obvious, Automodello decided not to include the window on the Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1:43 Noble M600

Words and Photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov   The Noble M600 is my favourite modern super(hyper?)car simply because it’s so analogue and old fashioned. A Yamaha V8 with two giant turbos delivering up to 650 ponies in a package that weighs a paltry 1200 kg. Proper manual gearbox? Check. Traction control that can be switched off? Check. Three stage power Continue Reading...
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