Model Cars Posts

Always wanted to know more about these mysterious Hong Kong plastic models

Always wanted to know more about these mysterious Hong Kong plastic models
Written by
Musings by Joschik

I owned two of these roughly HO-Scale trucks as a child (they transported my Airfix figures) and always wanted more about them  – They only said “E” and “Made in Hong Kong” under them.  I had not thought much about them until recently our Squad Coordinator Isaac came for a visit and as a first […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Coupe

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Coupe

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This week, it’s the Mythos Coupe. A couple of weeks ago, we met the Ferrari Mythos – the Pininfarina-designed, Testarossa-based Barchetta show car. At the time, you’ll remember, we blogged […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Four Famous Ferrari Firsts! 

Forgotten Ferraris: Four Famous Ferrari Firsts! 

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This is the final installment, for now, a look at some more recent Ferraris that made it into model form in a hurry. Each of them was a “first” […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Panamerican 20,000

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Panamerican 20,000

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This week, it’s the special edition 599 GTB Fiorano Panamerican 20,000 Popular opinion often has it that supercars are fragile beasts, unsuited to daily or rough driving. However, this […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 599XX

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 599XX

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This week, it’s the 599XX. We call series this blog “Forgotten Ferraris,” but that’s perhaps not quite the right phrase for this week’s entry – it’s less a case […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Nine Obscure Ferrari Diecast Concepts and Cars

Forgotten Ferraris: Nine Obscure Ferrari Diecast Concepts and Cars

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This week, we look at nine of the Best Obscure Ferrari Diecast Concepts and Cars Looksmart has covered an awful lot of unusual Ferraris, and they come from all […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California With Hard Top

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California With Hard Top

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! Check out the Ferrari 250GT Spyder California With Hardtop. The Ferrari 250GT Spyder California hardly qualifies as a “Forgotten Ferrari” on its own. As one of the most desirable […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Concept

Forgotten Ferraris: Ferrari Mythos Concept

Welcome back to our series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! This is the Ferrari Mythos Concept. Pininfarina’s Ferrari Mythos concept car was one Ferrari that’s very much of its era. One of the first Pininfarina creations to debut outside […]

Forgotten Ferraris: Felber Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Beach Car

Forgotten Ferraris: Felber Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Beach Car

Welcome to the first entry in our new series looking at some of the Ferraris you might not have heard of – and the models made of them by Looksmart! Meet the Felber Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Beach Car . Ferrari’s 365 GTC/4 is little-known enough a Ferrari as is. Produced for just 18 months between […]

Meet Mac Ragan, Diecast Collector, Historian (and Industry Icon)

Meet Mac Ragan, Diecast Collector, Historian (and Industry Icon)

Over the past couple of months, hobbyDB has been featuring the stories of some of the folks who bring you the diecast cars you know and love. Mac Ragan is well-known for his work in the diecast vehicle industry over the last couple of decades (he was inducted in the Model Car Hall of Fame, […]

Load More...