Month: February 2018

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Carbon fiber is a popular addition to the horology space, and exemplary of that is the new Chronofighter Superlight Carbon by Graham. Dropped at Baselworld 2018, this new offering from Graham offers a new take on their stalwart Chronofighter line. Yes, there’s no direct automotive tie-in with the Chronofighter. There’s no racing team livery or…

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Earlier this week, Ford USA ran PR on its ’68 Mustang Lego Speed Champions kit for 2018. Now, Ford UK has followed that up with a similar announcement about its world champion M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC rally car. We knew this car was coming, but these are the official details… and paired with some great-looking…

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British supercar marque Aston Martin has pulled the wraps off of its latest boutique. Rather than a swank dealership in a hip part of a bustling city, this one is geared toward brand merchandise and located online. The focus is the brand’s clothing and lifestyle collection, now making it available to customers the world round.…

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We stumbled across a brand on Facebook that appears to make some pretty cool vintage Euro racing themed watches. The logo is familiar to us, with dog leg shift pattern that we’re also fond of. More importantly, they seem to have a great aesthetic and this watch dubbed “DTM” is exemplary of that. There’s an…

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If 2018 auto show debuts are any judge, Ford definitely has vintage fastback Mustangs on the brain. The Blue oval raised eyebrows by revealing the long lost Bullitt Mustang alongside its modern equivalent in Detroit, while last week’s Chicago Auto Show saw them drop a brick by showing off their latest Lego licensing deal. We…

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Premium watchmaker Breitling is not new to gear heads. Though more commonly seen paired to nautical or diving activities, car enthusiasts know Breitling better for its pairing with Bentley MotorCars. Now, sticking with that Anglo angle, the watchmaker has announced a collaboration with the iconic motorcycle brand Norton. No specific watch models have been announced…

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Japanese model and R/C manufacturer Tamiya is a prominent player in the modeling industry, and in as much the annual Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany is an important  part of their annual product rollout. This year is no exception, with a raft of new products including several of our favorite automobiles in R/C form. First…

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Over the last couple years, the amount of companies offering very impressively detailed scale model cars continues to explode. The net effect is a payoff both in breadth of offerings and also breadth of scales. Well entrenched square in the middle of this growth is GT Spirit, and they’ve revealed some great-looking new 1:12 scale…

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Over the years, OttOmobile has established itself as a key supplier of cool attainable European automobiles from the 80s and 90s in 1:18 scale. More recently, they’ve expanded into other vehicles, sometimes racecars, sometimes more exotic. Now, they’re hinting at dipping their toes into 1:18 scale semi tractor trailer trucks. What you see here are…

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We’re always ones to plug a cool car that happens to make it onto the Lego Ideas website. You see, Lego Ideas is where block builders can pitch their idea. Get enough like and they could get Lego’s attention. Get Lego’s attention and a kit can be built. All that in mind, we’re here to…

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When we first featured the 1:18 scale custom modeler La Modz 1-18, it was a very specific build of a tailored car built close to factory spec for a client who wanted his own car matched in scale. But, what happens when someone who clearly has as much modeling scale as La Modz, what happens…