New Color!: 1/18 Special Edition, The 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe

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We’re opening up the week with a new color option that can now be found in the wild! The factory model 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe from our 1/18th scale Special Edition die-cast line-up is now available in a Red color option, joining its Blue variant and bumping up its current 1/18th scale variations to a total of 3! When it comes to features, you’ll still find that the Ford Deluxe Coupe supports an opening hood and trunk, a set of opening doors, full-function steering at the turn of the steering wheel, as well as 4-wheel spring suspension! In order to get your hands on this or any of our other Special Edition models, keep your eyes open for our standard Maisto packaging color-coded Blue at your local retailer!

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Donk Chevy rolls out of the Maisto closet

It’s been a while since we’ve shown some of the things hiding in our deep, dark closet of prototypes and one-of-a-kind new product ideas. Several years ago, Brad (aka skidkid) built this donk from a Maisto 1:18 1972 Chevelle convertible. He installed wheels from one of our R/C cars and custom made the suspension and Lambo-style double-hinged doors. For extra bling he added monitors and speakers and he made decals for the upholstery pattern. At the time, Maisto made a line of 3″ East Coast Ryders cars in this style but we didn’t expand the idea into the larger scales…but we were ready in case the need arose.

New Victory 1:18 motorcycles coming this year

Maisto welcomes a new brand to our 1:18 scale 2-Wheelers line: Victory motorcycles. The Jackpot and the Kingpin 8 Ball tooling models have just been approved. We’ll be cutting the steel molds soon and expect the finished models to be at retailers early this summer.

See the actual Victory bikes at http://www.polarisindustries.com/en-us/Victory-Motorcycles/Pages/Home.aspx