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Sun Star New Mercedes-Benz, Ford & Cadillac

Couple of cool pieces are up for grabs from the Sun Star brand.  The first is the 1:18  1958 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Coupé.  The front-side profile beautifully shows off the classic lines of the 220, the Red/Black colour combination definitely helps too.   The 1:18 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner is looking sharp.  The Dresden Blue/Colonial White exterior is eye candy Continue Reading...
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Sun Star New 1:18 and 1:12 Deliveries

Sun Star is back with some new skins for some of their popular replicas.  The feature models finds the 1:18 1982 Chevrolet Camaro in Silver Union and Charcoal exterior.  Model feature diecast metal and opening parts.  Other new models by scale include: 1:18: 1951 Henry J Gasser – White – “FirstFull” 1951 Henry J Gasser – Orange “Missing Link” 1:12: Continue Reading...
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Sun Star Mercedes-Benz, New & Old

From Sun Star’s European Collection comes line of full-sized haulers.  The feature is the classic 1966 Mercedes-Benz 600 Landaulet.  Each model presented in developed in diecast and features opening parts.  Each model is available now, contact Sun Star or your favorite on-line retailer for availability.  Other exciting releases include: Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman – Black Mercedes-Benz 600 Landaulet 1966 – White Continue Reading...
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First Look: Sun Star Mercedes-Benz Pullman Series

The team at Sun Star is showing off their new 1:18 Mercedes-Benz Pullman Series.  Photos show the modern and classic car crafted to scale in diecast form.  A perfect alternative to the rare and expensive AUTOart series of cars.  No release date has been announced as of yet, but we believe Q4 2016 arrival. Product# TBD...
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Sun Star New 1:18 and 1:24 Releases

Sun Star is back with a slew of new material, okay more new colours than anything new!  The feature is the only 1:24 scale is make the cut, it’s the 1925 Ford Model-T Roadster Pickup.  A pretty impressive piece based on price point for sure.  Other new 1:18 models include: 1931 Ford Model A Coupe – Rubelite Red 1931 Ford Continue Reading...
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Sun Star New Standard and Platinum June Additions

There are a slew of new models coming to shelves near you from the Sun Star brand.  We cannot confirm if all are in fact new moulds, as example, we featured the Platinum Series 1959 Oldsmobile “98” Closed Convertible back in 2015.  The colour found here today is  White on Ebony Black.  The remainder are all from their Standard Series, Continue Reading...
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Sun Star New 1:18 Releases for June

Sun Star is back with a slew of new models.  They may not be the best of the best and their execution is some what suspect at times, but their price point is attractive and their subject matter is diverse to say the least.  Our favorite from the bunch are the two Lancia Delta Integrale’s, #11 D.Cerrato/G.Vasino-Rallye Monte-Carlo 1989 and Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Sun Star 1939 Horch 855 Special Roadster

Words and photos courtesy of JS Coleman   While German politics of the 1930s were questionable, German cars of that same decade certainly weren’t. From super sleek, supercharged roadsters to magnificent, mighty limousines, it was an era of Deutsch automotive glory so closely linked with the Nazi empire that it’s no surprise that Hitler had a 770K Grosser and Hermann Continue Reading...
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Sun Star New March/April 2016 1:18 Releases Street & Rally

We’re  catching up with Sun Star’s 1:18 Rally and Street series.  The feature from their Classic Rally Series is the Lancia Stratos HF #5 car, driven by F.Bacchelli and A.Bernacchini in  the 1978 Rally Monte-Carlo.  Just love the livery here!   The car is alos joined by the Lancia Stratos HF #5  car, driven by B.Darniche and A.Mahe, 2nd place 1976 Continue Reading...
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