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Minichamps New November Announcements

A bucket full of new announcements is on tap from Minichamps this week.  Race and street cars are the themes, we even have some race cycles for good measure, 25 entries in all! The feature finds the 1:18, sealed diecast Mercedes-AMG GT-R – 2017 “Ringtaxi”.  Great colour and uber cool decals!  The rest of the pack is listed below by Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New October Releases

50+ scale models in all shapes and sizes are announced by Minichamps for October.  One of the largest totals in recent memory.  The volume is high but the overall quality is static and dated, this is based on us getting our hands on the recent issues of the 1:18 McLaren F1 GTR Gulf Racing #33 – it is average at Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 40

News this week from Minichamps brings in models in 1:18, 1:43 and 1:87 scale.  The feature finds the 1:18, diecast, 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 in Black Metallic.  A limited edition piece of 666.  The production run is as sinister as the exterior colour! Scale 1:18: MCLAREN F1 GTR – KOKUSAI KAIHATSU RACING – GIROIX/SALA/DELETRAZ – 24H LE MANS 1996 Scale Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Release – Week 38

News from Minichamps this week brings a slew of new materials.  The feature model is the 1:43 Porsche 911 GT3 2017 Green Exclusive Shmee150.  A limited edition of 150 pieces worldwide.  Is it just, how did this guy get so popular?  We rather pull teeth than site through one of his videos or listen to his banter!  God save the Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 33

New releases from Minichamps to hit shelves this week are now in session.  The feature model is the 1:18, diecast metal, McLaren F1 GTR  Gulf Racing, drivers Bellm, Weaver, and Lehto – 24H Le Mans 1996.  A limited edition of only 304 pieces.  Other new examples are listed below by scale. Scale 1:12: PORSCHE 911 TURBO – 1977 – PINK Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New August Announcements

The team at Minichamps is working very hard. A slew of new material is coming over the next several weeks.  1:18 scale is the clear winner scale-wise, with over 20 new additions.  Some old moulds and some new.  Our favourite of the pack is the 1:18 McLaren F1 GTR racers.  The Gulf Team Davidoff, drivers Bscher, Pirro, and Capello – Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Minichamps Bentley State Limousine

Words and photos courtesy of Karsten Weiss   For most of her reign the Queen’s state limousines were Rolls Royces, but when Elisabeth II had her Golden Jubilee on the British throne in 2003, BMW did not yet have the rights to the brand name and was to re-launch the Rolls Royce brand, so  VW-owned Bentley seized the opportunity to Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 31

There isn’t a whole lot this week to share, but Minichamps is offering up three new models.  The feature is the 1:18, diecast metal with opening parts Porsche 918 Spyder 2013 w/ Weissach Package – Red with White Stripes.  Seriously cool colour combo! One:12 fans will appreciate the two new race inspired releases, the Porsche 917K J.W. Engineering, drivers Rodriguez, Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 31

News this week from Minichamps includes models in various scales, most in the 1:43 and 1:87 assortment.  BMW fans of 1:87 will appreciate the wealth of models in M2 and M4 trim.  Our feature model is the 1:18, diecast metal McLaren F1 GTR – BMW Team Bigazzi, drivers Piquet, Cecotto, and Sullivan – 24H Le Mans 1996.  Damn these McLaren’s Continue Reading...
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New Minichamps Release – Week 30

Not much to present that we haven’t highlighted earlier this month.  New are the four race BMWs.  The feature is BMW M6 GT3 Team Teo Martin Motorsport, drivers Ramos and Schothorst – International GT Open 2016.  The remaining three are shared below. Each is 1:43 scale and crafted in resin.  Each will set you back about 76 Euro. BMW M6 Continue Reading...
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