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This week we’re very pleased to be releasing two 1:18 Scale Holden HX Panel Van models, but they’re both quite different. First up we have the 1:18 Scale Holden HX Panel Van Holden Dealer Team Service Vehicle which has been produced in a limited edition of 1500 pieces. For collectors of Australian Touring Car Championship cars from the mid 70’s, this is a model that would fit nicely in your collection. Following that we have the 1:18 Scale Holden HX Sandman Panel Van in Cotillion White which has been produced in a limited edition of 1008 pieces. This will be...

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We have four new models from Autoart that we’re releasing on the website this week and there’s one model in particular that is really impressive here. It’s Autoart’s first modern Formula 1 release that we have seen from them in quite some time and they have really delivered the goods with this one, it’s the 1:18 Scale McLaren MP4-30 driven by Fernando Alonso at the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix. This is such an impressive model, there are very fine details throughout and the finishing is outstanding. This model also comes with a driver figurine fitted to the cockpit which really...

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Biante Model Cars are very pleased to announce details for our 2016 Bathurst Collectors Night. This year it will be held on Thursday the 6th of October from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Oxford Hotel in the centre of town. We have reduced the number of tickets available for this year’s event to make it more comfortable for attendees. They are strictly limited so get in quick to avoid disappointment. This year’s special guests include current team owner and motorsport legend Brad Jones along with current star drivers from Brad Jones Racing, DJR Team Penske and the Holden Racing Team....

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Given this weekends Sandown 500 has been promoted as a ‘retro round’ this year, it seems fitting that we have a retro inspired model to release on the Biante website this week. It’s the 1:18 Scale Erebus Motorsport V8 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercar driven by Will Davison at the 2015 Coates Hire Sydney 500. Most V8 Supercar fans would remember the 2015 Sydney 500 street race as the penultimate round of the 2015 season where Mark Winterbottom capped off a great year to secure his first championship in the series after 13 years of trying. While that was a...

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It's a volatile time for die-cast model car manufacturers in the Australian market at the moment. The value of the dollar isn't performing well (which is a problem as all payments to overseas factories are generally in USD) production costs in China are rising, and order numbers for model cars across the board have dropped to almost unsustainable levels given factory minimum order quantities aren't getting any lower. These issues combined with your general costs of running an Australian business makes Biante a business that is driven on passion far more than it is on profits. We pride ourselves on...

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