Eleanor Sweepstakes

Eaglemoss/Die-Cast Club has announced a sweepstakes promotion related to our Eleanor Mustang! One lucky winner will be flown to the Eleanor factory (Fusion Motors in California) for a tour, get to drive a real Eleanor, and meet Ms. Halicki herself. Fifteen second and third place winners will also receive prizes.

Be sure to enter before 11:59am EST May 12, 2021! You can find details at the link below:

Ride Aboard the Eleanor Mustang Sweepstakes

Leopard 2A6 Announced

I try to keep tabs on the happenings in the large-scale model world and received some exciting news. Agora Models has announced final details on their newest large-scale build: the Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tank!

This 1:16 big-scale Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tank is fully remote controlled and includes the following features:

  • 27″ (68.5 cm) Length
  • 9″ (23.5 cm) Width
  • 7.5″ (19.5 cm) Height
  • 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) Weight – approximate
  • Remote Control Unit with 11 cm color video screen
  • Main lights, position lights and indicators all remotely controlled and/or automatic
  • On-board video camera
  • Motorized 360° motorized rotating Rheinmetall 55 caliber 120 mm smoothbore cannon turret plays sound effect and fires infrared beam at included ‘ruined building’ target with receiver to detect a hit
  • 62mm MG3A1 machine gun with sound effects
  • Metal tracks for added strength, durability and maneuverability
  • Each wheel has independent suspension like the real Leopard 2A6
  • Engine start/stop and running sound
  • Smoke vapor from the engine exhausts
  • Hatches slide open and closed, with removable commander
  • Hinged side skirts can be lifted for easy access to the wheels and tracks

The Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tank is available for pre-order now and will start shipping in June 2021!