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Diecast cars: Autoart ’54 Vette

Diecast car: Autoart builds iconic ’54 Vette

Reviewed by Mark Savage

Diecast car reviews, Autoart ’54 Vette
Photos Courtesy Autoart

Mechanically cars weren’t fancy in 1954. But some were drop-dead gorgeous, like the then new Corvette. This was Chevrolet’s early foray into the burgeoning sports car market. GIs returning from Europe after WW II had fallen in love with two-seat sports cars they saw overseas, mostly in England. By the 1950s they were starting to earn the income to buy such cars and Chevy was among the first to jump into the segment. Continue reading Diecast cars: Autoart ’54 Vette

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Diecast cars: Autoart’s Stealth LeMans winning Mazda

Diecast Car: Autoart’s Stealth LeMans winning Mazda a stunner

Reviewed by Mark Savage

Autoart’s Stealth LeMans winning Mazda, diecast car reviews
Photo’s Courtesy Autoart

The 24 Hours of LeMans is just behind the Indianapolis 500 in longevity, notoriety and importance in the racing world. Long a bastion of success for European sports car makers, the likes of Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Peugeot and Ferrari, the 1991 race will always be remembered as the year a Japanese make, Mazda, finally won the title. After 13 years of trying, Mazda won with its beautiful rotary-engine powered 787B. The winning drivers were Johnny Herbert, Bertrand Gachot and Volker Weidler, all former Formula 1 drivers. Continue reading Diecast cars: Autoart’s Stealth LeMans winning Mazda