: Delivery. Exciting news for collectors of road going Ferraris, first deliveries of the stunning Roma and F8 Tributo.
Delivery: New hand builts of the magnificent looking long-tail Ferrari 512S Scuderia Filipinetti
cars from Le Mans 1970.
: A slightly quieter copy
for you this time around as a switch from airmail to surface for many suppliers starts to bite. Things will return to normal shortly. We have still had a few deliveries though with some limited print 1:43 decals that we have commissioned ourselves to help those looking to rescue older (particularly Starter) kits. Tron has sent through plenty of back orders along with new kits and hand builts for collectors of 1950s and 60s Ferrari race cars and associated transporters. In 1:18 we tried another new range to GPM, iScale, offering 1:18 diecast classic racers in a similar style to CMR. In 1:43 diecast we have another nice colourful selection of saloon race and rally machines from Trofeu and Spark too has multiple new releases, with more out there as part of a split delivery. Read on...
: wk26 delivery update and new 2020 Monte Carlo plus 1970s Wartburg Rallye Team
1:43 diecast to look forward to before then end of the year...
: the resin/metal kits of the 1921 Kensington-Moir JCC 200 miles Aston Martin
are on the way...
: is working on 1:18 models of the 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce
offered in a choice of four colours...
: announces a second (more to come too) 1:24 Ford Mustang GT4 decal set to for the Tamiya
kit. This time it is the Scott Maxwell/Seb Priaulx 2019 British GT Multimatic
: another super delivery but once again, the parcels have become separated en-route so we do not have the full quantities yet of these new BMW, BR, Connaught, Iso, March, McLaren, Parnelli & Porsche
: sample 1:18 diecast Moss 1955 Aintree winning Mercedes W196
. Disappointed - shouldn't there be a race number on the back?...
: It’s been another busy week
with plenty of new arrivals to keep us and you occupied. For plastic kit builders looking for a project, there are new releases in both 1:12 and 1:24 from Tamiya. There are several fascinating new books, especially if you’re a fan of 1950s and 60s sports car racing. For Formula 1 fans there are decade by decade DVD boxed sets of highlights to enjoy for the last half century. Hand built models this week come from RPM and BBR and for the latter you will have to be very quick as we only have one or two examples that weren’t pre-sold. There is a raft of new releases from Spark with plenty of 2019 GT and LMP racers along with classic F1s and more. Matrix has several new resincast road car releases with unusual subjects as usual. In 1:18 there is a new Rolls Royce from Cult Scale Models and there are new releases in both 1:18 and 1:43 by Ixo...
: is making the Team Italy entered 2018 FIA Nations Cup Ferrari 488GT3
that finished in 6th place. Another cracking decoration...
: top of our list of likes from these new releases
has to be the Team Lotus Volvo transporter, what's not to like with that black & gold decoration? Then there's the Dakar Opel Manta & Aston Martin Vantage V12 plus several more...
: it has been a while since first announced but the Brands Hatch 1981 Janspeed Triumph TR7 V8
is now available as a 1:43 hand built model...
: new plastic kit releases are the iconically liveried 1:12 Vaillant Porsche 934 and all new 2017/18 Ford Mustang GT4
: missing your Formula 1 diet? How does 5540 minutes or if you prefer 92+ hours which is nearly 4 days of continuous viewing from 1970 to 2019 in these decade box sets
: is working on a number of 1:24 decal sets to fit the new Tamiya
1:24 Ford Mustang GT4 plastic kit. First up will be the tennis ball yellow 2018 Continental Tires Volt Racing
: has published a future production list of 1:18 & 1:43 models
looking towards the end of the year. Most are new colour options of previously made subjects...
: another 1:43 Formula 1 project this one a design project from 1954, the strangely shaped Alfa Romeo 160
to come as 1:43 resin/metal kit and hand built models...
: is promising a selection of its 1:43 Le Mans winners
for reproduction during Q4 and to include the 2005 Champion Audi R8 which we haven't seen for years...
: we have been warned to expect the hugely anticipated 1:24 MG Metro 6R4 plastic kits
towards the end of June. The choice is between the works Monte Carlo & McRae RAC rallies...
: now here's an interesting mix with Aston Martin V8 Vantage Shooting Brake in two colours, 1956 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta Speciale & two Singer-Porsche 911s
. We think we have the incredible (expensive!) "Montreal" & "Cupertino" as Singer like to name the individual cars...
Cult Scale Models
: has just delivered its 1:18 kerbside resincast model of the 1959 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Estate by Harold Radford
in two-tone green...
: latest title in the Exceptional Cars Series, "Ferrari 857S: The Remarkable History Of 0578M"
is now in stock...
: and here comes the news of the wk22 releases that includes some real crackers - Lauda & Garcia BMWs, Andretti Parnellis, Hunt March and more
Le Mans Miniatures
: has another of its fine 1:18 hand painted figures on the way, this another Ettore Bugatti
to add to the two made very early in the series...
: another case of parcels getting separated in transit means that whilst we have received a part of the promised wk20 new models
, some only in ones or twos. The balance should be here on Monday - sorry for the delay...
: has four new 1:43 diecast road car models underway for August, the E-Type Coupe & Shelby GT350
somewhat more glamorous than the Lada Niva & Renault 16...
: is in the process of working up additional sets of its excellent multi-scale cast detailing accessories
plus developing a 1:43 Ford Cosworth DFV for display or adding to a model as you want...
: Welcome to issue 20/2020
and boy do we have plenty for you this week! The COVID crisis has caused delays as we are all well aware but we are seeing more and more coming through as transport is eventually arriving from China and restrictions are being eased in other countries. In Germany, Minichamps is one maker who has seen a gap in supply and the backlog has eventually forced the flood gates open! Also from Germany, Autocult and associated brands have several new releases of typically unusual subjects. One German-based distributor who has managed to keep going throughout is KK Scale with its own range and the CMR brand with loads here too. For Indycar collectors, we have a second shipment in as many weeks from Replicarz in America. From Italy we have new kits from ABC Brianza and significant restocks from Tameo and more good news for kit builders looking for something to keep them occupied during lockdown, there are new plastic kits from NuNu, decals, detailing parts and transkit from Studio 27 and full kits in various scales by Hiro. Enjoy!...
: finally we have the red (& black) 1:18 diecast Ferrari 288GTO along with 1964 Ferrari 330GT 2+2
: (made by Autocult
) bring you two new one-off/concepts but from different decades. From 1987 is the Porsche 984 Junior & 1969 the Ferrari 410 GTC Speciale
(is that the back end of a Lotus Elite?) both offered as 1:43 models...
: a raft of new releases catching up from the lockdown period brings 12th, 18th & 43rd scale diecast & resincast road, F1, FE, touring & GT, DTM & MotoGP
: three new arrivals are the gorgeous 1940 Aero 50 Dynamik Sodomka, aerodynamic 1934 Morris 15CWT Special GPO & 1961 Ramses Gamila
that looks quite nice until the front appears in view!...
: today announce the 2020 Formula 1 Ferrari SF1000 of Leclerc & Vettel
will be race versions to be confirmed as Austria as/when/if the races go ahead. If not, then the first race that takes place...
: has just released news of a pair of colours for its 1:43 1972 VW 412LE saloon
: 1:32 tractors are not something our loyal clientele would expect to be offered but who can resist the silliness of a 5500bhp twin Allison V12 powered Green Monster
pulling competition machine be wrong?...
: one of the first Abarth named production cars, the Cisitalia 202B Allemano Berlinetta
is on the way as 1:43 resincast models...
: is also making the same four colour choice 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder
subject but in 43rd scale...
: is to make the 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder
in a choice of four colours as 1:18 hand built models...
: latest to arrive in its 1:43 Indy 500 winners is Arie Luyendyk's 1990 Domino's Lola
: 57 new 1:43 resincast model subjects now listed for Q4 production pre-order
covering all the usual great collecting themes and there's some real crackers listed...
: continues the policy or reissuing its 1:20/1:24/1:24 catalogue this time with a couple of MotoGP conversions, etched detailing sets and new Mazda 787B & Toyota 87C decals
: two new resin/metal 1:43 kits now in stock are both variants of the Bugatti T44, one the 1929 Fiacre long body & the other 1930 Thiertart
: has released new 1:24 GT plastic kits in the shapes of the 2018 Macau winning BMW GT3 & 2015 Spa 24hrs Audi R8LMS
: completes the list of the 2020 Formula 1 grid by announcing the Vettel/Leclerc Ferrari SF1000
from the Barcelona test as both 1:43 & 1:18 models...
: Welcome to the week 19 edition
of this bizarre year. Our Ferrari in stock sale was well received last week so we’re going with another marque with a rich history in motor sport and road cars, Porsche. Be quick, sale ends next Wednesday. There’s plenty new this week to enjoy as well, with kit builders being particularly well catered for. Jade Miniatures has sent through a great delivery of new and back ordered kits of classic racers, with a couple of hand builts in there too for good measure. AML Miniatures offer an interesting new vintage Aston Martin along with a few restocks. For fans of modern F1, we welcome new maker New Scratch, who released kits of the 2019 Ferrari and Mercedes cars using 3D printing to make the majority of the components. These parts will need careful handling and fettling and the kits are best suited to the experienced modeller. There are hand built 1:43 releases from Looksmart with a 2018 Ferrari Pista and Marsh Models with several privateer Can-Am McLarens. Trofeu continue releasing the unusual race and rally subjects at a great rate offering some colourful subjects and in larger scales we have classic Indycars in 1:18 from Replicarz and a new 1:24 plastic Porsche from Italeri and some handy detailing parts from Decalcas. Click through now for all of the week’s arrivals...
: one welcome new 1:24 plastic kit release is the Martini Porsche 935/77 'Baby'
. The decal instruction is misleading but what you need is all included for this unique one-race only car...
: has new 1:43 Aston Martin kit projects on the go for the rest of the year with 1921 Brooklands car, 1934 1.5 Litre, 1987 V8 LWB & 1992 Virage 7 Litre
: driven by the success of the 1:43 reissues, we can look forward to 1:18 Ford GT40s
inspired by the 2019 "Le Mans 66/Ford V Ferrari" Hollywood film story...
: first delivery of 1:43 resin/metal 3D printed kits brings 2019 Ferrari SF90 & Mercedes W10
. Tricky looking kits so maybe for the experienced builders?...
: further evidence of the easing of French lockdown regulations is the very welcome delivery of the resin/metal 1:43 kit of the Aston Martin Speed Model Type-C
: NOW ON! we've gone all German for this week's Corona Boredom Buster Sale VI
with discounts on all in stock Porsche related items. Kits, detailing parts, hand builts, diecasts, books... *Ends midnight 13/5...
: delivers the first of its 1:43 production of 2018 Ferrari 488 Pista Spider Hard Tops
in Red & Black...
: deliver two 1:18 resincast 1966 Indy 500 Lola T90s
- Graham Hill's winner & Jackie Stewart's 6th placed 'Rookie of the Year' cars...
: announce its 1:5 2020 Formula 1 driver's crash helmet
selection for pre-order...
: the hybrid Polestar 1
sports coupe, a Volvo brand, is the subject of six 1:43 colour options to come later in the year...
: scheduled for Q3 reissue is this collection of F3000 & Sports racing 1:24 & bike 1:12
: has had Autocult
make the 1969 Ferrari 410GTC Speciale & Porsche 984 Junior
concepts for upcoming new releases as 1:43 resincast models...
: suggest May may be the delivery month for its new 1:24 Totip Lancia Delta S4
plastic kit and detailing set...
: some good news from France. Jean-Paul Schwartz remains busy with research and development of projects but is frustrated in a search for supply of resin for casting just now. The Ardex S80 Le Mans practice 1981
announced before the pandemic hit is ready for casting...
: Delivery. A very welcome and well sized delivery with loads of backordered kits and several new kits and hand built of very unusual 1950s and 60s formula cars
: here are May's additions
to the sale price list and further reductions on previously listed items too...
: We’ll kick off the latest FSW Weekly
with some more rarities. If you’re looking to build a collection of Le Mans winners, we have a selection of older professional hand builts of kits by Starter, Provence Moulage and MCM. A little more recent we also have a small collection of pre-owned Tameo and BBR hand built Formula 1s. On new releases, for F1 fans we have a new book covering all of the cars raced in the 1950s, showing the progression of technology in the first World Championship decade. There are classic Formula 1 releases among Spark’s latest selection, joined with 2019 and classic Le Mans subjects and several releases in its national series. There are two 2019 Ferraris from Looksmart and new grid figures from Le Mans Miniatures. Matrix has interesting race and road cars with the latest releases. Still in 1:43, SMTS offers new white metal kits and hand builts, along with a few restocks and in 1:18 we see hand built 20198 Le Mans Ferrari from BBR. Click through now for all of the latest...
: with business putting social distancing policies in place we see a huge number of releases due to hit the UK next week. Most are 1:18 or 1:12 scales plus a few 1:43
for good measure too...
: there's a splendid delivery of new 43rds due to arrive during week 21. Highlights are Wynns Ford GT & Mercedes GT3, F2 Lees Ralt, three MotoGP, SMP BR and lots more
including a couple of reissues too...
Le Mans Miniatures
: a set of four 1:43 painted Hawaiian Tropic grid girls
is now released...
: 1st & 2nd place Singapore Grand Prix 2019 Ferrari SF90s
of Sebastian Vettel & Charles Leclerc have arrived...
: NOW ON!
Discounts on all in stock Ferrari related items. Kits, detailing parts, hand builts, die-casts, books... *Ends midnight 6/5
Corona Boredom Buster IV - ENDS MIDNIGHT 29/4!
: Last chance to grab some large scale bargains. 1:12
. That's kits, accessories, decals, diecast & resincast models.
: Delivery. Backorder stock and brand new kit and hand built of the unique Bertelli-bodied Aston Martin built for W S Headlam
: Just a month after the real machine is launched, Tamiya announce 1:12 plastic kit and detailing parts for the 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R
"Fireblade". The machine that is the basis of their latest WSBK racer!
: Due very soon, kit and handbuilt of the magnificent 1930 Aston Martin International 'Headlam' Coupe
: A collection of pre-owned but well looked after with original packaging, hand built Tameo and BBR F1 cars
: A collection of Le Mans winners.
Older professionally built models on mostly Starter base kits, with some MCM, Provence Moulage and others.
: May releases in this excellent value 1:18 diecast range, Ferrari 288 GTOs and new colour for the 330GT 2+2
: There is plenty to enjoy in this latest edition
and we’ll start with kits to keep you occupied during lockdown. There is a new plastic release in 1:24 from Revell and we have high detail multi-media kits in 1:20 and 1:12 from Hiro. Also check out our latest flash sale on items in 1:24, 1:20, 1:18 and 1:12. There are more kits in 1:43 with new releases from ABC Brianza and Tameo’s new Montegrosso brand, along with restocks of kits and accessories in its regular range. For diecast collectors there are new releases in 1:18 and 1:43 from Norev and in 1:43 resincast we have plenty from Spark, Truescale, Autocult and Bizarre. Have fun...
: May releases announced
. A great mix of colourful Alpine, BMW, Ford and Vauxhall machinery from Spa 24 Hours, London-Mexico Marathon, RAC, Acropolis and rally Portugal.
: Due Week 19. Another very healthy selection of new releases on the way
, with 2019 LM, classic F1 and additions to Belgian, Asian and American national series along with some welcome re-productions of LM winners and other classic racers.
: Delivery. Kits for backorders and new release of Nuvolari's 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Alfa.'
: John Simons has just put the finishing touches to a batch of fabulous looking hand built privateer McLaren M6Bs and M8Fs
which will be with us next week.
: Four new releases due for May, two previously announced and delayed, the other all new. Bugatti and RR saloons, Porsche prototype and a Lotus Esprit roadster!
: Delivery. An interesting mix of 1:18 & 1:24 diecasts including 2009 Le Mans winner, Interscope 935, Morgan +8, Citroen concept and more
: No sooner have the 2018 Le Mans BMWs arrived, than we receive the exciting news that the 2019 Le Mans M8 GTEs
are in development to, release scheduled for Q3.
Corona Boredom Buster IV
: having had a week off interrupted by the Easter holidays, your favourite flash sale is back and this time we offer you our stock sorted by scale 1:12
. That's kits, accessories, decals, diecast & resincast models. *Ends midnight 29/4...
: WRC 2020 announcements
. Toyotas, Fords and Fiat from Monte Carlo and other early season events. Order now for Q4 delivery.
: Delivery. 1928 Valier-Lippisch V2
Speed Record Concept, a drawing board project finally comes to life!
: Delivery. Another unique piece of German motoring history from the specialists in the unusual, the 1933 DKW Aero
: Delivery of 1:24 Corvette Indy Pace car
plastic kit. A relatively simple project to ease you back into kit building during lockdown!
: Delivery. Loads of backorders, restocks of World Champion kits and accessories and one new accessory release
First delivery of this new range from the Tameo family. Two race versions of the Tyrrell 009 and a high detail release of the 1970 Sebring winning Ferrari 512S
: Delivery. The remaining parcels from last week's partial shipment have now arrived! Plenty to enjoy with 2019 LM & F1, re-issued LM winners, Bianchi Marussia and more
: New and re-issued 1:12 high detail kits with Porsche 'Moby Dick', Williams FW11B and Lotus 79
: 1:24 plastic kit re-issue of 1991 Le Mans winning Mazda 787B
: Good news for IMSA fans, limited edition 1:24 plastic kit of AAR Toyota 88C, Daytona 1989
: Delivery on way from Tameo including first releases in this new range. The first two kits were delayed due to COVID, but the good news is that all three releases, Tyrrell 009s and Ferrari 512S
, are in the parcel which is expected here early next week.
: More new models due soon from this prolific maker of 1:18 diecast. Latest Phil Hill 1958 Ferrari and Bonnier 250F
: Collaboration with Tamiya to reissue an updated version of the latter's excellent 1:12 Matra MS11
plastic kit now has an official part number and scheduled for July release.
: Production updates
on several projects and new announcements in 1:18.
: 1:18 Lamborghini 291 of Eric van de Poele
production scheduled for Q3/2020.
FSW Weekly: In this latest edition
the arrivals are mostly diecast and resincast, but there has been a shipment form Renaissance filling plenty of back orders and also restocking us with accessories and kits of early F1 champions and Le Mans winners. On to these fully finished models and there have been double deliveries from Looksmart, Spark and Truescale, between them offering a great range of modern and classic F1, modern GTs and prototypes, classic road cars and historic Le Mans entries. There are also classic saloon and rally racers from Trofeu. If 1:18 supercars are more your thing, Top Speed has you covered here. Scroll on through for all the news...
: Another interesting selection of new announcements, this time all in 1:18 and scheduled for Q3 production
. Many bases covered with these choices!
: Pre-order book is now open for 1:12 Porsche GT3RS road cars and 2019 Le Mans RSRs
. These will make spectacular centrepieces!
: Great news for Le Mans collectors! First delivery of BMW M8 GTEs
from the 2018 race has arrived (balance in next day or two).
: Delivery of 2019 Belgian and Italian GP winning Ferrari
of Charles Leclerc.
: Announcement of their first 2020 F1 subjects in 1:43, with 20 models to choose from of press launch and test cars
: Living up to their name! Due in Week 18, the 1928 Valier-Lippisch V2
speed record concept, which sadly never made it off the drawing board. Until now!
: Can't wait until Q3 for your next fix? Another delivery on the way due Week 18
with rally and sports racing subjects including the eagerly awaited Jim Clark Lotus Elite.
: Future production. A very healthy list of thirty new items scheduled for the third quarter of this year with a great selection of subjects ranging from 1923 to 2019.
: Coming soon from the Indycar specialist, Arie Luyendyk's 1990 Indy 500 winner.
: Another colourful selection of rally and saloon car racers arrived. Fiat, Ford, BMW and Vauxhall all represented
Hand Built Sale
: Last chance to grab a hand built bargain or two, sale ends midnight tonight
May Saturday opening
Due to the ongoing COVID situation, our May showroom opening is CANCELLED. Please keep safe, observe social distancing guidelines and fingers crossed for June!
: New resincast and diecast releases of press and test BMW M8 GTEs and Range Rover Evoque Convertibles
: Resincast delivery with four variants of the beautiful Ferrari 312 B2 and the first of the 2019 LM 488s
, the striking Kessel Racing machines.
: Nice big delivery waiting for us when we returned from Easter holidays.
Plenty of 2019 F1, GT and WTC subjects, plus classic F1s and LM and even some 1:64s.