Auto World Releases New 1:18th Scale Mopar Die-Casts Just in Time for Christmas


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Got a Mopar enthusiast on your Christmas shopping list and don’t know what to get them? We have the answer for you! Besides collecting real Mopars, a lot of us collect smaller versions. Hot Wheels, plastic model cars; you name it. After all, car lovers usually start their passion for cars young in life after playing with toy versions. A popular choice of collectibles for Mopar enthusiasts are 1:18th scale die-cast replicas. These quality model cars are usually highly detailed with moving parts, real rubber tires; the works.

Auto World is one of the biggest companies in the die-cast replica market. They produce some of the highest quality ones you can buy today. All of their die-cast replicas feature rolling wheels, opening hood, trunk and doors as well as other various moveable pieces such as flip forward front seats, opening glove box door and spinning drive shafts!

Auto World is big into Mopars themselves and always has a vast selection of Mopar die-casts to choose from at any given time featuring a good variety of A-Bodies, B-Bodies and E-Bodies. If they haven’t made it yet, chances are they will soon. Always looking to expand their catalog, the team there are always busy looking at new Mopar products they can offer.

Just in time for Christmas, Auto World has just released five fantastic Mopar B-Body 1:18th scale die-cast cars that will be sure to please that Mopar fanatic on your list! Let’s take a look at them.

1969 Dodge Charger R/T Hawaiian Funny Car Tribute – $95.99 USD
Honoring Roland Leong’s legendary Hawaiian funny car, the team at Auto World created a replica of it as it might have appeared as a stock muscle car with accurate racing graphics and finely detailed stock features. With a 426 Hemi under the hood, this one is a must for racing fans.

1969 Dodge Charger R/T- Dick Landy – $94.99 USD
Paying tribute to Dick Landy’s legendary 1968 and 1969 Charger drag cars, the team at Auto World has created a perfect replica of Dick’s 1969. Previously offering a 1968 version of this die-cast, they decided it was time for the 1969 version. Featuring authentic graphics as it was raced in 1969 with Landy’s blueprinted and built 426 Hemi engine! This one wears newly tooled Cragar rims with rear racing slicks and newly tooled R/T emblems on the quarters. Each die-cast is serialized.

1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE- 440 Six Pack – $94.99 USD
Wearing FY4 Light Gold Metallic paint, this replica has Cragar SS mags, a CRXA black and charcoal leather interior, V1X black vinyl top, V8X black bee stripe, V21 black out hood treatment and a J81 rear spoiler.

1971 Dodge Charger R/T- $94.99 USD
To match their newly released gold 1970 Charger R/T, this 1971 model is perfectly replicated in factory GY8 Gold Metallic paint and features fully working hidden headlights, recently-tooled chrome wheels and black interior. Pop the hood for a highly detailed 440 Six Pack!

1971 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Plus – $89.99 USD
For the first time in 1:18th scale, Auto World is replicating a 1971 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Plus and the grille features the new tooling of the factory-correct Satellite red, white, and blue emblem. Painted in GF7 Sherwood Green Metallic and paired with the seldom-seen M73 bumper option, this is one rarely-optioned Satellite Sebring. Accenting the interior’s white bucket seats is a white canopy roof and white Sebring Plus stripes. Under the hood is a highly-detailed 383-4bbl.

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Cody Cole

Associate/ Car Feature Editor – cody.cole@shawgroupmedia.com Since the age of 4, Cody has been obsessed with everything Mopar. On Christmas of 1998, Cody's parents gave him a rusty '69 Charger shell that his father saved from a field. Cody's garage still features that '69 Charger as well as the additions of a '70 Coronet, '71 Charger R/T, '71 Road Runner, '04 SRT-4, '06 Grand Cherokee SRT8, '08 Challenger SRT8 and a '17 Ram 1500 Rebel. Cody can truly and proudly say him and his wife are true Mopar nuts in love with all types of Mopars!

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