Category Archives: Model Universe Blog

CMC 2023 Releases

CMC 2023 Releases

CMC 2023 releases includes several Ferrari 250 GTO editions in 1:18 scale including the version now owned by Pink Floyd Drummer, Nick Mason’s. A improved Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Coupe with a blue interior and an Alfa Romeo P3 as raced by the famous Louis Chiron in the Marseille Grand Prix of 1933 have also been […]


Following the opening grand prix of the 2023 Formula 1 season in which Red Bull claimed a 1-2 finish with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez with Fernando Alonso claiming the final place on the podium in his first race with Aston Martin. Minichamps has again announced an extensive range of F1 2023 cars in 1:18 […]

GP Replicas New Announcements

GP Replicas New Announcement 2023

Check out 17 new F1 replicas from GP Replicas. Featuring Scheckter’s & Depailler’s six-wheeled Tyrrell P34 and the more modern Ferrari F300 of 1998 as piloted by Schumacher & Irvine. GP Replicas models are made with resin and are extremely detailed with intricacies such as Photo-Etch parts present and come with their own crystal-clear display […]

Spark 1:43 – New Announcements

SPARK 1:43 NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS – 25th Feb 2023 Introducing nine upcoming new releases and re-releases from Spark Models. This batch of releases focuses on several iconic Le Mans race winners including the 1930’s Bentley Speed Six and the ground-effect Jaguar XJR-9 and a handful of the latest 2023 WRC rally cars. Each model comes is […]

Hornby 2023 Releases 🚂 – Available to Pre-Order

Hornby 2023 Releases

HORNBY 2023 RELEASES 🚂 We are thrilled to share with you the latest 2023 Hornby releases and re-stocks. Hornby’s 2023 range features a diverse collection of meticulously crafted models, including the eagerly anticipated LNER ‘Flying Scotsman’ locomotive, the powerful BR ‘8F’ 2-8-0 locomotive, the reworked Evening Star ‘9F’ locomotive and the sleek Class 153 DMU […]


Model Universe now sells hornby

MODEL UNIVERSE NOW SELLS HORNBY PRODUCTS Model Universe is excited to announce that we are now official stockists of Hornby products! This means that you can now purchase a wide range of Hornby products on our website, including locomotives, train sets, rolling stock, tracks and accessories. As one of the leading manufacturers of model railways […]


Spark New Releases January 2023

SPARK NEW RELEASES JANUARY 2023 – PRE-ORDER NOW! Spark announces 36 models covering Le Mans, F1, F2 and other racing categories. Available to pre-order now – no deposit, no fees, no obligations. Due in – June/July 2023 Welcome to the Model Universe email update for Wednesday 18th January. Today’s news is that Spark has announced […]

Schuco New Announcements – January 2023

Schuco Pre Orders 2023 New Announcements

Schuco – New Announcements – January 2023 35 brand new Schuco models announced! An exciting range of replicas in 1:12, 1:18 & 1:43 scale. Highlights include the record breaking ‘most expensive car in the world’ 1:12 1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, the road legal race car Aston Martin Valkyrie designed by Adrian Newey in […]

Tayumo – New budget 1:32/1:36 range

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We’re delighted to introduce a new budget brand of 1:32 & 1:36 scale diecast cars – Tayumo. All models are well detailed and made of diecast with plastic parts. Pricing: 1:32 scale – £12.99 each 1:36 scale – £6.99 each There are two series in this range distinguished by the colour of the box: Brands […]

Holidays are comin’ (Corgi Style)

Another Christmas sees the return of the iconic Coca-Cola Christmas Truck diecast replica from Corgi. In 1931, Coca-Cola redefined how the world experienced Christmas with the debut of their iconic, red clothed Santa Claus in their advertising. Despite popular myth, Santa Claus had appeared in red clothing on numerous occasions since the 19th century, but […]

Amalgam Collection 2022 Developments

Amalgam Collection 2022 Developments

NEW YEAR, NEW MODELS EXCITING PLANS FOR 2022 The coming year is set to be an outstanding one for Amalgam, with an abundance of exciting models programmed for development and launch in 2022. Below we share the latest development in the Amalgam Collection range scheduled for 2022, and shed some light on a few of […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Plastic Model Kits

Beginner's Guide to Plastic Model Kits

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PLASTIC MODEL KITS WHAT ARE PLASTIC MODEL KITS? Plastic model kits arrive in the form of plastic parts which need to be assembled and painted to create the finished product. The plastic parts usually arrived attached to a frame called a sprue. Each part will be numbered so that the correct […]

Amalgam Collection Formula 1® Latest Developments

Amalgam F1 2021 Developments

FORMULA 1 MODEL DEVELOPMENTS With the F1 summer break firmly pressing the pause button on one of the tightest Championship contests in many seasons, every avid follower of F1 is waiting to see if Lewis Hamilton can maintain the advantage or if Max Verstappen will regain the top spot. Ahead of this interlude, we’d like […]

Diecast vs Resin Models

Diecast vs Resin Models

What’s the difference between Die-Cast & Resin Models? Die-cast and Resin refers to the material used to manufacturer the body of your favourite models. Die-cast involves the casting of Zinc Alloy, whereas Resin involves the casting of Resin Composite. DIE-CAST Molten Zinc Alloy is poured into a mould to cast the body. Zinc Alloy is […]


F1 2022 Sculpture Example

AMALGAM FORMULA 1™ 2022 CONCEPT SCULPTURE We are proud to introduce the beautiful new miniature Amalgam sculptures capturing the essence of the Formula 1™ Concept 2022 design. This is the second sculpture series launched by Amalgam, with its design being based on detailed CAD data provided by the Formula 1™ group before being reinterpreted by artist Remco de Reus. […]


Ferrari SF1000 Amalgam Model Collection Showcase

AMALGAM INTRODUCES CELEBRATORY FERRARI SF1000 ‘1000th’ GP COLLECTION   On the 13th of September 2020 the most famous team in Formula 1 celebrated their 1000th grand prix.  It was an astonishing achievement signifying 70 years of total commitment to the world’s premier motor racing series. Amalgam are excited to reveal the full Ferrari SF1000 Tuscany Grand […]