5 episodes

Aaron Noonan from V8 Sleuth and Dimitri Comino from Motorfocus talk all things model cars, from new and upcoming releases to the second-hand market, and talk to industry leaders about the latest issues and motorsport identities about their collections.

The Motorfocus Model Podcast Aaron Noonan and Dimitri Comino

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Aaron Noonan from V8 Sleuth and Dimitri Comino from Motorfocus talk all things model cars, from new and upcoming releases to the second-hand market, and talk to industry leaders about the latest issues and motorsport identities about their collections.

    Ep. 5 - Forecasting the next 'big-dollar' release to come out of 2019/20

    Ep. 5 - Forecasting the next 'big-dollar' release to come out of 2019/20

    On this week's episode:
    - New arrivals and announcements, including the Red Satin 1:18 Ford Cortina GT500 and DeVille Blue Holden Monaro HX GTS from Classic Carlectables, the Red Bull Holden 'retro' Bathurst cars from 2019 in both 1:18 and 1:12 scale, the Kinetic Blue 1:18 Ford Falcon FPV GT R-Spec from Apex Replicas, and a suite of 1:18 Bathurst winner trophies
    - Audience Q&A, including questions about insuring your collection (with some good tips from an insurance broker!), several questions about Supercars from the 1990s and early 2000s, and what Dimitri thinks will be the next big-money or big-ticket releases from 2019/2020.
    - The Secondhand Market segment looks at the current values of Biante's 1:18 releases of Dick Johnson's XD and XE-model Ford Falcons - and the most valuable one might surprise you!
    - A nod to the next episode, where the boys will be joined by another special guest
    - And more!

    Check out the range at https://www.motorfocus.com.au/ with $10 flat rate delivery Australia-wide!

    • 52 min
    Ep. 4 - Biante's Richard Poole answers your questions

    Ep. 4 - Biante's Richard Poole answers your questions

    On this week's episode:
    - New model announcements, including a Golden Fleece version of Classic Carlectables' EH Holden Ute, the 'Hanful' HQ Holden burnout car in Castrol livery, and a 1:18-scale Allan Moffat figurine
    - Biante Model Cars' Richard Poole is a special guest for this episode, and he tells the story of how he came to get into the model car business, working at Biante with industry icon the late Trevor Young, starting Apex Replicas and returning to Biante in recent years
    - Host Q&A, where Noonz and Dim ask Richard about Kelly Racing's new Ford Mustangs, a slowdown in Biante/AutoArt releases, and collectors' reactions to delays prompted by COVID-19
    - Audience Q&A, including questions about 1:18 Bathurst podium finishers, Sandown winners, the Brock Director, arrival dates for Apex's Glenn Seton Ford Credit and Alan Jones Pack Leader Ford Falcon EFs, the future of Biante's Peter Brock and Dick Johnson Collections, plus a funny story about a mixup surrounding the 1:18 models of the HSV Dealer Team's early-2005 cars of Rick Kelly and Garth Tander
    - And more!

    Check out the range at https://www.motorfocus.com.au/ with $10 flat rate delivery Australia-wide!

    • 49 min
    Ep. 3 - Collection-completing Bathurst winner announced

    Ep. 3 - Collection-completing Bathurst winner announced

    On this week's episode:
    - New arrivals, including the EH Holden Ute from Classic Carlectables and a host of Supercars models from Authentic Collectables
    - An update on the second-placed car from the 2019 Bathurst 1000 which will be made, but only in one scale
    - New model announcements, including a new version of the Triple Eight 'Sandman' Supercar from Biante Model Cars with a Formula 1 link, and the 1965 Bathurst 500-winning Ford Cortina from Classic Carlectables which will complete the collection of 1:18-scale 'Great Race' winners
    - Audience Q&A, including questions about 'Beth', Australian NASCAR and AUSCAR models, Drag Racing cars, the Brabham BT62 and each host's favourite model in their collection
    - The Secondhand Market segment looks at the original generation Holden Monaro race cars, including the '68 and '69 Bathurst winners, plus the last Monaro to start the Bathurst 1000 in 1974.
    - A nod to the next episode, where the boys will be joined by a special guest
    - And more!

    Check out the range at https://www.motorfocus.com.au/ with $10 flat rate delivery Australia-wide!

    • 51 min
    Ep. 2 - Iconic Group C Bathurst car set to be released!

    Ep. 2 - Iconic Group C Bathurst car set to be released!

    On this week's episode:
    - Updates on upcoming Supercars model releases from Classic Carlectables and Authentic Collectables
    - Audience Q&A, including questions about the Holden Efijy and Torana concept, the value of championship vs Bathurst winners, and model shop opinions on Code 3 models
    - Looking back at Allan Moffat's 1970 and 1971 Bathurst-winning Ford Falcons and the changing value of the Biante and Classic Carlectables 1:18 releases.
    - A HUGE piece of exclusive news on an upcoming Authentic Collectables release of an iconic Group C touring car that has never been produced in 1:18 scale before
    - And more!

    Check out the range at https://www.motorfocus.com.au/ with $10 flat rate delivery Australia-wide!

    • 29 min
    Ep. 1 - Project Sandman, road trains and Mad Max!

    Ep. 1 - Project Sandman, road trains and Mad Max!

    On this week's episode:

    - How Dimitri got into collecting model car and how Motorfocus came about.
    - Biante's Project Sandman and a few other Holden panelvans
    - Classic Carlectables' 1998 Craig Lowndes Holden Racing Team VS Commodore
    - 1:64 scale cattle truck road trains and truck collectors
    - Newly-announced Bathurst 12 Hour models from the 2020 race
    - Upcoming Le Mans 24 Hours Porsches from Spark
    - The HQ panel van from Mad Max
    - An update on the 1:18 scale 2018 Bathurst and 2019 season Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZBs from Authentic Collectables
    - Looking back at past releases of the Holden Monaro 427C Bathurst 24 Hour cars
    - And more!

    Check out the range at https://www.motorfocus.com.au/ with $10 flat rate delivery Australia-wide!

    • 29 min

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