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Below are a list of all our latest news items over the last 30 days.

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12
Apr
11
Apr
FSW Weekly: Combining the news from the Easter holiday foreshortened week with this one gives lots to be looking at. Deliveries from Ixo, Mini GT, Schuco Pro.R, Masterpiece, Looksmart, Spark (two deliveries!), Tecnomodel & TrueScale covered most of the scales from 1:64 to 1:12 with subjects for most of the popular collecting themes and eras. There has been plenty of news to catch up with too fed daily to our home page as well as Twitter and Facebook pages too...
KK Scale: the affordable 18th scale diecast brand are irrepressible just now, this week adding 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad & Nomad Custom as well as 1967-1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 to its future production list...
Spark/Tiny: is making another of its great 1:64 boxed sets this one of the 2018 Porsche 911RSR Petit Le Mans #911 & #912...
Spark: has listed the 2024 Formula 1 grid (bar Ferrari) in both 1:18 & 1:64. Preorder your Alpine A524, Aston Martin AMR24, Haas VF24, McLaren MCL38, Mercedes W15, RB VCARB 01, Red Bull RB20, Sauber C44 & Williams FW46 now...
10
Apr
09
Apr
FC Models: some great news from Italy that the Gilles Villeneuve Chevrolet Chevelle 2nd Sanair 1976 & March 74B (long wheelbase) Trois Rivieres 1974 1:43 resin/metal kits are ready for shipping. have you pre-ordered yet?...
Evrat: here are the 2024 1:43 hand built projects currently underway - Bugatti T46, Citroen 11BL Tonneline, Delahaye 135M Cabriolet, Duesenberg J LeBaron Phaeton in its original and current colours...
Scale Racing Cars: also from the SMTS catalogue clean out, a small stock of the surprisingly cheap 1:43 hand built models along with listings of our regular metal kit stock...
SMTS: we have just received restocks of the absolute bargain priced 1:43 metal kits and hand builts being sold off by the factory as it rationalises its catalogue. Here is all our current stock of both normal stock and those steals...
Spark: changes to the previously announced 2024 Grands Prix chosen to model the early season Norris/Piastri McLaren MCL38 & Hulkenberg/Magnussen Haas VF24. Both teams will now be modelled on the Australian race...
08
Apr
TrueScale: two new ones have arrived in the shapes of the BMW M Hybrid V8 GTP 2nd Sebring 12hrs 2023 #25 BMW M Team RLL & BMW M4 GT3 DTM 2023 #11 Wittmann both 43rd scale resincast models...
Mini GT: just released are the 1:64 diecast 1976 Swedish Grand Prix 1st & 2nd placed Tyrrell P34s of Scheckter & Depailler & McLaren F1 in fetching metallic blue...
06
Apr
Spark: big delivery of 1:12, 1:18 & 1:43 models offering a great variety of 2023 Formula 1 & Le Mans plus classic IMSA, WRC, Le Mans, Spa 24hrs & Nurburgring 24hrs subjects...
Schuco ProR: has released its 1:43 models of the BAC Mono R, Vision Mercedes Maybach 6 Coupe Red & Vision Mercedes Maybach 6 Hardtop Coupe Blue which is also now available in 18th scale too...
05
Apr
Italeri coming soon is its 1:12 plastic kit of the classic 1965 Fiat 500F...
Evrat: after a lengthy gestation period, we are very pleased to report that the Citroen DS19 Coupe Grand Palais 1 & 2 1:43 models are on the way...
Cigale 43: first deliveries are expected this month of the much looked forward to 1:43 metal kit (in collusion with Tameo) of the 1978 Fittipaldi F5A 2nd Brazil plus Lola T88 Indy 500 1988 #98 Andretti & March 792 F2 1979/1980 Walter Wolf Racing Japan & Surer/Gabbiani works decal sets...
04
Apr
KK Scale: has added 1974 Series 2 BMW L2002 Tii & 1502 as well as the E38 BMW 740i to its forthcoming 1:18 diecast model list...
Cult Scale Models: is looking to ship the all new 18th scale 1970s Jensen Interceptor III in June with 1993 Jaguar XJR-S & 1994 Saab 900SE Turbo models later in the year...
Trofeu: is offering two more of its very nice 1:43 classic rally cars with the Ford Escort RS1600 1000 Lakes 1975 #22 Kynsilehto/Holmes & Audi Quattro 41st Monte Carlo 1982 #46 Cochin/Morin...
Masterpiece: three new 1:43 resincast prototype/concept model releases are the two-tone 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa Coupe, totally whacky 1958 Ford X2000 & tiny 1965 Ferrari 206P Dino Berlinetta Speciale...
03
Apr
Spark: is now listing 2024 Sweden & Safari rally Ford Puma Rally1, Toyota Yaris Rally1 & Rally2 including champion Kalle Rovanpera's season debut winner...
Spark: is launching a new series of 43rd scale models celebrating the winners of the Spa 24hrs. The first group of Audi, BMW, Corvette, Maserati, Mercedes & Porsche are all scheduled to release during June to coincide with this year's race...
Spark: sadly, it has just announced the cancellation of many 1:43 2022 & 2023 IMSA DPi, LMP2 & GTD models. No reason has been given, sorry...
02
Apr
Sale Dept.: here is the April listing of kits, hand builts, resin & diecasts, books, decals & other accessories either newly listed of relisted at a greater reduction...
28
Mar
FSW Weekly: This week and next are shortened by the Easter public holidays so it was all hands on deck packing into the night to get the Looksmart 2023 Le Mans winning Ferrari models on the way to their preordered homes. We also had resincast deliveries from both Spark and TrueScale. It was very nice to see two new 1:43 metal Formula one kits, both from the Tameo house along with re-stocks of the highly detailed World Championship kits range too. At the same time, there has been plenty of new model news and shipment updates so worth taking a moment keeping tabs on what's going on...
Tameo: another superb metal kit from the 1:43 Formula 1 masters, Gerhard Berger's Benetton B186 Mexico 1986 winner (also makes the Teo Fabi version) has arrived in stock...
SilverLine: continuing its 43rd scale story of the 1969 Formula 1 Ferrari 312, we now have stock of the lovely metal kit of the Pedro Rodriguez NART entered car which he placed 5th in the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen...
Looksmart: the 2023 Le Mans winning Ferrari 499P has arrived in stock and late into last night work continued to make sure all pre-orders will be on the way with today's Royal Mail collection...
27
Mar
Pantheon: a new name to GPM in the 18th scale road car market offering the 1974 Panther De Ville V12 in become available in two colour options...
Looksmart: has added a chrome gold colour option to its choice of black, blue & yellow for the future production 1:43 2022 Bugatti W16 Mistral models...
TrueScale: this unusually decorated Porsche 911 GT3R from the 2023 Daytona 24hrs is this brands new 1:43 resincast model of the day...
26
Mar
Model Car Garage: 18th scale diecast models of the 1983 Formula 1 Piquet/Patrese Brabham BT52s should be along during May...
SMTS: is in the finishing stages of modifying and updating the Western Models master of the 1:43 Henry Seagrave Sunbeam 1000hp to make the 1927 Daytona Beach 203.79mph, the first time a car exceeded 200mph. Metal kits & hand built models will be available...
25
Mar
Looksmart: is quick off the mark in announcing the Australia Grand Prix Ferrari one-two with models in both 43rd & 18th scale to come later in the year...
Tecnomodel: the Maserati 450S, what's not to like? Five 1:43 resincast models ready to pre-order as the Sebring 12hrs winner, Le Mans, Mille Miglia, Nurburgring 1000kms or Press version with headrest fairing...
22
Mar
GCAM: has added the Le Mans 1923 Berliet VH 12hp #12/13, 1923 Georges Irat 4A/3 #21/22 and 1953 Talbot T26GS #7 to its 1:43 future production kits & hand built models...
Top Speed: 18th scale TSM brand will also release both the Cadillac V-Series.R 4th Daytona 24hrs 2023 #02 Chip Ganassi Racing & Aston Martin Valkyrie in orange early in April...
TrueScale: early next month we should see first delivery of the 1:43 resincast models of the BMW M Hybrid V8 GTP 2nd Sebring 12hrs 2023 #25 BMW M Team RLL & BMW M4 GT3 DTM 2023 #11 Wittmann...
Mini GT: we expect to see its 1:64 diecast Formula 1 Tyrrell P34 Sweden 1976 & road McLaren F1 in blue during week 14...
21
Mar
FSW Weekly: Unusually, the majority of this week's deliveries all come from past big names, only TrueScale offering anything from the newer brands. Marsh Models, SMTS, Scale Racing Cars, BBR & Denizen are all in the news with deliveries of new items, restocks or, in the case of SMTS & Scale Racing Cars, offering bargain priced kits & hand builts as part of a back catalogue rationalisation programme. Also included in this edition are the last of the recent kit rarities now that we have photographed them all...
Scale Racing Cars: also pruned from SMTS production are these 1:43 hand built Formula 1 models and bargain priced to sell - 1957 Maserati 25F, 1961 Ferrari 156, 1964 Ferrari 156 & 156 Aero, 1966 Lotus 43 & 1967 BRM H16...
SMTS: as well as rationalising its kit catalogue, on offer here are a selection of hand built models with the bargain price of £90 each while the Lotus Esprits are just £63 each!...
Marsh Models: in stock is another top quality resin/metal 43rd scale kit offers seven build options of the 1965 Shelby American Ford GT40 raced at the Daytona 2000kms, Sebring 12hrs, Nurburgring 1000kms & Monza 1000kms...
20
Mar
KK Scale: has the 1982 Lamborghini Jalpa 3500 in its future production programme expected during the next quarter. This 1:18 diecast model is available to order in red, metallic white, yellow & black...
Model Car Group: adds two versions of the Ford Escort RS Turbo entered by Ford Nederland in the Haspegouw & Hunsruck rallies in 1985...
Almost Real: is making the 75th Limited Edition Land Rover Defender in both 90 and 110 versions as 18th scale diecast models...
19
Mar
Spark/Tiny: limited edition 1:64 box set of the CocaCola sponsored Porsche GT Team 911 RSR-19s 2019 Petit Le Mans...
Mini GT: is offering a 1:64 box set of the three Le Mans 2023 Porsche Penske Motorsport 963s...
Cult Scale Models: 1985 Aston Martin Lagonda & 1983 Peugeot 504 Cabriolet 18th scale models are expected to appear during week 14...
Spark: is listing the 2024 grid of Super Formula indicating Q3/Q4 delivery...
Tameo: another cracking 1980s Formula 1 metal kit announcement to follow the forthcoming Benetton is the Nigel Mansell/Elio De Angelis Lotus 95T Dutch Grand Prix 1984 where they finished 3rd & 4th respectively. Preorders welcome...
18
Mar
Looksmart: the 1:18 Le Mans winning Ferrari 499P is on the way and expected to dock in the UK during July. Coming too is the sister #50 499P, Ferrari 488GTE #21 AF Corse, #83 Richard Mille & Leclerc Monaco Ferrari SF-23...
Denizen: after a few months of uncertainty as to the future of the brand following Chub Pearsons's passing, we are very happy to report that today we have received restocks and confirm the casting quality has remained as good as always was...
Tecnomodel: last week we made an error of the Ferrari 225S Spider Vignale announcement list the models as 18th scale. They are not. The 3rd Monaco & Portugal 1952, 6th Supercortemaggiore and press 1953 models will be 1:43...
Scale Racing Cars: in similar fashion to last week's announcement, SMTS are rationalising the SRC 1:43 metal Formula 1 kit catalogue offering this group of kits for £36 each while stock lasts...
Rarities - Pit: last week's list of resin/metal kits is now updated with multiple image of each kit...
15
Mar
14
Mar
FSW Weekly: In this week's edition we have new 1:43 model releases from Spark, Trofeu and DSN43. In 18th scale look to both Cult Scale Models and Tecnomodel while for new hand built and resin/metal kits we have an increasingly rare delivery from ABC Brianza. We have also finally finished cataloguing the rare out of production Porsche (and others) kit collection but have run out of time for this edition too get them all photographed. As always, there are plenty of news stories to keep up with via our home page, Twitter and Facebook...
Spark: BMW racing fans rejoice! There are 10 new subjects in the limited edition regional news along with Callaway Corvette, Corvette C1, Corvette DP, Ford Sierra Cosworth, Peugeot 505, Gulf 917, Porsche 944 Turbo Cup, Rohr Porsche GT1 & Toyota Supra GT4...
13
Mar
Rarities - Pit: and lastly, a box full of 1:43 resin/metal Pit kits which , for the moment, have no images - sorry. All are Porsches with 356, 914/6, 911, 907, 908, 908/02 & Flounder, RSR, GT2, GT3, GT3R, Boxster...
Rarities Box 2: another 35 1:43 long out of production kits with representatives from FDS, HiFi, Grand Prix Models, Top 43, Model International, BAM-AMR, Tin Wizard & John Day...
Rarities Box 1: forty out of production mostly, but not exclusively, 1:43 Porsche kits by F-Project, SAMS, Racing 43, Tenariv, MG Model, Future, MA Scale, C Scale, Tacot/Europa, SC Models, Automany, Group 2, Danhausen/Minichamps & many others...
Trofeu: just the one new 1:43 diecast model from this brand today, the 1983 RAC rally Shell Oils Vauxhall Chevette HSR #42 Marshall/Wilson...
12
Mar
SMTS: is having a back catalogue 1:43 kit clear out at absolute bargain prices of £27-£36 per kit! This limited stock is at the factory and once sold out, this will be the last of each so be quick and good luck...
Spark: the 2024 Formula 1 grid of Red Bull RB20, Mercedes W15, McLaren MCL38, Aston Martin AMR24, Alpine A524, Williams FW46, RB VCARB 01, Sauber C44 & Haas VF24 (all bar Ferrari) are now listed for your preorders...
Looksmart: announced for pre-order 1:43 & 1:18 2024 Formula 1 Ferrari SF-24 of Carlos Sainz Jnr (Bahrain), Charles Leclerc (Saudi Arabia) and the amazing Ollie Bearman, last minute stand in for Sainz in Jeddah...
11
Mar
ABC Brianza: it has been ages since we saw anything new so we are pleased to receive stock of its 1:43 resin/metal kit & hand built of the 1933 Delage D8S Grummer limited edition. The kit comes with the same display case as the hand built...
Cult Scale Models: new 18th scale kerbside resincast releases are the Jaguar XK120 OTS, Austin Maxi 1750, Mercedes V123 Long Wheel Base & Mini 1275GT. Each are available in a colour choice...
08
Mar
Tecnomodel: is looking to issue its new 18th scale Ferrari 250GT SWB Spider California road and Le Mans 1960 #20 NART models in the early second half of the year...
KK Scale: classic coupes are listed for April 1:18 diecast production with the pretty 1969 Mercedes 280C/8 (W114) & aggressive 1971 Ford Taunus GXL. Both coming in a choice of two period colours, the Fords with vinyl roofs too...
Avenue 43: has announced the 1958 Plymouth Cabana concept for delivery this month along with the two delayed Porsche 928 Cabriolet 1:43 models...
Autocult: being readied for the end of the month are 1:43 models of the 1984 Lancia SE038-001 Delta S4 Prototype & 1950 Monteverdi Special, 17 year old Peter Monteverdi's home built special...
TrueScale/Top Speed: it's official! The hugely popular Le Mans 2023 Hendrick Motorsport Chevrolet Camaro raced to 39th by Button, Johnson & Rockenfeller is confirmed with delivery expected for this year's race in June. Clean & dirty versions in both 1:43 & 1:18 to choose from...
07
Mar
FSW Weekly: It has been another cracking week for new models making for a great edition. There are 12th scale models from Schuco Pro.R, 1:18 by the Model Car Group and KK Scale. There is plenty to look through in 43rd scale with new built releases from GP Replicas, Ixo, Spark, Esval, Schuco Pro.R, MEA Kit 4 & Arena who also offer resin/metal kits alongside Marsh Models too. We also have the March Sale Dept. update to grab a bargain from...
GP Replicas: has issued its 1:43 resincast models of the 1980 Ferrari 126C tested by both Gilles Villeneuve & Jody Scheckter...
Spark: is readying for May release a 1:5 helmet of Fernando Alonso with his Japanese Grand Prix special decoration...
06
Mar
Beemax: following on the from great success of its first 1:12 plastic kit, the Lotus 99T, here is the news that we are to get excited over Ayrton Senna's & Alain Prost's 1988 Monaco Grand Prix winning McLaren MP4/4. At the very earliest, Christmas 2024 but we know how these things can slip...
Esval: has now made available its 1:43 resincast models of the late 1940s Delahaye 135M in Vedette Cabriolet Chapron, 3-Window & 5-Window Coupe forms...
05
Mar
Arena: the first of its biannual new releases have arrived offering 80 (yes, really!) 1:43 resin/metal kit & hand built models of Carrera Panamericana Cadillac & Chrysler, IMSA Corvette, Ferrari & Porsche, Le Mans Ferrari, Giro d'Italia Lancia & Ferrari plus the odd hillclimb & WSC subject for good measure...
Model Car Group: now has available its diecast 18th scale models of the classic Mk1 Ford Escort in Mexico & RS2000 trim...
Looksmart: the 1:43 2023 Le Mans winning Ferrari 499P #51 & sister #50 plus Ferrari SF-23 6th Monaco 2023 #16 Leclerc models are ready to make the journey to the UK & expected to arrive around week 12. Don't miss out...
04
Mar
Marsh Models: new 1:43 top quality resin/metal kit from John Simons is the multi version Porsche 908/02 Hockenheim 1969/Daytona 24hrs/Brands Hatch 1000kms 1970 #41/53/55/57 to have some fun with...
MEA Kit 43: two more rustic single seater creations from the hands of Bruno Mea are the Brabham BT28 1st F3 Monaco 1970 #4 Trimmer & Brabham BT28 4th F3 Monaco 1970 #67 Birrell...
01
Mar
Sale Dept.: the March selection of kits, resin & diecast, hand built, accessories and books is here with many new listings to add to several with further reductions...
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