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Metal 18 New Citroen DS 21 Chapron Lorraine 1969

Metal 18 gives us a first look at their prototype Citroen DS 21 Chapron Lorraine 1969.  The model will be offered in two variants, the Lorraine Présidentielle Alain POHER, as featured above, a limited edition piece of 1800, and the Bleu Metal / Bicolor – limited to 1200.  Model will be available sometime in the second half of 2015, though pre-orders are Continue Reading...
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Metal 18 – Lights On! Lights Off!

Something new from Metal 18 I wasn’t aware of when first commenting on their arrival to the diecast scene. Did you know all models from the brand will be equipped with working headlight and taillights? Now that’s pretty neat! Is this a new trend for other manufactures as well? Only time will tell....
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Metal 18 Chalmers Dandy 1964 DS is ready for Production!

Metal 18 moves the Chalmers Dandy 1964 DS to production.  New wheels, new front optics, and more detailed dashboard get the nod of approval from the Metal 18 team.  I personally love the blue exterior with a white hard-top.  Detailing on the wheels looks sharp too....
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Metal 18 Palm Beach 1968

On the heels of their first post, the team at Metal 18 unveil first photos of their 2nd effort, the Palm Beach 1968.  Looking good so far, I can’t wait to see some of their completed projects!...
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Metal 18 First Look at Chalmers Dandy 1964 DS

Showcased as a new brand at this year’s German Toy Fair, Metal 18 has unveiled pics of their first production model – the Chalmers Dandy 1964 DS.  The brand will focus on classic European street cars.  Each model will be made in diecast but fully sealed.  Retail is rumored at the 100 Euro mark....
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