Marc Marquez to sign Minichamps Honda RC213V diecasts exclusively for Diecast Legends
It has been announced that MotoGP star Marc Marquez has agreed to sign diecast models exclusively for Diecast Legends – a limited number that’s bound to become highly desirable both for diecast collectors and of course for Marquez fans too. At the 2013 Austin MotoGP, Marc Marquez made history... Read more
WIN a 1:12 Jorge Lorenzo Aprilia RSW 250
Enter the Prize Draw – simply FOLLOW us on Twitter and LIKE us on Facebook! THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN WORLDWIDE We’re celebrating the start of the season with a special prize draw – and it’s so easy to be in with a chance (or 2 chances!) of winning a lovely prize:... Read more
WIN a 1:12 Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda RC211V
Enter the Prize Draw – simply FOLLOW us on Twitter and LIKE us on Facebook! THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN WORLDWIDE We’re celebrating the start of the season with a special prize draw – and it’s so easy to be in with a chance (or 2 chances!) of winning a lovely... Read more
Minichamps Releases Jorge Lorenzo’s 2010 Yamaha YZR-M1
Minichamps has announced the release of their latest 1/12 scale MotoGP bike diecast. It’s Jorge Lorenzo’s 2010 Yamaha YZR-M1, and as ever you can expect it to be a beautifully crafted and high quality piece of work. Minichamps diecast models are never cheap, but that’s a reflection of their quality. Below... Read more
Minichamps website latest listings show that Jorge Lorenzo’s 2008 Yamaha YZR-M1 (in 1/12 scale) is slated for a release during February 2010. These are the current details they cover… Model-id: 122083048 Scale: 1/12 Weight: 700gr. Manufacturer: YAMAHA Rider: LORENZO, JORGE Availability: February 2010 This will surely not only be a beautifully crafted model, but also a very popular one – and probably one... Read more
Model-id: 122071026 Scale: 1/12 Weight: 500gr. Make: HONDA Rider: DANIEL PEDROSA 72 Parts with 167 Decorations: • 72 Mask sprays • 20 Tampo prints • 27 Decals • 48 Free sprays Dani’s 2008 bike is currently listed with a February 2010 release, with his 2009 bike (apparently!) swiftly following in March 2010. Read more
(*Above: Who wouldn’t buy this lot???? Our suggested “Collection”…) Quick update on the Diecasts campaign.I’ve found a couple more contact addresses that we can all write too, and I would suggest that you also send in the image above – or the PDF version of it which you can download... Read more
We at BatiFans want to try and push the campaign for Alvaro Bautista diecast models further afield than Minichamps, and would appreciate your help in also filling up the Suggestion Boxes at Spanish company Altaya (who already produce some nice 1:24 MotoGP bikes) and Chinese manufactrer Ixo (who produced... Read more
(*Above: Bati’s 2005 Honda by Ixo – currently the only proper diecast available) I wonder if I can ask any of you reading this to spare a few minutes to write an email to Minichamps (a German company called Pauls Model Art) to petition them to produce Alvaro’s Aspar Aprilia... Read more