I'm not sure if I'd want a gold plated Corgi car, but the idea of offering a limited edition 24 carat gold (plated) mini did catch my attention:The Austin Mini is 50 years old this year, so Corgi are celebrating with the release of this model.Full details here … [Read more...] about Want A Really Shiny Car?
While I'd love to be able to afford the real thing, the Aston Martin DBS that featured in Quantum Of Solace is now available as a gorgeous 1:43 scale diecast model.More information and purchase options here … [Read more...] about Quantum Of Solace Aston Martin
I'm a big fan of Luc Besson and absolutely love the Taxi series of films.French company Attakus have produced a limited edition version of the famous supercharged taxi from the film. At about 50 euro a pop these are definitely aimed at collectors and are NOT toys:More info on their site. Related articles by ZemantaBanlieue 13 - Ultimatum … [Read more...] about Taxi 2
The Warner Brothers Studio lot has a special area dedicated to showing off some of the vehicles that have featured in their films. Universal Studios has one as well, but you can't get close to anything, but that's another story...While I was there in 2007 they had the Ford Anglia from Harry Potter on display. Unfortunately the photo I took didn't come out as well as I would … [Read more...] about Ford Anglia From Harry Potter
Image via WikipediaGone in 60 Seconds may not be the best film that Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie have done, but it's an adrenalin charged bit of escapist fun.Cage's character fixates throughout the film about a particular car - "Eleanor", so I thought this scale diecast model was pretty cool:Unfortunately it doesn't come with Angelina Jolie attached, which is a pity! … [Read more...] about Eleanor From Gone In 60 Seconds