Amalgam Launch Stunning Ferrari F40 at 1:8 scale

March 26th, 2014

We can now offer for pre-order a precise Amalgam replica of the stunning Ferrari F40 at 1:8 scale in a limited edition of just 199 pieces.

The stunningly beautiful Ferrari F40 is a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-door coupé sports car built from 1987 to 1992. The successor to the Ferrari 288 GTO, it was designed to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. At the time it was the fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car that Ferrari sold to the public

Clearly the F40 is a very special car indeed and Amalgam are using all their skills and passion to create a small limited edition of models that live up to the perfection of the real car and artfully deliver its essence.

This model is proving very popular and is available to Pre-Order now. If you are interested in purchasing this model or for more information please contact Tim Scott on 0044 (0) 1243 527 300 or email sales@amalgamcollection.com

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2014

March 12th, 2014

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2014

March 12th, 2014

Amalgam Fine Model Cars are proud to have attended the exclusive Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2014. Since 1996, this superb event has featured some highly significant cars, drivers, and concepts. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance isn’t just a car show: like the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este or Pebble Beach, the event has grown to include a weekend of tours, galas and high-end auctions.

This year, both Gooding & Co. and RM Auctions set up shop on Amelia Island, Fla., offering a cumulative total of 179 lots. Hagerty was on the scene, recording and reporting auction results as they happened; according to the collector-car insurance company, which also publishes an index of collector-car values, 167 lots sold (89 at RM and 78 at Gooding). Total sales topped $66.8 million for the weekend, with RM accounting for $35.9 million and Gooding claiming the remaining $30.9 million.

Amalgam displayed a selection of world-class, large scale models including:

- Ferrari 250GTO special Edition
- Team Lotus type 38/1
- Mercedes W196 Monoposto
- Ferrari 458 Spider
- Lamborghini Miura SV
- Type 57SC Bugatti Atlantic Coupé

For more information about Amalgam or if you are interested in purchasing a model, please contact our sales team on 0044 (0)1243 527 300 – email sales@amalgamcollection.com

Geneva Motorshow 2014

March 5th, 2014


The Geneva Motor Show 2014 is one of the most significant and prestigious annual events in the motor industry featuring world premieres of many exciting new models:

FERRARI CALIFORNIA T: This stunning car can accelerate from 0-100 kph (0-62mph) in 3.6 seconds and stylishly cruise at top speeds in excess of 314 kph (195 mph).

LAMBORGHINI HURACAN LP 610-4: A replacement for the Gallardo, Lamborghini’s top-selling model of all time, this sleek missile has new aluminum and carbon fiber components and a top speed of 325 kph (202 mph). The Huracan, Spanish for hurricane, transmits power to all four wheels, and has a new 7-speed dual clutch transmission and electronically controlled shocks.

Amalgam Fine Model cars were invited to display some of our World-class models on the stands of Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lamborghini and Bugatti.

Models shown included: Lambroghini Aventador 50th Anniversary Roadster, Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Aston Martin Vanquish and the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse.

Images – 1:8 scale Lamborghini Aventador 50th Anniversary Roadster and Ferrari 458 Speciale.

Amalgam at Ferrari Cavallini Classic 2014

March 5th, 2014


The Cavallino Classic 2014 was held January 22-26 at the Breakers Resort Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Celebrating its 23rd anniversary, this five-day gathering for Ferrari owners and enthusiasts saw participants and their 400 exotic and classic cars attending from the United States and Europe.

The first event of the gathering was the Cavallino Classic Competition, a two-day track meet at Palm Beach International Raceway. A select field of competition Ferraris, Maseratis, Alfa Romeos and Bugattis tackled the 11-turn, 2.043 mile race track, including a pair of Ferrari 250 Testa Rossas (0748TR and 0756TR); a pair of Ferrari 250 GTOs (3705GT and 4757GT); Ferrari 375 MM; Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France; Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta; Ferrari 275 Competizione; Ferrari 512 M; Maserati 250F; Alfa Romeo P3; Alfa Romeo 8C Monza and Bugatti Type 37A; among others.

Yet, as always, the high point of the Cavallino Classic is the Concorso d’Eleganza on the front lawn of the Breakers Resort Hotel, on Saturday, January 25, 2014. A field of 150 Ferrari automobiles were judged for originality and elegance, vying for Class Awards and the important Major Cups, along with the Cavallino Cup for Best in Show. This year’s event featured the 50th anniversary of the 275 model, with nearly two dozen examples displayed including the class-winning Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione of Preston Henn.

The Best of Show Competition Ferrari award at the 2014 Cavallino Classic was presented to the 1948 Ferrari 166 Spider Corsa, while the Best of Show Gran Turismo Ferrari award was given to the Ferrari 400 Superamerica of Jack Thomas.

Amalgam Fine Model Cars were proud to be invited by Ferrari to display a selction of models at this event including the stunning LaFerrari at 1:8 and 1:12 scale and a selection of our 250 GTO special collection models.

Amalgam announces the Red Bull RB9 1:8 F1 model

January 26th, 2014

Amalgam Fine Model Cars is proud to announce the launch of the Red Bull RB9 1-8 scale F1 racing car as driven by Sebastian Vettel to victory at the Buddh International Circuit in India on the 27th October 2013.

Not only did Sebastian Vettel win the Indian GP, but the result of the race clinched Vettel’s fourth world title championship in a row.

The model is available now, for more information on our world class fine model cars, please contact Tim Scott on 0044 (0) 1243 527 300 or email sales@amalgamcollection.com.

McLaren 50 Presents “Waiting: A Decade of Life in the Grand Prix Pitlane” in Hong Kong

January 5th, 2014

American photojournalist Richard Kelley held his first personal photo exhibition in Hong Kong titled “Waiting: A Decade of Life in the Grand Prix Pit Lane” from October 26th to November 7th , 2013 – officially presented by McLaren 50.

Based on this Formula One photographic collection, the exhibition showcases his 12 year documentary project started 40 years ago, representing his intimate impressions of a golden era of intensity in Formula One that will never be witnessed again. That timeframe, from 1972 to 1984 rapidly exploded with the greatest changes to the sport, the cars, and the technology over the shortest timespan in Grand Prix history.

Amalgam Fine Model Cards were proud to exhibit a selection of their world–class 1:8 scale models at this exciting event organized by TK. TK has silently created an empire in Hong Kong. Founder of the influential Milk magazine , TK has been a key style influencer in the Hong Kong scene and beyond. He is best known for his work with the brand and multimedia establishment Silly Thing.

LaFerrari at 1:12 scale

December 19th, 2013

Due to the incredible success and ongoing demand for our superb 1:8 scale model of the Ferrari LaFerrari, we are pleased to announce production of this model at 1:12 scale.

Amalgam have replicated the superb LaFerrari in exacting detail at 1:12 scale. The first batch of these models are available as of December 2013. Retail price has been set at £999.

This model is available to order now.

For all sales enquiries please contact Tim Scott on 0044 (0) 1243 527 300
or email sales@amalgamcollection.com

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Ralph Lauren launches new luxury store at Selfridges

October 21st, 2013

To celebrate the launch of Ralph Lauren’s new luxury menswear corner at Selfridges London, the New York-based label are hosting an exclusive exhibition and launch event in store.

This nearly 198-square metre space is dedicated to a wide selection of Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Black Label and menswear accessories.

Having opened on 25 September on level 1, Ralph Lauren is celebrating the launch with an Amalgam model car exhibition from 12 to 23 October. All of the exquisite limited edition cars on show are from Mr. Lauren’s personal collection and will be in store until the 23 October.

On 17 October from 7pm an exclusive launch night was hosted by the team at Ralph Lauren and British GQ. Amalgam FMC team attended the event displaying a selection of models from the Ralph Lauren Fine Model Car Collection and offering a model-build demonstration.

There was much interest in the models, which are available for sale exclusively from Ralph Lauren stores worldwide.

Amalgam to model LaFerrari at 1:12 scale

September 19th, 2013

Due to the incredible success and ongoing demand for our superb 1:8 scale model of the Ferrari LaFerrari (shown in image), we are pleased to announce up-coming production of this model at 1:12 scale.

Amalgam Ferrari LaFerari 1-8 LR (6)

Amalgam will replicate the superb LaFerrari in exacting detail at 1:12 scale. The first batch of these models will be available from early December 2013. Retail price has been set at £999.

This model is available to pre-order now, but demand for the model is high, so early ordering is recommended.

For all sales enquiries please contact Tim Scott on 0044 (0) 1243 527 300
or email sales@amalgamcollection.com