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CMC Pictorial View New M-161 & M-162

Classic Model Cars (CMC) is ready to release a couple of gems, if you’re a fan of the brand you most likely already aware.  The latest official assortment of photos highlight their exceptional attention to detail and craftsmanship on two classics, the 1:18 Auto-Union C-Type – Winner #18, from the Eifel Race in 1936, driven by the “Fog Master”, Bernd Rosemeyer Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: CMC Mercedes-Benz The Blue Wonder

WORDS AND PHOTOS COURTESY OF CRISTI STEFAN AND IONUT PARJOLESCU   Its German name was “Das blaue Wunder”.  No matter how you call it, this is a unique automobile. In September 2016, after 14 years, CMC re-issued the iconic Mercedes racing car transporter of the mid-50s in 1:18 scale. But first, let’s turn back the time: in 1954, Daimler-Benz was Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: CMC Mercedes-Benz LO 2750

WORDS COURTESY OF CRISTI STEFAN, PHOTOS BY IONUT PARJOLESCU   This year Classic Model Cars (CMC) is echoing the legendary Silver Arrows lineage with a high-end replica of the Lo 2750 racing car transporter (1934), the trucking hero that once used to carry the very first Mercedes Grand Prix champions to victory.  In June 1934 the first W 25 Silver Continue Reading...
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First Look: CMC Talbot-Lago Coupé Type 150 C-SS

The prototype model was first seen earlier this week at the 2016 China Toy Show.  We’re talking about the upcoming release from CMC, their 1:18 Talbot-Lago Coupé Type 150 C-SS Figoni & Falaschi “Teardrop”, 1937-39.  Wow, that was a mouthful!  The replica is shown in its early pre-production form, though you can clearly see something special starting to emerge.  No detail Continue Reading...
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CMC Expands Mercedes-Benz LO 2750 Family

The premier builder CMC is expanding their assortment of Mercedes-Benz LO 2750’s.  Three new variant of the truck will be made available soon.  The feature highlights the 1:18 Light/Dark Green Tarpaulin “Herbert Nickerl” Edition (Creator and Founder of Classic Model Cars) – item M-170.  The second and third, also 1:18 scale include the Yellow/Red Platform version – item M-169 and clear coat finish – Continue Reading...
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In-depth Look @ CMC Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporter

Our team was already at awe with the initial images of CMC’s new Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporter.  This latest array of photos will highlight the integral workings of the model, and what sets CMC apart from the competition.  It is simply amazing what can be executed in scale, CMC is definitely raising the bar!  The Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporter is Continue Reading...
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CMC Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporter

New images of CMC’s 1:18 Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporter LO 2750, 1934-38 have been released today.  We’re under the assumption what has been presented is a close to the production version as possible. The Mercedes-Benz transporter is nothing but exceptional on all levels, it may be their new signature piece to date!  The level of detail is setting a new bar for Continue Reading...
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CMC Vintage Formula One Series Grows By One.

The team at Classic Model Cars is in the midst of their latest project, the Lancia D50.  With the help of the folks from Jim Stokes Workshops Ltd. (an automotive restoration shop), the short nose Lancia D50 is currently undergoing the transformation into 1/18 scale.  Full and detailed 3-D scans of the Lancia D50 are being completed now for a future Continue Reading...
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CMC New 1:12 Horch 853 In-Depth Look

Classic Model Cars is providing an in-depth look at their upcoming 1937 1:12 Horch 853 classic car.  Exterior features Black/Purple Red paint-work, and all the typical CMC craftsmanship one would expect from the brand.  Model is due in 2016, pre-orders are being accepted now.  Please read the official press release below.  Enjoy! Official Press Release: The name Horch was synonymous Continue Reading...
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Classic Model Cars (CMC) SMASHUP!

You may have seen photos on your Internet travels of exploding cars, and wondered who is behind these creations, well the the genius is Fabian Oefner.  He was recently commissioned by Classic Model Cars to create the same using their scale pieces such as Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé, Bugatti T57SC Atlantic, Maserati 250F and Auto Union C-Type.  Two months Continue Reading...
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CMC Mercedes-Benz Renntransporter Revised Edition

CMC officially shows off new production images of their revised 1:18 Mercedes-Benz Renntransporter Blue Wonder.  As per CMC, the following details have been added or tweaked… “we are introducing a new version that incorporates newly discovered exterior details and accessories from the archives. For example, the chromed wheel covers, an embellishment of Mercedes star inlaid in the front, and auxiliary Continue Reading...
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