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Schuco New November Deliveries

Schuco is back with a few new additions late in November.  The feature is the Edition 1:32 Unimog U1600 “Winterdienst, zurück vom Einsatz”.  Incredible detail for the scale.  Other new models by scale include: PICCOLO: “Model of the year 2016” Mercedes-Benz -/8 in tin box EDITION PRO.R32: VW T1b box van “Volkswagen Porschewagen Ersatzteile-Dienst” Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 401 Westfalia cabin Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Porsche 1973 911 S 2.4 Coupe & Targa

As I sit here early on a Sunday morning, my first thoughts are what label or theme of this review will inspire me?  Well the go forward name, which I believe it fitting, is Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.  Two models will be reviewed in detail; they are the Porsche 911 S 2.4 Coupe 1973 and Porsche 911 S 2.4 Continue Reading...
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Schuco New October Releases

Many interesting pieces from the Schuco brand this month.  We selected one of their annual “Christmas” themed pieces, it’s the Edition 1:43 scale VW Beetle Open Air “Weihnachten/Christmas 2016”.  Very interesting and very cool, something we wold expect from the brand no less.   Other new models by scale and series include: Classic: Set Studio VII with Studio I Kompressor and Continue Reading...
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Schuco New October Releases

New models from Schuco aren’t much in volume this month, though there are a few 1:18 scale pieces that deserve some love.  Our feature is the 1:18 scale, diecast, 1973 Porsche 911S Coupé in Orange/Red.  The other is the uber cool VW T3 Bus in Green/Beige.  Most are already on store shelves, checkout one of our sponsors for availability.  Other Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Porsche 911 (991) GTS Targa 4

The team at Schuco is definitely on a run as of late, and this week we look at the 1:18 diecast Porsche 911 (991) GTS Targa 4.  I’m not going into depth with this model as I have with past reviews.  If you want the complete picture please see our review of the Porsche 911 (991) Carrera GTS Coupe and Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Porsche Cayman GT4 (981)

The Porsche Cayman GT4 is definitely my most anticipated model of 2016.  Ever since its reveal at the German Toy Fair back in January there was no other Porsche I wanted more in scale.  The best part, the model was going to be completed in diecast with accessible front and rear and interior bits.  Yes, diecast!  The brand we have Continue Reading...
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Schuco New September Releases

If you have been living under a rock for the last week or so you may have missed the news, the highly anticipated Schuco Porsche Cayman GT4 made it to market, as well as the 911 Targa 4 GTS in Saphire Blue.  I’m fortunate enough to have both sitting right next to me, I’ll share a reviews  of both as Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Porsche 911 (991) Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet

There has been one brand that remains true to their guns as long as I can remember.  This brand has been associated with diecast for generations, some of their earlier offerings are priceless today, and the brand I’m talking about is Schuco.  Earlier this year Schuco created some serious buzz at the 2016 German Toy Fair.  They debuted some beautiful Continue Reading...
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Schuco New August Deliveries

Schuco is back with a bag full of new material.  Many themes are touched, though this month we especially like the 1:64 scale assortment, especially the classic Mercedes-Benz -/8 in Black.  Other new models by scale are found below. Classic / Piccolo: Micro Racer “VW Käfer #53” construction kit VW T1 double cabin pick-up with tarpaulin Mercedes-Benz SSKL Edition 1:43: Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Words and photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov   If you’re familiar with Schuco, then you know that apart from releasing the VW camper van in an alarming number of configurations, they every now and then put out a superb model, without much preview or fanfare. They kind of just pop up at the stores and you scratch your head and Continue Reading...
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Schuco More New July Releases

There is a slew of new material from Schuco this month.  Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably already heard the news: both the 1:18 diecast Porsche 911 Carrera GTS in Coupe and Convertible variants have been released. What is impressive is the price: each with set you back roughly $105CND.  Excellent value for diecast, 1:18, and Continue Reading...
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