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REVIEW: Maisto Exclusive 2017 Ford GT

Words and photos courtesy of Zondaracer   The new Ford GT must be the hottest car of 2017. 6500 people wanted one, only 500 customers are selected for the purchase. It has a passenger compartment with separate side pods in Le Mans style as has appeared on the James Glickenhaus’ SCG003. I bought one of the first Maisto Exclusive Ford Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Maisto/Bburago Bugatti Chiron

Words and photos courtesy of Lucky13   First off, I am not sure how to list this. It came in a Maisto box, which is the cheapo crap (the box) you find in Costco/Sam’s, but underneath the model is stamped as Bburago. First thing I have to say is WOW!!!! I know Maisto/Bburago have been doing a lot better lately, Continue Reading...
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First Look: Maisto Ford GT – Yellow

We believe Yellow will be the final colour of the second generation new Ford GT from Masito.  These pre-production images show the car in it’s new skin. Does this Ford GT look bad in any colour?  We don’t think so… Based on piece point this model is very capable, and will be embraced by collectors on the whole.  Yellow joins Continue Reading...
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First Look: Maisto Exclusive S.E. Ford GT

The model graces the cover of their 2016 catalog, which definitely has created some buzz.  Maisto will release the 1:18 Exclusive Special Edition Ford GT.  What makes the model more desirable is the fact that it’s made of metal and features a host of opening bits, which is more traditional that the current resin theme.  The models presented here are Continue Reading...
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Bburago/Maisto New 1:24 Ferrari & Lamborghini

If budget is concern how about some new additions from the Bburago and Maisto brand.  The Race and Play Ferrari Testarossa is completed in Ferrari Red.  The metal body model also allows access to the cockpit and features functioning steering wheel.  Maisto adds new Lamborghini to their 1:24 series, the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4.  This one’s a project of sorts, Continue Reading...
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Maisto Harley-Davidson Custom Volkswagen Van “Samba”

We love anything Volkswagen here, add a Samba bus to the mix and you have our attention.  Maisto’s newest member of the 1:24 scale series is fully diecast and way cool!  We love the two-tone color combo, black flames and trailing logo.  The orange tinted windows and headlights give it the perfect finishing touch! Product# TBD...
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Maisto New Ducati Desmosedici GP15

Fans of MotoGP will appreciate the new 1:18 line from the Maisto brand.  Teamed with Ducati, Maisto is providing detailed replicas of both #04 Andrea Dovizioso and #29 Andrea Iannone’s motorcycles.  Each is completed in special Ducati brand and color-schemed packaging.  Contact your Maisto dealer for more information on availability. Product# TBD...
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Maisto 2016 Catalogue

Our 2016 manufacturer catalogue series continues with a first look at the Maisto 2016 line-up.  Some notables mentions are the Exclusive series 1:18 Audi R8 2015 and the beautiful Ford GT.  Please note we removed some on the toy-like side items featured inside, our focus is more on the scale model side of the business.  Enjoy!...
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Maisto Announces the 1:18 2017 Ford GT

One of the most talked about cars in recent times, the Ford GT, is now on the hit list for budget manufacturer Masito.  Two colours are scheduled to be released in Q1 2016, Metallic Blue (#31384b) and yet to be determined (# 31384).  Let’s hope they steer the through their new “Exclusive” series, and improve upon their earlier releases of Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Maisto 1954 Citroen 15CV Traction Avant

Words and photos courtesy of JS Coleman   One of the few French cars that actually looks good, the 1934 – 1957 Citroen 15CV Traction Avant was an astounding car. The grandfather of the modern front-wheel drive car, history has seen it as a French army vehicle, a Gestapo staff car, a gangster saloon (Traction Gang), and a robust, reliable, Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Maisto 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300S Cabriolet D

Words and photos courtesy of JS Coleman   Mercedes-Benz was having a grand old time in the 1950s. Having recovered from war losses and regained their original 1930s reputation for high-quality, desirable cars, they were now churning out a series of magnificent vehicles, including classics like the phenomenal 300SL, the elegant Ponton range, and the luxurious 300S. The latter enjoyed Continue Reading...
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