In the runup to London 2012 expect to see more and more merchandise coming onto the market. Corgi have a collection of 30 figures that they're making available at the rate of 2 per month They're priced at around 20 pounds sterling each, which is either very little or a lot! Here's some more of the official blurb: This collection of die-cast figurines is based on the … [Read more...] about Corgi London 2012 Die-Cast Figures
Corgi, which is part of the group that also owns Hornby, is currently auctioning off several limited edition die-cast models on eBayThe one that caught my attention is this one:More information here … [Read more...] about Corgi Auctioning Limited Edition Models
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?
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