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  • CAPD's Picks For 2011

    Here are a few favorites picked by the team here at CAPD. Brad's favorite for 2011: I picked the 1/64 Missile Tow because it has fat fenders and carries cool cars! Rick's favorite for 2011: 1/10 RC Lamborghini Aventador, because I have a thing for s...
  • Phender — 3" '40s style custom exclusive to Maisto

    Cars of the 1940s had flowing lines as they evolved from the boxy '20s and early '30s styles. This made them especially desirable for customizing. Steve Eastwood designed this one for Maisto from scratch, evoking the general apppearance of '40s coupes...
  • Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all

    About fifteen years ago we made Christmas tree ornaments. We still have a few of them on the company tree at the U.S. office. May you all have a great holiday season and a wonderful new year....
  • Modify your Maisto die-cast models

    Most people collect Maisto models just the way we make them. But they're also great as a starting point for your own customizing. Here's one that started out as a 1:18 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, #31686. By the time I got done with it just about every par...
  • 1:24 Mercedes-Benz SLK

    Here's the newest SLK from Mercedes-Benz. Maisto has it in 1:24 die-cast in red and silver colors. It has opening doors and hood along with steerable front wheels. The stock number is 31206 and it should be available at retailers now. ...
  • 70 years ago: a date which will live in infamy

    "Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." With these words, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt asked Congress to de...
  • Leadfoot

    Let's take a look at one of the Maisto in-house car styles. It appears in a variety of lines and decorations. Castro, the designer, says "I've always loved lead sleds and kustoms. Mercs, chopped and dropped '50s Chevys and Cadillacs. Those were my inspira...
  • Car Show in Nitra, Slovakia... Yes, We Are There!

    Maisto was once again represented in a rather remote location, this time in Nitra, Slovakia. The scene was the Autosalon Nitra this past September, and our daily dose favorite Pama Distributing had a great display of our products at the show. Check out so...
  • Car Show in NItra Slovakia... Yes, We Are There!

    Maisto was once again represented in a rather remote location, this time in Nitra, Slovakia. The scene was the Autosalon Nitra this past September, and our daily dose favorite Pama Distributing had a great display of our products at the show. Check out so...
  • Address is Approximate

    Here is a great new video by Tom Jenkins. I saw it and loved it right away. And then, I looked closer. Could that be a Maisto 1:18 Cadillac? Charles said he thought so, but could not be sure. So I checked with Tom himself - sure enough, it is! ...
  • 1:18 Harley-Davidson® Series 29

    Live cage free -- the Harley slogan suggests that we get out of 4-wheeled vehicles (cages) and ride a motorcycle. Here is the latest Maisto collection of Harley-Davidson die-cast bikes. The XR 1200X is all-new tooling while the others are new colo...
  • 64 Pontiac LeMans Spotted

    Parking lot lurking the other day and came across this Poncho. Looks serious with pizzas on the front, drag radials out back, caged, shut off on the truck, and a chute. So this car should be putting up 9.99 or 150 mph whatever comes first. Looks killer an...
  • 48 Hour Camaro Spotted

    Driving home last night I spotted the 48 Hour Camaro out of the corner of my eye. Very cool to see it out in the wild. Why you may ask is it named the 48 Hour Camaro? Simple it was built in just that amount of time. ...
  • 100th Anniversary of Chevrolet

    Chevrolet celebrates 100 years on November 3. ...
  • Online poll for you

    Over at the right side of the home page is a poll that changes monthly. For October, it is "What 1:24 and 1:18 die-cast stock production vehicles should Maisto make?" For most of the month, "More U.S. muscle cars" was in the lead. As I write this "More...
  • Here's a video of what we were doing five years ago

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  • Just because you don't see it doesn't meant that it doesn't exist

    When you flip through the online catalog on the www.maisto.com home page, you'll see one photo for each of our 1:18 Premiere Edition and 1:18 and 1:24 Special Edition models. That photo only shows it in one color. Nearby, there will be little color bars s...
  • 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS RS Custom Shop All Stars 1:24

    Available now are the Maisto pro touring versions of the 2010 Camaro. The SKU is 31359....
  • 2010 Ford F-150 STX 1:27 scale die-cast

    You can't go wrong with a red Ford pickup. This 2010 F-150 has the STX option and features opening doors and tailgate. The SKU is 31270 and should be in stores now. It's also available in metallic blue. Both are painted in authentic Ford colors. Th...
  • 2011 Ford Mustang GT — 1:24 scale Custom Shop All Stars

    The latest in the All Stars line of pro touring styled cars is the 2011 Ford Mustang GT. It's available in orange and metallic blue. The stock number is 31361 and it should be arriving at stores very soon. It has an opening hood to show off the Ford ...

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