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#1 OFFLINE   Rattler

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 01:05 PM

The 2017 relaunch of Highway 61 is underway! Here are the first eight items that have been announced today:

MSRP: $124.95

JUNE 2017:
HWY-18001 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Fast & Furious - 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) - 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro
HWY-18002 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 1976 Chevy G-Series Van - Black
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JULY 2017:
HWY-18003 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2014 - 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Sox & Martin
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HWY-18004 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 1970 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup with Camper Shell
AUGUST 2017:
HWY-18005 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Fast & Furious - Fast 7 (2015) - Custom Plymouth Barracuda
HWY-18006 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 CSI: Miami (2002-12 TV Series) - 2003 Hummer H2
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SEPTEMBER 2017:


HWY-18007 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Steve McQueen's (1930-80) 1969 Chevrolet C-10 Baja 1000 Truck
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HWY-18008 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T - White

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 01:26 PM

Would be handy to have some pics
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Posted 26 January 2017 - 02:02 PM

This was from facebook i just copy it.

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 03:52 PM

Looking forward to seeing highway 61 back. I am not a big American car collector but I've always admired their models, the only one I ever had was a 70 Boss Mustang in green. The only downside is I fear the prices of them now will be eye wateringly high, hope I'm wrong though.

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 06:21 PM

Hot off the press - looks like the HW61 prices will be $124US - at least fur the Chevy van and Steve McQueen truck...

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 06:32 PM

I'm looking forward to finally having a Cuda in my collection
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Posted 27 January 2017 - 12:15 AM

HWY-18001 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Fast & Furious - 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) - 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro

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HWY-18005 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 Fast & Furious - Fast 7 (2015) - Custom Plymouth Barracuda

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 05:45 PM

Hopefully these (HWY-18002 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 1976 Chevy G-Series Van - Black) will be in 1:18  not 1:16 :yahoo:

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 06:37 PM

Is that yenko the actual model Highway 61 made before?
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Posted 27 January 2017 - 07:29 PM

Hit the go button and ordered the Sox & Martin 68 Cuda

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Posted 28 January 2017 - 11:01 AM

That blue Yenko is not a 1:18 for sure (in the above pic).

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 09:41 PM

Yenko looks like a 1/24  to me.

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 11:18 PM

What a great news! Really missed the hw61's.I was looking for some classic muscles in ebay but they are way too overpriced. Hope they release some cuda's and Oldsmobile's.

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Posted 30 January 2017 - 11:46 AM

View Postboggy_03, on 27 January 2017 - 05:45 PM, said:

Hopefully these (HWY-18002 1:18 Highway 61 - 1:18 1976 Chevy G-Series Van - Black) will be in 1:18  not 1:16

I want one in all black  :drool5:     I thought the old HW61 releases were 1:18, but mislabeled 1:16?

It's the same size as my Hotwheels A-Team van (picture of another HW61 van, not mine).

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View Postthe1, on 28 January 2017 - 11:01 AM, said:

That blue Yenko is not a 1:18 for sure (in the above pic).

That's a picture of the Greenlight 1:43 Yenko. Hopefully they put the correct wheels on (Cragar SS in stead of Torque Trusts)

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 06:29 AM

I'm gonna get the van and the Sox and Martin, and I sure hope the Challenger is the Vanishing Point car, because there is still a market for it!

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 08:45 PM

I know absolutely nothing about Highway 61.  Are they as detailed as actual GMP models?  Or is it less detailed?

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 09:14 PM

View PostBluePhirePB, on 09 February 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

I know absolutely nothing about Highway 61.  Are they as detailed as actual GMP models?  Or is it less detailed?

Alittle less detailed but still plenty of quality diecast. Just search up some of the models that have been shared here. Judge for yourself.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 09:18 PM

View PostBluePhirePB, on 09 February 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

I know absolutely nothing about Highway 61.  Are they as detailed as actual GMP models?  Or is it less detailed?

Slightly less
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:03 AM

I hope for modern day Challengers, at least Fast and Furious license if nothing else.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:28 PM

View PostJosh, on 09 February 2017 - 09:14 PM, said:

View PostBluePhirePB, on 09 February 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

I know absolutely nothing about Highway 61.  Are they as detailed as actual GMP models?  Or is it less detailed?

Alittle less detailed but still plenty of quality diecast. Just search up some of the models that have been shared here. Judge for yourself.

View PostStratosWRC, on 09 February 2017 - 09:18 PM, said:

View PostBluePhirePB, on 09 February 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

I know absolutely nothing about Highway 61.  Are they as detailed as actual GMP models?  Or is it less detailed?

Slightly less
Hmm I might go for that Fast/Furious Yenko and Cuda then.  Also still waiting for the Tokyo Drift Roadrunner from GMP.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 03:13 PM

View PostOndřej Hnízdil, on 17 February 2017 - 03:03 AM, said:

I hope for modern day Challengers

There are modern day Challengers from ACME (https://www.acmediec...dge Challengers) and Greenlight Collectibles has a license for cars from the TV series "NCIS: Los Angeles". So maybe we will get this one: http://www.imcdb.org...-8-LC-2012.html
If they use the ACME tools for Highway 61.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 08:10 PM

I want that challenger! Can´t wait to see the upcoming pics!

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 08:49 AM

Hi everyone,

Feel free to post questions about Highway 61 upcoming models over in the GreenLight section. I'm more likely to see them there and be able to answer. For older items and product, photos, etc. this is still a great place. But if you have questions about the relaunch of the brand, I'll spot it there.

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Posted 02 September 2017 - 11:51 AM

Two new models annouced https://www.diecastc...ails/highway 61
Hudson Hornet 1953 Fabulous Hudson Hornet tribute, from Barret Jackson Auction.

https://www.barrett-...-HORNET--202263

And 1971 purple PLymouth Hemi Cuda "Shannon" from Gone in 60 seconds.

Edited by Ondr4H, 02 September 2017 - 11:54 AM.


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Posted 02 September 2017 - 08:45 PM

I don't get this??? :dunno:  Why does ACME need GT-Spirit's resin casting to do their Hellcat? :dizzy: Why not re-tool the front facia and rear bumpers, new hood, tail & front lights, interior, motor and wheels and make it an opening diecast model? :gaah: ..and then it might be worth $149 bucks, might!

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