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AUTOart Mercedes Maybach S-Klasse S600 SWB – Black

AUTOart is showing off the third and final scheduled colour, some will say it is most likely the most anticipated colour combination of the bunch.  The car in question is the 1:18 Mercedes Maybach S-Klasse S600 SWB in Black exterior with two-tone Black/Beige interior, very classy.  The Maybach S-Klasse S600 comes from AUTOart’s composite series, which is due sometime is Q1 Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: AUTOart Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 Presentation

Our latest review is the 1:18 AUTOart Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 Presentation Car in Matte White.  This model comes from AUTOart’s composite series.  Two other colour options are available; they include Matt Black and Matt Grey with special livery.  The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 does feature opening bits, but this only extends to the interior.  More details are provided below. From the Continue Reading...
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AUTOart New Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS – Bright White

New images of AUTOart’s upcoming Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS in Desgino Diamond Bright White surfaced this afternoon.  Two things that impress us, one, no Matt White.  Thank god!  Two, functional rear spoiler.  Both might lead to some updating from the already spectacular Norev release, see review here. Product# 76311...
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AUTOart Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 Presentation Car

The last of the upcoming trio Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 racing cars by AUTOart was unveiled today.  This one completed in a Matt Grey features the subtle touch of exterior livery.  This model comes from AUTOart’s composite series and features opening doors.  Street date is February 2017. Product# 81530...
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AUTOart In-depth: Wangan Midnight Blackbird Porsche 930

Wangan Midnight (湾岸ミッドナイト) is a Japanese manga comic series written and illustrated by Michiharu Kusunoki. The story has its roots in the street racing culture centered on the Bayshore Route of Tokyo’s Shuto Expressway. “Wangan” (literally bayshore in Japanese) is the longest, straightest road in Japan. Because of the road traffic to contend with, including a fair number of heavy Continue Reading...
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First Look: AUTOart McLaren P1 GTR – Painted

This morning AUTOart unveiled their upcoming 1:18 McLaren P1 GTR in decorated hand-sample state.  Basically the exterior paint and racing tattoos have been installed, giving us a look at the future state production piece.  The P1 GTR is due in early 2017, it features opening doors only from their composite series. Product# TBD...
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AUTOart: The Concept Behind Composite Models

  I can’t believe AUTOart continues to motivate and try to convince the masses with their propaganda. This is a new press release from their marketing team trying to influence the move to composite models once again. In all honesty, I don’t mind composite or plastic, my gripe is that the models aren’t up to standards – cost cutting measures Continue Reading...
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AUTOart New Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Race Livery

1:18 Race Lamborghinis are around the corner from AUTOart.  Based on the Huracan GT3 platform, the team expects to release the new models in early 2017.  We don’t know what the complete livery list entails, but we can say the models are from their composite line and access to the interior is the only option. Product# TBD...
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REVIEW: AUTOart Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

I’ve been anticipating the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe ever since AUTOart made the announcement.  The lines and sound of the car are just thrilling, and once I saw the beast featured on Top Gear, I just had to have one in my collection.  Of course AUTOart saves the best colour for last, which is Firesand Metallic/Orange, which I believe is Continue Reading...
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AUTOart New 1:43 Lamborghini Huracan LP610- 4

AUTOart sometimes slips into 1:43 scale replicas.  This month a pair of Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4’s will be made available.  Colours include Gray Titans/Matt Grey and Bianco Canopus/Matt White.  The Gray Huracan is based on the 2014 platform. Product# 54602 / 54601...
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AUTOart New Nissan GT-R GT3

AUTOart showed off some pre-production images of their upcoming 1:18 Nissan GT-R GT3.  The model will be released under their composite line, with only opening doors. No release date or ETA is available at the time of writing. Product# TBD...
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