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Welcome to my collection topic. I will keep everything organized here, and post some of my models.

My history - I started collecting models in 2006 and joined DX in 2007 (as 118supercars) I had to restart my collection a couple of times, but since around 2014, I've stopped selling any models. Some important themes in my collection are Jaguar, Ferrari, concept supercars, 1930s, and more. I try to get the best model made of a car, but I'm also OK with budgets and resins, if that's all that's available for it.

A list of my models (updated March 2021)

1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Speciale by CMC
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500S Touring Berlinetta by Cult

1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Corsa Spider by Minichamps

1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale by Best of Show
1962 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider Touring by Cult
1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale by AutoArt
1969 Alfa Romeo 33.2 Pininfarina Speciale by AIQ

1989 Alfa Romeo SZ by Top Marques

1997 Alfa Romeo Scighera by Tecnomodel

2007 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione by Welly
2016 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder Touring by Tecnomodel


1964 Aston Martin DB5 by AutoArt

1965 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage by Cult

1999 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage by Maisto
2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish by Bburago

2004 Aston Martin DB9 Volante by Minichamps

2010 Aston Martin V12 Vantage by AutoArt


1991 Audi Quattro Spyder by Best of Show

1991 Audi Avus Quattro by Revell
2000 Audi Rosemeyer by Maisto


1930 Bentley Speed Six Corsica Coupe by Minichamps
1938 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Embiricos by Minichamps

1954 Bentley R-Type Continental H.J. Mulliner by Minichamps

1989 Bentley Turbo R by GT Spirit

1999 Bentley Continental SC by Minichamps


1992 BMW 850 CSi by Revell
1993 BMW Nazca M12 by Revell + customized
1995 BMW M3 GT (E36) by Otto Mobile
1995 BMW Z3 (007: GoldenEye) by UT Models
1998 BMW Z3 M Coupé by UT Models


1938 Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic by CMC
1938 Bugatti Type 57 SC Corsica Roadster by CMC
1939 Bugatti Type 57 C Vanvooren Cabriolet by Matrix
1992 Bugatti EB 110 GT by AutoArt

1999 Bugatti Chiron 18/3 by AutoArt

2007 Bugatti Veyron 16/4 by AutoArt


1993 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 40th Anniversary by Maisto

2004 Chrysler ME Four-Twelve by MotorMax

1992 Cizeta-Moroder V16T by FrontiArt


1994 Dauer 962 Le Mans by Spark

1998 Dodge Viper GTS-R by Maisto


1934 Duesenberg Model J Aerodynamic Coupe Walker-La Grande by CMF


1954 Ferrari 375 Plus by BBR
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France by BBR

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa by CMC

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by Kyosho

1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale Tre Posti by Tecnomodel

1968 Ferrari 250 P5 Berlinetta Speciale by Tecnomodel
1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona by Kyosho

1987 Ferrari F40 by Kyosho
1989 Ferrari Mythos by Guiloy
1995 Ferrari F512M by Hot Wheels
1995 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta by UT Models

1996 Ferrari F50 GT by Fujimi & True Scale Miniatures
1996 Ferrari 550 Maranello by UT Models

1998 Ferrari 456M GT by Hot Wheels
2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta by Hot Wheels Elite
2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti by Hot Wheels
2004 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale by Hot Wheels Elite
2006 Ferrari 575 GT Zagato by Hot Wheels Elite

1966 Fiat Dino Spider by Cult


1993 Ford Mustang Mach III by Maisto
1995 Ford GT90 by Maisto


2007 Gumpert Apollo S by AutoArt

1938 Hispano Suiza H6 Dubonnet Xenia Saoutchik by Minichamps

2002 Hispano Suiza HS21-GTS by Guiloy + customized

1993 Isdera Commendatore 112i by CMF


1951 Jaguar C-Type by AutoArt

1954 Jaguar D-Type (prototype) by AutoArt

1955 Jaguar XK140 Drophead Coupé by SunStar
1955 Jaguar Mark I by Cult
1957 Jaguar XKSS by AutoArt

1958 Jaguar XK150 Roadster by Cult
1964 Jaguar E-Type Coupé (S1) by AutoArt

1965 Jaguar S-Type by Cult

1966 Jaguar XJ13 by AutoArt

1984 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.2 Series III by Cult
1991 Jaguar XJR-15 by Cult

1992 Jaguar XJ220 by Top Marques

1995 Jaguar XJR (X300) by Cult
1998 Jaguar XKR (X100) by Maisto

1999 Jaguar XK180 by Maisto

1991 Koenig Competition Evolution by GT Spirit

1993 Lamborghini Diablo VT by AutoArt

1996 Lamborghini Diablo SV by Welly
2010 Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV by AutoArt
2014 Lamborghini 5-95 Zagato by LookSmart


1953 Lancia Aurelia B52 PF200 Cabriolet by Best of Show


2001 Lotec Sirius by Maxicar


1976 Lotus Esprit (007: The Spy Who Loved Me) by AutoArt

1997 Lotus Esprit V8 by AutoArt
1997 Lotus Elise GT1 by Chrono


1953 Maserati A6 GCS Berlinetta by Minichamps

1966 Maserati Sebring Series II by Best of Show

1969 Maserati Ghibli by Minichamps

2004 Maserati MC12 by AutoArt

1994 McLaren F1 by UT Models

1930 Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Trossi by True Scale Miniatures
1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Erdmann & Rossi by CMF
1978 Mercedes-Benz CW 311 by Best of Show

1988 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE 6.0 AMG by Otto Mobile

1991 Mercedes-Benz C 112 by Guiloy
1997 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 by UT Models
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR AMG Roadster by GT Spirit

1999 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG by Otto Mobile


2001 Morgan Aero 8 by Maisto


1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) by AutoArt

2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S by MotorMax

1998 Panoz Esperante GTR-1 by AutoArt


2004 Peugeot 907 by Bburago


1948 Porsche 356 Number 1 by AutoArt

1986 Porsche 959 by Exoto
1989 Porsche Panamericana by Best of Show

1993 Porsche Boxster concept by Maisto
1997 Porsche 911 GT1 by UT Models

1997 Porsche 911 GT2 (993) by UT Models
1997 Porsche 911 Turbo S (993) by UT Models

1937 Talbot Lago T150C SS Teardrop Coupé Figoni & Falaschi by CMC


2003 TVR Tuscan S by Jadi

1991 Vector W8 Twin Turbo by Ricko

1995 Venturi 400 GT by Otto Mobile
1996 Venturi 300 Atlantique by Otto Mobile


2001 Volkswagen W12 Nardò by Yat Ming


1992 Yamaha OX99-11 by Spark
 

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Time for an update to my collection topic. I actually went a while, about 2 years (spring 2018 - spring 2020), without buying any models. But 2020 has been a good year for my collecting so far, so far I have added:

1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Speciale by CMC
2010 Aston Martin V12 Vantage by AutoArt
1934 Duesenberg Model J Aerodynamic Coupe Walker-La Grande by CMF
1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa by CMC
1993 Isdera Commendatore 112i by CMF
1955 Jaguar Mark I by Cult
1965 Jaguar S-Type by Cult
1991 Jaguar XJR-15 by Cult
1995 Jaguar XJR by Cult
1953 Lancia Aurelia B52 PF200 Cabriolet by Best of Show
1976 Lotus Esprit S1, The Spy Who Loved Me by AutoArt
1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Erdmann & Rossi by CMF

(some of them aren't here yet)

I'll still post new topics for certain models, but I'll also post some in this topic. Here are a few that I've photographed recently. These are all models of cars that Giorgetto Giugiaro designed.

First, the Minichamps Maserati Ghibli. It's not perfect, but it's still one of the best Maserati models available in 1:18 scale. I love the black and tan colors, the opening parts including pop up headlights, and the very nice interior.















Next, the AutoArt Lotus Esprit S1, as featured in The Spy Who Loved Me. I had wanted this first Esprit for a while, and now that I have it...I would've gotten it a lot sooner. It's so gorgeous, sometimes I can't stop staring at it. It's one thing to see it in pictures, but on the shelf, it really steals the show.



























The Yat Ming VW W12 Nardo 2001 concept. This is one of the concepts that led up to the development of the Veyron, when Volkswagen and its brands were experimenting with different designs for a four-wheel drive, mid-engined, supercar. The model obviously doesn't have much detailing, but the subject matter and the cheap price made it a no-brainer for me. It goes great with the Audi concepts, and the wheels and especially the brakes are good for a budget model. And it's definitely better than the MotorMax - which is out of scale, and it doesn't know whether it's a W12 Syncro or a W12 Nardo.











The AutoArt Bugatti Chiron 18/3, and Tecnomodel Alfa Romeo Scighera: https://www.diecastx...183-by-autoart/













More updates coming soon!
 

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Great update, Mike!

Special congrats to the 2 new CMC - have both and love them.

Really like the Ghibli and w.r.t. 007 Esprit I have quite often considered buying one.
Didn't pull the trigger yet because I always think it should have opening headlights.
On the other hand it simply looks great and is an iconic 007 car - so maybe one day...
 

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A Fantastic collection of Beauties. I can't recall seeing this thread ?
My bad.. Now i have seen it i enjoyed all your models. The Esprit is so Beautiful,i had it many years ago when i collected 1/18 models and the one with the ski's on the back too. Big updates,thanks for taking the time,very enjoyable.
 

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Thanks Dirk and Darren

Dirk, it's funny that you mention that, that's exactly why I took so long to add the Esprit. I thought that it wouldn't be as good as the V8, which has pop up headlights, AutoArt made it more recently. The S1 isn't quite as detailed as the V8, but it's such a good looking model, and it looks so much better in real life than it does in pictures... I can promise that you won't regret it.

Here's the CMC Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa. It's no secret what a beauty this is, but now that I have it I must say, it's probably the best model in my collection. It's amazing how much detailing CMC packed into this, everything that's going on in the interior, engine, trunk, all the opening and removable parts, the wire wheels... it's truly 1:18 diecast at its finest. I'll always regret not getting the blue California and any of the SWBs when they were still available, but I'm very happy to have this, a new centerpiece for my collection.

















































And some other classic Italians:

BBR Ferrari 250 GT TDF: https://www.diecastx...-france-by-bbr/







BoS Lancia Aurelia B52 PF200 Cabriolet: https://www.diecastx...y-best-of-show/

 
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