MaXichamps

By Maz Woolley

 

After many years where prices of Minichamps models crept higher and higher they have released a new range aimed at a lower price point. This was announced some time ago but the first models are now released and available to order. All are diecast in China to 1:43 scale. Minichamps’ intention is to release further models in this range in future. Looking at the photographs supplied by Minichamps it looks like this new range has been created mainly by the re-use of older Minichamps moulds and the models are made to a standard similar to WhiteBox and other premium ranges made using Ixo castings.

It will be interesting to see how many sales they make of this range given that many collectors have the subjects in their earlier Minichamps release, from a part work or series like White Box, or even competitor like Oxford Diecast.  Although cheap for MInichamps models they are dearer than Oxford or Corgi in the UK and dearer than WhiteBox on the Continent.

A review of the photographs supplied shows that the models are made to a reasonable standard but have no photo-etched or highly detailed parts. They are certainly no more detailed that say a contemporary Oxford Diecast 1:43 scale model.

 

mercedes-benz-230sl-1965-gold-metallic

940032230 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL – 1965 – GOLD METALLIC


mercedes-benz-230sl-1965-grey

940032231 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL – 1965 – GREY


mercedes-benz-230e-1991-silver-metallic

940037000 MERCEDES-BENZ 230E – 1991 – SILVER METALLIC


mercedes-benz-230e-1991-blue-metallic

940037001 MERCEDES-BENZ 230E – 1991 – BLUE METALLIC


opel-kadett-c-coupe-1974-yellow

940045620 OPEL KADETT C COUPÉ – 1974 – YELLOW


opel-kadett-c-coupe-1974-green

940045621 OPEL KADETT C COUPÉ – 1974 – GREEN


volkswagen-golf-gti-1980-red

940055170 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI – 1980 – RED


volkswagen-golf-gti-1980-white

940055171 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI – 1980 – WHITE


porsche-924-gt-1981-red

940066120 PORSCHE 924 GT – 1981 – RED


porsche-924-gt-1981-white

940066121 PORSCHE 924 GT – 1981 – WHITE


ford-fiesta-1976-light-green

940085100 FORD FIESTA – 1976 – LIGHT GREEN


ford-fiesta-1976-light-brown-metallic

940085101 FORD FIESTA – 1976 – LIGHT BROWN METALLIC


mercedes-benz-190-sl-w121-1955-silver

940033130 MERCEDES-BENZ 190 SL (W121) – 1955 – SILVER


mercedes-benz-190-sl-w121-1955-dark-red

940033131 MERCEDES-BENZ 190 SL (W121) – 1955 – DARK RED


mercedes-benz-450-slc-r107-1974-dark-green-metallic

940033420 MERCEDES-BENZ 450 SLC (R107) – 1974 – DARK GREEN METALLIC


mercedes-benz-450-slc-r107-1974-silver

940033421 MERCEDES-BENZ 450 SLC (R107) – 1974 – SILVER


mercedes-benz-200d-w114-w115-1973-blue

940034000 MERCEDES-BENZ 200D (W114/115) – 1973 – BLUE


mercedes-benz-200d-w114-w115-1973-dark-green

940034001 MERCEDES-BENZ 200D (W114/115) – 1973 – DARK GREEN


opel-manta-a-1970-ochre

940045500 OPEL MANTA A – 1970 – OCHRE


opel-manta-a-1970-green-metallic

940045501 OPEL MANTA A – 1970 – GREEN METALLIC


opel-kadett-c-1974-brown-metallic

940045600 OPEL KADETT C – 1974 – BROWN METALLIC


opel-kadett-c-1974-blue

940045601 OPEL KADETT C – 1974 – BLUE


opel-diplomat-b-1969-dark-green

940046070 OPEL DIPLOMAT B – 1969 – DARK GREEN


opel-diplomat-b-1969-dark-red

940046071 OPEL DIPLOMAT B – 1969 – DARK RED


volkswagen-scirocco-1974-green-metallic

940050420 VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO – 1974 – GREEN METALLIC


volkswagen-scirocco-1974-brown-metallic

940050421 VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO – 1974 – BROWN METALLIC


porsche-924-1984-silver

940062120 PORSCHE 924 – 1984 – SILVER


porsche-924-1984-brown-metallic

940062121 PORSCHE 924 – 1984 – BROWN METALLIC


NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE

940062370 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S – 2013 – MATT BLACK


NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE

940062371 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S – 2013 – GREY METALLIC


porsche-928-gts-1991-grey-metallic

940068100 PORSCHE 928 GTS – 1991 – GREY METALLIC


porsche-928-gts-1991-dark-blue-metallic

940068101 PORSCHE 928 GTS – 1991 – DARK BLUE METALLIC


ford-taunus-1970-brown-metallic

940081300 FORD TAUNUS – 1970 – BROWN METALLIC


ford-taunus-1970-light-blue

940081301 FORD TAUNUS – 1970 – LIGHT BLUE


ford-capri-1969-red

940085500 FORD CAPRI – 1969 – RED


ford-capri-1969-light-blue-metallic

940085501 FORD CAPRI – 1969 – LIGHT BLUE METALLIC


ford-capri-rs-1969-yellow

940085800 FORD CAPRI RS – 1969 – YELLOW


ford-capri-rs-1969-red

940085801 FORD CAPRI RS – 1969 – RED


peugeot-205-gti-1990-red

940112300 PEUGEOT 205 GTI – 1990 – RED


peugeot-205-gti-1990-blue

940112301 PEUGEOT 205 GTI – 1990 – BLUE


peugeot-504-1970-dark-red

940112500 PEUGEOT 504 – 1970 – DARK RED


peugeot-504-1970-light-green-metallic

940112501 PEUGEOT 504 – 1970 – LIGHT GREEN METALLIC


fiat-x1_9-1974-yellow

940121660 FIAT X1/9 – 1974 – YELLOW


fiat-x1_9-1974-blue940121661 FIAT X1/9 – 1974 – BLUE


morris-mini-850-mk-i-1960-red940138600 MORRIS MINI 850 MK I – 1960 – RED


morris-mini-850-mk-i-1960-green940138601 MORRIS MINI 850 MK I – 1960 – GREEN


volvo-121-amazon-1966-grey

940171000 VOLVO 121 AMAZON – 1966 – GREY


volvo-121-amazon-1966-dark-red

940171001 VOLVO 121 AMAZON – 1966 – DARK RED


volvo-240-gl-break-1986-red

940171410 VOLVO 240 GL BREAK – 1986 – RED


volvo-240-gl-break-1986-dark-green

940171411 VOLVO 240 GL BREAK – 1986 – DARK GREEN


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