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Almost Real Bentley Continental GT3-R

Almost Real gives us a closer look at their upcoming 1:18 diecast Bentley Continental GT3-R.  The feature highlights the White exterior.  A limited edition piece of 1999, which features full opening model, working suspension, steerable wheels and host of photo-etched parts – most importantly the grilles!   The second is much the same, but exterior features a raw Magenta finish.  Continue Reading...
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Almost Real: Closer Look @ Land Rover Defender 90

It really has been a long process with the Almost Real brand.  Many months of talking about their assortment and new upcoming models, but little to nothing has been officially released.  News today on their upcoming 1:18 Land Rover Defender 90.  The replica is based on the 2 millionth Land Rover Defender 90 made, which sold at auction a few years back Continue Reading...
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Almost Real First Official Release – Bentley GT3

It has been a ling time coming, the first official international release from Almost Real is now available at a retailer near you.  The marque in Bentley in race from.  Scale is 1:43 and features GT3 ADAC 24h Nurburgring #84  and #85 car.  Tiny scale isn’t hurting the overall design, as execution is very clean and proper based on provided Continue Reading...
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Almost Real Nuremberg Toy Fair Preview

We’ve been writing about this brand Almost Real for nearly a year now, to date no official model has been released under the Almost Real name.  News from the manufacturer this week confirms their presents at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, along side long-time partner Minichamps. Promise of their first release has been rumored for the longest time.  We have confirmation, as Continue Reading...
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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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