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Kyosho Asian Exclusives!

Kyosho will be taking the distributor lead on a few Asian exclusives.  The first is the 1:18 Bentley GT in a very unique colour scheme; Dark Blue, Red (mirrors) and Black wheels.  The second is the 1:18  Honda Integra Type R DC2 in Yellow.  It was first announced by OttOmobile back in January in White. Product# KJ006 / OTM717...
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REVIEW: Kyosho | OUSIA Range Rover Sport SVR

The tale of two SUVs…  The latest review will feature the Kyosho | OUSIA Range Rover Sport SVR in Santorini Black and Indus Silver.  If you aren’t familiar with the OUSIA series from Kyosho, let me educate you somewhat.  OUSIA models basically are closed-body shells manufactured in diecast metal.  Price point is entry-level, usually selling around the $100 mark.  So Continue Reading...
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Kyosho | Samurai Series Lamborghini 2017 Announcements

Well it seems the Kyosho Samurai Series is expanding the assortment outside Japanese automobiles, new to the fold is the Lamborghini marque.  Below you will find the 2017 anticipated lineup.  Some of our favorites include 1:18 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota – Violet and 1:18 Lamborghini Centenario – Metallic Black.  All Samurai series models are manufactured in high-quality resin with closed-body Continue Reading...
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Kyosho New Rolls Royce Phantom I

Fresh off the press!  Kyosho unveils a classic from Rolls Royce, the 1:18 Phantom I.  Two colours will be offered, they include Black and Green.  Black will feature Red interior while the Green will host Black.  Both models feature diecast metal with opening parts, folding engine cover, functional window deflector (rear seat), accessible box on side step, and removable soft Continue Reading...
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Kyosho | OUSIA New Lamborghini Countach LP400

Kyosho under the OUSIA brand is re-inventing the 1:18 Lamborghini Countach LP400.  Being true to the car’s original roots the exterior will feature sharp and defined lines, box type exhaust silencer, same as the real LP400 original version and no reflector under the taillight.  The Countach LP400 is manufactured in diecast metal with closed-body design.  Arrived date is scheduled for Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: HEADLINER | Kyosho Lancia Stratos HF #4 1978 Sanremo

We don’t get many race models here at DiecastSociety.com for review, but once in a while something does cross our path.  Today we have another model by HEADLINER, the 1:18 Lancia Stratos HF (High Fidelity) #4 1978 Sanremo, drivers M.Allen and I.Kivmaki. If you’re not aware of the HEADLINER brand, the model line is a collaboration between Kyosho and Ignition Continue Reading...
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Kyosho | GT Spirit Koenig Countach Twin Turbo – Yellow

There is a limited edition 1:18 Kyosho/GT Spirit Koenig Countach Twin Turbo in Yellow in development.  Sources tell us only 48 pieces will be issued.  We’re not sure if this is an Asian market special or European exclusive.  The Koenig Countach will be released this coming April.  Retail is suggested @ $149.95US Model# KJ010...
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REVIEW: Kyosho “Hi-End” Ferrari 250 GTO Red/Black

There is one car I’ve seen over the years created in scale by many brands, each proving their brush stroke in scale, and this model is the Ferrari 250 GTO.  The most recent being the beautiful but controversial 1:18 scale replica from Classic Model Cars (CMC). Their level of detail was off the charts, but the overall exterior design left Continue Reading...
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Kyosho | Samurai Subaru Levorg 1.6GT-S Eyesight 2015

Kyosho’s Samurai series grows by two, the new 1:18 Subaru Levorg 1.6GT-S Eyesight is nearing production.  Street date is late January 2017 – February/March for us folk in North America.  The colours include the lovely Light Blue and Black.  Suggested retail is $199US.  The Samurai series primary focus is Japanese marques, with all models completed in resin and featuring closed-body Continue Reading...
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