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Hi Everyone! It's that time of the year when you go to Costco and find $20.00 1/18 diecast models from Maisto for sale. This year I picked up Maisto's 1/18 scale Huracan Perfomante in Pearl Green. Why? Because I also have the AutoArt version of the same model as well, and I wanted to do a comparison of both models. First thing that is obvious is the price. Costco sells Maisto's Huracan for $20.00 CND dollars, and AutoArt retails theirs around $270.00 CND dollars. It is quite clear that both models are aimed at two different markets and collectors. And...

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Bentley Mulsanne by Almost Real -

In this post we will review the 1/18 Bentley Mulsanne 2017 - Light Emerald over Midnight Emerald by Almost Real (830501). This Bentley is a full diecast model with openable doors, trunk, and engine hood. It has steerable front wheels and a functional working suspension. The turbocharged 6.8L V8 is highly detailed and it is an actual separate engine block (not a one piece mold). The interior has decal wood trim, along with silver chrome paint are used to highlight the vents, and driver instrument clusters. Speaking of clusters, the dials and buttons on the center dashboard are raised, and...

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Honda S2000 by OneModel -

HI Everyone!!I would like to share with you probably one of the best examples of S2K in 1/18 scale. This model is made by OneModel. I have a few colour samples. Yellow is my favorite so far. In my opinion, I think OneModel pretty much nailed it with the overall shape and stance and package of the S2K.I really liked the fact that they provided a separate piece the represents the rood folded down, so you can display the model with the roof closed or retracted. The removeable roof pieces are held in place by magnets. Roof retractedAnother detail i...

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Hi Everyone,No need to really introduce this car. It's the Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo by LS Collectibles. If you are looking for a 1/18 300ZX or Fairlady, the only options you have are Kyosho and LS Collectibles (Recently released). The Kyosho version is diecast metal with open hood, doors and trunk. It is long discontinued, but can be easily found on eBay. Mixed reviews and possible paint rash problems on the Kyosho version.Kyosho VersionThis 300ZX TT, was just recently released by LS Collectibles. It is a sealed resin model. The quality on this Fairlady is consistent with the 3000 GT...

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Hi Everyone,Here is another review. How many of you are familiar with the brand LS Collectibles? They are the sister brand of Top Marques. Similar to what Ottomobile is to GT Spirit. LS Collectibles produces less hi-end model cars. Recently they just released the Mitsubishi 3000 GT VR4 in 1/18th scale. Is it a disappointing model? Well I'll let the pictures do the talking and you guys decide. For those who are not familiar with the 3000 GT VR4, it was produced by Mitsubishi from 1990-2000. In Japan it was know as the GTO, and in North America, it was...

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