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F1 diecast news – DeAgostini Senna magazine and Kyosho 1:8 McLaren MP4/4

UK, German and US Senna fans might be interested in DeAgostini Publishing’s monthly subscription magazine on Ayrton Senna which also includes parts to gradually build a Kyosho McLaren MP4/4 1:8 scale (55cm long). I haven&...
 
Diecast models
 
quartzo vs exoto 1:18
quartzo vs exoto 1:18
quartzo vs exoto 1:18

F1 1:18 diecast review: Exoto v Quartzo – Jim Clark Lotus 49

Last year I posted a review of Quartzo’s 1:18 scale model of Jim Clark’s Lotus 49 in which he won the 1967 British GP. I made a comment that the Quartzo compared well with the Exoto version – there are 2 Exoto...
 

 
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Minichamps FW08B boxes
Minichamps FW08B boxes
Minichamps FW08B boxes

1:43 diecast review: Minichamps Williams FW08B 6 wheel test car

A new version of the Minichamps 1:43 scale Williams FW08B 6 wheeler is currently in circulation. Some collectors have probably seen the older model in the larger size display box which was reasonably rare. The big difference wi...
 
 
Diecast models
 
Minichamps FW11B
Minichamps FW11B
Minichamps FW11B

F1 Diecast Review: Spot the difference – Minichamps World Champions Collections vs standard Minichamps

I received an email earlier in the year with a question about the difference between¬† Minichamps’ World Champions Collection series and the normal Minichamps model of the same car. It’s an interesting exercise becau...

 
Diecast models
 
Minichamps M23 and FW07
Minichamps M23 and FW07
Minichamps M23 and FW07

Removable cowling 1:43 F1 diecasts: Part 2 – Minichamps

Part 1 of this series looked at the Brumm 1:43 Villeneuve 126CK model in a display case with an exposed chassis. In Part 2, we’ll take a look at the various Minichamps 1:43 diecasts that have removable engine covers ̵...
 
Diecast models
 
La Storia Ferrari 1:43
La Storia Ferrari 1:43
La Storia Ferrari 1:43

F1 diecast review: La Storia 1:43 Ferrari Collection

The La Storia Ferrari diecasts are an interesting collection. Made in 1:43 scale, these are badged under the Hotwheels mark. Whilst the IXO line were packaged in a metallic book cover without a driver figure, the Hotwheels La S...





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