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Minichamps New Releases – Week 03

This week is all about racing from the Minichamps camp.  The feature is the 1:18, diecast Williams Renault FW19, driver Jacques Villeneuve – World Champion 1997.  A true beauty, and Canadian World Champion to boot!  Other new releases are offered by scale below. Scale 1:18: WILLIAMS FORD FW08C – JACQUES LAFFITE – 1983 WILLIAMS FORD FW08C – KEKE ROSBERG – Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 02

Just a little sugar is mixing in the brew this week from Minichamps.  A total of four models are presented, all in 1:18 scale, the lone exception the feature.  The model is 1:43, resin Renault Sport Formula One Team RS17, driver Robert Kubica – Testing Hungaroring 2017.  We love this limited edition livery; only 504 pieces will be offered.  Other Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 50

More new stuff from Minichamps this week.  We feature the 1:18, diecast with opening bits, 1960 Bentley S2 in Red.  Suggested retail is 279 Euro or roughly $325CND.  Damn that ain’t cheap!  Other new models are presented by scale below. Scale 1:18: MCLAREN TAG MP4/3 – ALAIN PROST – 1987 WILLIAMS FORD FW08C – AYRTON SENNA – DONINGTON PARK TEST Continue Reading...
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Minichamps Expands Audi R8 LMS | Mercedes-AMG GT3

Minichamps is expanding their 1:43 assortment of Audi R8 LMS and Mercedes-AMG GT3 race cars.  There is a total of eight new models, all are detailed below.  Each piece featured here is developed in resin with closed-body design.  Release date is late Q1 2018. AUDI R8 LMS – BWT MÜCKE MOTORSPORT – ORTMANN/STIPPLER – ADAC GT MASTERS 2017 AUDI R8 Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 49

News from Minichamps for week 49 is a slew of new 1:12 and 1:18 material.  The feature position is held by the 1:18, diecast, 1960 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II in Blue.  Model features full access to motor and interior bits.  Suggested retail 279 Euro.  Other new model by scale include: Scale 1:12: HONDA RC213V – LCR HONDA TEAM – Continue Reading...
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Minichamps Macau GT CUP – FIA GT World Cup 2017

Minichamps is expanding their assortment of Macau GT CUP – FIA GT World Cup 2017 replicas.  Marques include Audi, BMW, Mercedes AMG, and Porsche.   The examples listed here are all 1:43 and developed in sealed resin.  We believe street date is Q1 2018. AUDI R8 LMS – AUDI SPORT TEAM WRT – FRIJNS – MACAU GT CUP – FIA Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 48

New releases from Minichamps this week feature once again a slew of race material, most in BMW trim.  The feature is the sealed, diecast, 1:18 BMW 3.0 CSL Alpina, drivers Nilsson and Quester – Winners Grand Prix Nurburgring 1977.  Other new model by scale include: Scale 1:12: PORSCHE 934 – VASEK POLAK RACING – GEORGE FOLLMER – 1976 TRANS-AM CHAMPION Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 47

Minichamps is back this week with a slew of new race material.  The feature car is the 1:18, diecast, opening, McLaren Ford M23 – James Hunt – South African Gran Prix 1976.  This beauty is limited to only 1002 pieces worldwide.  Minichamps also issued the 1:18, diecast McLaren Ford M23 – Jame Hunt World Champion 1976.  Other new models by Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 46

New releases for week 46 feature a slew of race material once again.  We highlight the classic 1:18 Porsche 917/20 – 24H Le Mans 1971 ‘Dirty Version’, drivers Kauhsen/Joest.  The livery here is also known as ‘Pink Pig’, a true classic.  Model is crafted in diecast metal. Other new models by scale include: Scale 1:12: HONDA RC213V – LCR HONDA Continue Reading...
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Minichamps New Releases – Week 44 & 45

There is a mix of race and street this week from Minichamps, race is definitely the dominant theme. A rare diecast with opening bits is the feature this week.  The car is the 1:18 Porsche 917/20 – 3H Le Mans 1971, drivers Kauhsen and Van Lennep.  The pure simplicity and the 917 lines are just perfect here.  Don’t you agree?  Continue Reading...
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