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Almost Real Painted Samples: Bentley/Land Rover

New images of painted hand-sample models of Almost Real’s 1:18 assortment have been circulating around the Internet today.  Photos feature painted samples from both Bentley and Land Rover.  Other than the fact that the models are diecast and have opening parts we’re still on the fence with the brand.  Hopefully these are early pre-production samples of both Sport and Luxury Continue Reading...
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Almost Real Bentley, McLaren & Mercedes-Benz…

The team at Almost Real is prepping up for the upcoming China Toy Expo (October 19th).  Along with news of their Bentley GT3 1:43 series, they are offering a China Toy Expo exclusive model, a limited edition of 150 pieces.  We have also engineering samples of the 1:43 McLaren project and expected 1:18 diecast versions of the Mercedes-Benz G500 and Continue Reading...
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Almost Real Porsche 911 GT3 – Riviera Blau and Ice Green

Almost Real unveiled a couple of neat colours for the a special edition 1:18 Porsche 911 GT3.  Riviera Blau and Ice Green are two upcoming colours exclusively for the Asian market.  The official OEM supplier for Minichamps have taken the lead utilizing their mould.  The Porsche features diecast metal and opening parts.  Only 299 pieces of each with be product.  Continue Reading...
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First Look: Almost Real Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² Concept

Almost Real gives us a first look at their new project, the 1:18 diecast prototype Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² Concept is previewed in early pre-production hand sample.  Hopefully this new brand will inspire new life in the ever decreasing diecast replica category.  No word on release date. Product# TBD...
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Up Close: Almost Real Bentley Race Livery

The new Asian manufacturer Almost Real has provided a closer look at some of their completed 1:43 Bentley Race Livery.  So far we’re impressed with what we see.  The photos highlight three models in particular, these include the Bentley ADAC 42Hr, #85, Bentley Team Absolute GT3 Asia, #7, and Bentley Team Absolute GT3 Asia, #8.  Bring on the 1:18 platform Continue Reading...
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First Look: Almost Real Bentley GT3

Almost Real has officially released their first batch of models in Asia.  They are the 1:43 scale Bentley GT3 – Blancpain Endurance Series Nurburgring #31 and #7 cars.  Models look to appear sealed, but made of diecast.  Detail is plentiful inside and out as the piece count photos will show. Retail of the Bentley GT3 is around $84CND.  We’re eagerly anticipating Continue Reading...
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Almost Real Revised 2016 Catalogue / More Product Info

We highlighted the new manufacturer ‘Almost Real’ and their 2016 catalogue back in early April.  Since then we’ve had a few conversations with brand.  First off we’ve attached the revised 2016 catalogue, note the missing McLaren and Mercedes-Benz brands.  All is not lost as they told us that “Bentley, Benz, Land Rover and McLaren” are still on tap for 2016.  Continue Reading...
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New Manufacturer Almost Real Models!

There’s a new player in town, Almost Real models.  From what we gather Almost Real models are developed by Sums Model Inc.  They currently produce scale models for some of the mainstream manufacturers we all know,  Minichamps, Ebbro, and Tecnomodel are just some of the brands they touch under the Sums Model name. Almost Real’s breath of assortment from their Continue Reading...
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