Ford’s raciest Focus, the RS looks great in 1/18 scale …
For my job reviewing cars for Public Radio I got to test drive the pocket rocket that is Ford’s Focus RS. Better put on your big-boy pants and racing shoes if you go that route.
See my review https://savageonwheels.com/2017/06/02/2017-ford-focus-rs/
In short, the RS is a blast to drive, and inexpensive as racers go, at roughly $37 grand. Continue reading Die-cast: Autoart’s 2016 Ford Focus RS
Small scale Mustang GT ponies up the value, detail
Ford’s Mustang turns 50 this year and you’d likely have to be dead not to know that by now.
A new 2015 model is being previewed at all the major car shows now and the mainstream media has been agog over 50 years of Mustang since at least January.
But if not for the 2005 revision of the famous pony car, Mustang might not have been around for its 50th Anniversary. Back in 2004 a new Mustang GT show car toured the country’s auto shows to re-launch, in a way, the Mustang brand, whose sales had slipped. Just two years earlier Chevrolet had pulled the plug on its Camaro, long Mustang’s chief competitor. It returned to Chevy’s lineup in 2010, at least in part to the Mustang’s resurgence.
So when you look at the 2005 Mustang, you see the fastback styling of the iconic late 1960s models, the GT, Mach 1 and Boss. This was the re-design that re-established Mustang in the market and led to stellar models up through the present.
Autoart delivers this somewhat historic Mustang now in a high-value 1:43 scale version painted a “red fire,” sparkling metallic red, with black window trim. It’s modestly priced at just $35.90 MSRP. That’s a bargain in today’s diecast market. Continue reading Die-cast: AutoArt Mustang GT show car