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Tecnomodel 1-18 1970 Brabham BT33 diecast model car review

Originally published on: 13/03/2021 15:41

Tecnomodel has just announced that it will be replicating a very significant subject from the history of Formula One in 1:18 (another which has never been produced in this scale before). It is the Brabham BT33 from 1970, which was the legendary Jack Brabham’s last Formula One car.
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Schuco 1-18 Porsche race transporter diecast model car review

Originally published on: 13/03/2021 15:04

Schuco has just announced an absolutely massive 1:18 replica of the Mercedes O317 race transporter, as used by the Porsche team during the 1980s (SCH0328, £585.99). It will be a right leviathan, coming In at 55cm in length! It will feature a full gamut of opening parts, including doors both in the cockpit and at the back of the vehicle. Loading ramps will also be included.
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Buying diecast in Europe post Brexit

Originally published on: 26/01/2021 12:47

Okay, so we all know that historically a lot of diecast has been cheaper in Europe. And that’s not because retailers in the UK are taking an unreasonable margin; in fact the truth is exactly the opposite. The reason that prices tend to be more expensive over here is that, in Europe, the manufacturers supply retailers direct. But when they sell into the UK, they use distributors; and these distributors take a margin that gets added on to the retail price. Of course, these companies provide a vital service for retailers, but they do cause our prices to sometimes be a bit higher than they are in mainland Europe.
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Minichamps 1:18 Tuscan Grand Prix Safety Car diecast model car review

Originally published on: 09/01/2021 13:38

On the Monday after the recent Tuscan GP, we were inundated with enquiries asking if Minichamps would be replicating the Safety Car from the event. In that race, of course, the Mercedes AMG GTR ran in a one-off red livery, in order to commemorate Ferrari’s 1,000th world championship grand prix. It also got a lot of track time with all the various incidents during the race!
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Minichamps 1:18 Tuscan Grand Prix Safety Car diecast model car review

Originally published on: 09/01/2021 13:38

On the Monday after the recent Tuscan GP, we were inundated with enquiries asking if Minichamps would be replicating the Safety Car from the event. In that race, of course, the Mercedes AMG GTR ran in a one-off red livery, in order to commemorate Ferrari’s 1,000th world championship grand prix. It also got a lot of track time with all the various incidents during the race!
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