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Hachette F1 1/24th scale Championship models


F1Tommy
04-23-2022, 01:26 PM
For those of you who convert high quality 1/24th diecasts into very good models here is a new series of F1 cars only available at newsstands in Italy or off ebay Italy. The 1/24th scale series is up to number 30 now with the release of the Ferrari 312T 1975 champion model car. Overall the quality is very high and the accuracy alot better than the old Revell Germany 1/24th F1 kits. Paint is almost perfect and graphics applied very nicely. These are 1/24th scale collector models not BBurago style toys.

Here is the website and several furums with pictures of the models. Hachette also does a very good rally series in 1/24th scale and also do the 1/24th scale Bellkits molds. They know what they are doing.

They plan 60 1/24th scale F1 cars so far and you can only get them on ebay Italy unless you live in Italy. Not very expensive either.


https://www.centauria.it/shop/collezioni/le-grandi-formula-1/?fbclid=IwAR2HOl02_djPRmQtQW0Jssn9gOcIFbQmfUMFixet-3Cr83pI32OgFBMzN0g

http://www.automodellando.it/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=23557&whichpage=53

https://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/threads/quattroruote-1-24-diecast-model-collection.204071/page-19

F1Tommy
05-11-2022, 08:23 AM
Hachette has just added 20 more cars in the regular 1/24th F1 series. So now 80 1/24th F1 cars. I will tell you these diecasts are better quality than the old Revell kits and even some Hasegawa and Fujimi kits in 1/24th scale. Buy the BT46B or Lotus 79 and judge for yourself. As I said, I re detail my models to make them very presentable.

Hachette has also rumored a 60 car 1/24th Ferrari F1 collection starting in 2023. These are not junk Burago diecasts, but highly detailed collector models that can be a base for a great super detailed curbside with a small effort. Decals available from Indycals and pattosplace or save as much of the models decals as you can when re detailing, they are that good.

lovegt40
06-02-2022, 02:46 PM
little by little i'm buying some of theme. On my youtube channel i do the die cast review of those ones. Nice models, still very far away to collector level imho. In november 22 they will do a 312 t4.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0bl6qMwhHo

F1Tommy
06-02-2022, 04:03 PM
little by little i'm buying some of theme. On my youtube channel i do the die cast review of those ones. Nice models, still very far away to collector level imho. In november 22 they will do a 312 t4.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0bl6qMwhHo

They do need some added detail but the paint and graphics are very well done and in alot of cases can be used.

Check out the Hachette rally cars also. The bodies are more accurate than the old Tamiya kits. R5 Turbo Hachette much better to name one. You under estimate these models in your video. Toys can be more accurate than a kit depending on who made them. The suspension is the worst part on that March but it is better on other F1 models. Keep buying them and you will see what I mean.

I do think these are as good as most of the old F1 1/24th plastic kits in accuracy other than Rosso. Way above BBurago style diecasts for sure. Some are better than others. I think the BT46, Tyrrell 006 and Lotus 79 are top quality curbsides. You have to go over all of them and add small details but a Top Quality model is possible with these diecasts. A gift to us from Hachette, a company that also makes plastic kits for other companies.

Nice video....

lovegt40
06-04-2022, 04:23 PM
Not really. I just took the last F2004 and will prepare soon a comparison video with my ordinary build of the Revell F2003ga. On the Hachette models there are some dramatic build mistakes, and not cause packaging.
The Ferrari of this series are a must of course and on 1:24 scale. wonderful to see them together with other types of cars.

I well know also the rally series, taking several of them (too many honestly..). Also, Burago is indeed a dilemma. some models are stunning (shapes mostly, clearly done after company 3d files), very well taken, and sometimes also very well assembled. Just took here a stunning sp1 Monza, simply fantastic, as well as their Roma. Impossible miss theme, especially at 20 euros.

I don't think I under estimate theme, never. The proof is I'm buying a lot of theme. The value for money is simply amazing. In ordinary kit modeling for 20 euros you cant get a set of resin wheels.

Note there has been also a test series (I read was made for Spanish market only) where they tried with 60s sports car and prototypes. They made a stunning model of the ford gt40 mk.1 1075 that IMO is simply the best ever around in 24th. Just the wheels are as usual little bit toyish, but the overall look is seriously the nicest. Miles away from any fujimi or meng models, talking of shapes.

F1Tommy
06-04-2022, 06:15 PM
Not really. I just took the last F2004 and will prepare soon a comparison video with my ordinary build of the Revell F2003ga. On the Hachette models there are some dramatic build mistakes, and not cause packaging.
The Ferrari of this series are a must of course and on 1:24 scale. wonderful to see them together with other types of cars.

I well know also the rally series, taking several of them (too many honestly..). Also, Burago is indeed a dilemma. some models are stunning (shapes mostly, clearly done after company 3d files), very well taken, and sometimes also very well assembled. Just took here a stunning sp1 Monza, simply fantastic, as well as their Roma. Impossible miss theme, especially at 20 euros.

I don't think I under estimate theme, never. The proof is I'm buying a lot of theme. The value for money is simply amazing. In ordinary kit modeling for 20 euros you cant get a set of resin wheels.

Note there has been also a test series (I read was made for Spanish market only) where they tried with 60s sports car and prototypes. They made a stunning model of the ford gt40 mk.1 1075 that IMO is simply the best ever around in 24th. Just the wheels are as usual little bit toyish, but the overall look is seriously the nicest. Miles away from any fujimi or meng models, talking of shapes.

It really is amazing we could not get alot of the rally and F1 cars in kits but now they do them all as very good diecasts. By the way, that BBurago SP1 has the same direction directional wheels on both sides, so big mistake but the model is very nice overall. It looks like it should have a motor. Maybe some markets have a motor on the SP1 just like the Roma has a motor in some markets. Strange for them to do that. Anyway I keep buying the F1 and I hope they do a Lemans series. Yes that GT40 is very nice, again more accurate that the Fujimi kit in almost every way.

lovegt40
06-09-2022, 04:16 AM
will not be surprised if in the future those models will be slightly modified and cloned in resin . bodies are really nicely done. have still a long wish list of those ones to buy.

In a different scale (1:18) also Solido started to do incredibly nice objects.
I've just purchased their RWB porsche 964, for 35 euros. Incredibly nice and stunning look...


https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/115342631729_/1-18-Solido-RWB-Porsche-964-Hibiki-Orange-2016.jpg

F1Tommy
06-15-2022, 09:40 AM
To go along with the Hachette 1/24th Ferrari 312T I found this figure maker. Very good quality Niki Lauda 1/24th figure. Also have several 1/12th and 1/8th figures.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/284852234406?hash=item42528428a6:g:HYEAAOSwRLRiavX D

F1Tommy
06-25-2022, 10:52 AM
This guy is great. I have several in 1/12th and 1/24th and they are so detailed and accurate. Niki Lauda and Fangio look just like them. I think he will do any scale on request.


https://www.ebay.com/sch/mynamen_85/m.html?ssPageName=STRK%3Anull%3AMESOI&_trksid=p2060353.m2763.l2654

F1Tommy
07-11-2022, 07:08 PM
More 1/24th scale Hachette F1 models announced.


Release Date: 07/01/2023 BENETTON B190 - Nelson Piquet - 1990

Release Date: 21/01/2023 ALFA ROMEO 177 - Bruno Giacomelli -1979

Release Date: 04/02/2023 BRABHAM BT44 B - Carlos Pace - 1975

Release Date: 18/02/2023 FERRARI 156-85 - Michele Alboreto - 1985

F1Tommy
07-13-2022, 01:18 PM
Hachette 1/24th F1 cars up to number 60 in the series.

39 RENAULT RS10 JEAN-PIERRE JABOUILLE
40 MATRA MS 80 JACKIE STEWART
41 HESKETH 308B JAMES HUNT
42 McLAREN MP 4/14 MIKA HAKKINEN
43 RED BULL RB15 MAX VERSTAPPEN
44 JORDAN 191 MICHAEL SCHUMACHER
45 FERRARI 312 T4 JODY SCHECKTER
46 "MERCEDES W 196 JUAN MANUEL FANGIO
47 WILLIAMS FW 14B NIGEL MANSELL
48 BRABHAM BT 52B NELSON PIQUET
49 BENETTON B190 NELSON PIQUET
50 ALFA ROMEO 177 BRUNO GIACOMELLI
51 BRABHAM BT44 B CARLOS PACE
52 FERRARI 156-85 MICHELE ALBORETO
53 LOTUS 49B GRAHAM HILL
54 ARROWS A1 RICCARDO PATRESE
55 BRABHAM BT45B CARLOS REUTEMANN
56 WILLIAMS FW 07 ALAN JONES
57 WILLIAMS FW26 JUAN PABLO MONTOYA
58 JORDAN 199 HEINZ-HARALD FRENTZEN
59 MARCH 711 RONNIE PETERSON
60 RACING POINT RP20 SERGIO PEREZ

lovegt40
08-01-2022, 03:39 AM
Really hoped for a 126c2... No way

F1Tommy
08-06-2022, 06:41 PM
I found this guy in Japan who makes videos of most of the Deagostini 1/24th F1 models. They say on their website 80 1/24th F1 models, but they have updated that now to 150 models.

They do supply tobacco decals for the model wich he shows on the end of the video. Paint and finish is very good for a diecast, perfect for reworking and detailing+ clearcoat.

Remember this is the same company that does the Belkits models so they do know how to make good models.

https://youtu.be/NrXCOuf7TRY

F1Tommy
09-02-2022, 07:57 PM
We just hit the halfway point at number 40 for the two series of 1/24th F1 model subscriptions. The quality keeps getting better and better. Rumors of more than 80 1/24th F1 cars are still unconfirmed.

This week the 1/24th Matra MS80 from 1969. I already have the FPPM kit in 1/24th scale but this Hachette model has some things I like better and some things I like less. We also have the Ferrari F1 and Lemans winners 1/24th Hachette collections still coming for next year if rumors are true. Top quality diecasts and good starting points for great models.

www.automodellando.it/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=23557&whichpage=62

F1Tommy
09-16-2022, 08:18 AM
The James Hunt Hesketh 308B 1975 is out in 1/24th scale. It looks real nice. This is the halfway point for the first collection.

http://www.automodellando.it/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=23557&whichpage=63

F1Tommy
10-06-2022, 09:31 AM
Hachette has now announced they will release the 1/24th F1 newstand collection as the IXO F1 1/24th series for the world. The first 3 are out, the Tyrell P34 Belgium 1977, Mclaren M23 Canada 1976 and Lotus 72 British GP. This should make them easier to get. We are up to number 42 of 80 planned so far with the 1/24th Ferrari F1 series also coming in 2023.

Hachette also makes Bellkits, and these are much like those kits in detail, but curbside and assembled with tobacco sponsors included.





https://www.facebook.com/ixomodels

F1Tommy
10-24-2022, 03:21 PM
I have the 3 IXO 1/24th F1 models and I think they are slightly better than the newstand models. They have a much better display case included and the Lotus 72 has double gold ring Firestone tires, the Hachette newstand had single gold rings. From pictures I found they ran both styles in 1972, and on some races no rings on the inside tires just like the IXO model. Amazing quality for the money, a gift from Hachette to F1 collectors.

F1Tommy
11-26-2022, 10:52 AM
More information. They have confirmed the Ferrari 1/24th F1 collection starting in December 2022!!! This is the second series of F1 in 1/24th offered by Hachette IXO. I expect to see IXO also release some of these under their new 1/24th F1 line. Can't wait for the 1/24th Lemans winner collection to start also.


https://fb.watch/h1zXn5XZYl/

F1Tommy
11-30-2022, 05:29 PM
60 1/24th Ferrari F1 models coming from Centauria/Hachette/IXO.



https://www.centauria.it/opera/collezioni/le-grandi-ferrari-f1

F1Tommy
12-01-2022, 06:27 PM
First 13 1/24th Centauria Ferrari F1 releases:

1 Ferrari SF21 - Charles Leclerc - 2021 03/01/2023
2 Ferrari F1-2000 - Michael Schumacher - 2000 17/01/2023
3 Ferrari F1-75 - Charles Leclerc - 2022 27/01/2023
4 Ferrari SF71H - Kimi Räikkönen - 2018 14/02/2023
5 Ferrari 312 T4 - Gilles Villeneuve - 1979 27/02/2023
6 Ferrari F1-89 - Nigel Mansell - 1989 14/03/2023
7 Ferrari SF1000 - Charles Leclerc - 2020 - Tuscan Grand Prix Ferrari 1000 27/03/2023
8 Ferrari F2012 - Fernando Alonso - 2012 11/04/2023
9 Ferrari 312 T - Niki Lauda - 1975 25/04/2023
10 Ferrari F2002 - Rubens Barrichello - 2002 09/05/2023
11 Ferrari 312 T2 - Carlos Reutemann - 1976 23/05/2023
12 Ferrari 375 F1 -José Froilán González - 1951 06/06/2023
13 Ferrari 158 F1 - John Surtees - 1964 20/06/2023

lovegt40
01-02-2023, 12:55 PM
Late January will arrive the 156 of Michele Alboreto

F1Tommy
01-04-2023, 05:49 PM
Late January will arrive the 156 of Michele Alboreto

Alot of new 1/24th Ferrari F1 models in this collection. Can't wait!!!

I prefer the pre 2010 cars, but the Ferrari F1 75 is a good looking car.

F1Tommy
01-20-2023, 09:49 AM
Wow is this latest Hachette 1/24 F1 Alfa 177 nice!! Not my favorite Alfa F1 version, I like the 179 alot better but they really put alot of detail in this model. Maybe the best yet? We have about 15 top contenders now.

The top 10 IMO best Hachette F1 1/24th models so far.... These are all as good or better than any curbside plastic kits I have seen. Look at the crisp details. And those lucky collectors in Italy pay 30 Euro with no tax from the newstand!!


Lotus 79 1978
Brabhan BT46B
Alfa 177
Tyrrell 005
Lotus 72
Braun 2009
Williams FW08
Brabham BT52B
Hesketh 308B
Ferrari 312 1976

I see a trend that maybe Hachette likes 1970's and 1980's cars best.


http://www.automodellando.it/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=23557&whichpage=70

lovegt40
02-27-2023, 12:47 PM
they just updated the serie. There will be 80 issues instead of 60. the last ferrari 156/85 is simply wonderful.
in the same way they also started a similar serie on only ferrari in 1:24. the difference is 5 euro cause they all have a very nice solid plastic showcase that previousgenerical formula 1 serie didnt had.

the last issue Ijust got is the t4 from gilles villeneuve.

you will find all my video review on my youtube channel, both in english and italian

F1Tommy
03-01-2023, 09:48 AM
Hi LoveGT40,

They do seem to love the 1970 and 1980 F1 cars best. I hope we can get a complete F1 driver's championship out of this series in 1/24th. That would be amazing, and we are getting closer. The extra 20 models should bring us close.

I am trying to talk IXO into doing all the F1 champions from 1950-2022 in 1/24th for international sale. They have alot of the cars done already in the newstand releases. IXO seems to do slightly better on their own versions of the Hachette releases. Slightly better finish and detail overall.

F1Tommy
03-18-2023, 07:47 AM
Centauria from Italy newstand IXO Hachette 1/24th F1 coming models have an extension from 61 to 80. Some interesting cars and 8 more World Drivers champion cars. I like the extra odd cars such as the Arrows A2, Tyrell 011(I suspect Detroit) and Ligier JS 11.

If you do not know how good the quality of these F1 models is you owe yourself a purchase of one. The last Brabham BT45 model is stunning, although the real car was not very good.

Jordan 199 1999 Frentzen
Mercedes 2019 Gp germany Hamilton
Racing Point 2017 Perez
Red Bull 2022 Verstappen
Ferrari 2022 Gp Italia Leclerc
Lotus 25 1963 Clark
Cooper 1959 Moss
Mercedes 2022 Russell
Benetton B186 1986 Berger
Brabham Bt49 1981 Piquet
McLaren Mp4/8 1993 Senna
Ferrari F1-2000 Barrichello
Ligier JS 11 1979 Laffitte
Tyrrell 011 1982 Alboreto
Arrows A2 1979 Mass
Brabham Bt24 1967 Hulme
Maserati 250F 1957 Fangio
Ferrari SF-15T 2015 Vettel
Mercedes W05 2014 Hamilton

F1Tommy
06-09-2023, 06:36 AM
Collection now extended to 100 1/24th F1 cars!!!

Maybe when we get to 100 1/24th F1 cars they will extend it again:) That list that was given a month or so ago might be pretty accurate, so with the added new cars we are still missing 15 or so cars.

Getting closer to a complete 1/24th F1 drivers championship collection!!


Le Grandi F1 announcement today:

- Racing Point RP20 Perez 2020
- Lotus 97T Senna 1985
- Jordan 199 Frentzen 1999
- Alpine A522 Ocon 2022
- Alpha Tauri AT01 Gasly 2020
- Brabham BT49 Piquet 1981
- Ligier JS43 Panis 1996
- Aston Martin AMR21 Vettel 2021
- Williams FW37 Massa 2015
- Tecno PA123 Galli 1972

F1Tommy
06-17-2023, 05:01 AM
Next 20 releases for the 1/24th Hachette F1 extension. Great to see a Wolf WR3 added to list!

Racing Point RP20 - Sergio Perez - 2020 - 24/06/2023
LOTUS 97T - Ayrton Senna - 1985 - 08/07/2023
JORDAN 199 - Heinz-Harald Frentzen - 1999 - 22/07/2023
ALPINE A522 - Esteban Ocon - 2022 - 05/08/2023
ALPHA TAURI AT01 - Pierre Gasly - 2020 - 19/08/2023
BRABHAM BT49 - Nelson Piquet - 1981 - 02/09/2023
LIGIER JS43 - Olivier Panis - 1996 - 16/09/2023
ASTON MARTIN AMR21 - Sebastian Vettel - 2021 - 30/09/2023
WILLIAMS FW37 - Felipe Massa - 2015 - 14/10/2023
TECNO PA123 - Nanni Galli - 1972 - 28/10/2023
MCLAREN MCL35M - Lando Norris - 2021 - 11/11/2023
LOTUS E20 - Kimi Raikkonen - 2012 - 25/11/2023
WILLIAMS FW04 - Jacques Laffite - 1975 - 09/12/2023
MINARDI M191 - Pierluigi Martini - 1991 - 23/12/2023
SAUBER C23 - Giancarlo Fisichella - 2004 - 06/01/2024
LIGIER JS11 - Jacques Laffite - 1979 - 20/01/2024
WOLF WR3 - Keke Rosberg - 1978 - 03/02/2024
MARCH 761 - Ronnie Peterson - 1976 - 17/02/2024
RENAULT RE60 - Patrick Tambay - 1985 - 02/03/2024
ALFA ROMEO C42 - Valtteri Bottas - 2022 - 16/03/2024

F1Tommy
06-26-2023, 09:19 AM
Updated up to 100 1/24th F1 models now. I love the BRM P160B 1972 Monaco winner and many of the others. I bet it goes beyond 100. You may go broke collecting all these F1 cars.

https://www.centauria.it/piano-opera/leggendarie-auto-da-corsa-le-grandi-formula-1

F1Tommy
07-14-2023, 04:33 PM
Update on the Hachette Italy 1/24th Ferrari F1 collection. Will go to 60 Ferrari F1 cars.

FERRARI FORMULA 1
01 Ferrari SF21 - Charles Leclerc - 2021 (SOLD OUT)
02 Ferrari F1-2000 - Michael Schumacher - 2000
03 Ferrari F1-75 - Charles Leclerc - 2022 (SOLD OUT)
04 Ferrari SF71H - Kimi Räikkönen - 2018 (SOLD OUT)
05 Ferrari 312 T4 - Gilles Villeneuve - 1979 (SOLD OUT)
06 Ferrari F1-89 - Nigel Mansell - 1989
07 Ferrari SF1000 - Charles Leclerc - Tuscan GP 1000 - 2020 (SOLD OUT)
08 Ferrari F2012 - Fernando Alonso - 2012
09 Ferrari 312 T - Niki Lauda - 1975 29/04/2023
10 Ferrari F2002 - Rubens Barrichello - 2002
11 Ferrari 312 T2 - Carlos Reutemann - 1976
12 Ferrari 375 F1 - José Froilán González - 1951
13 Ferrari 158 F1 - John Surtees - 1964
14 Ferrari F2003-GA - Michael Schumacher - 2003 15/07/2023
15 Ferrari 126 CK - Gilles Villeneuve - 1981 29/07/2023
16 Ferrari 248 F1 - Felipe Massa - 2006 12/08/2023
17 Ferrari 312 B - Clay Regazzoni - 1970 26/08/2023
18 Ferrari 412 T2 - Jean Alesi - 1995 09/09/2023
19 Ferrari F2007 - Kimi Räikkönen - 2007 23/09/2023
20 Ferrari F1-90 - Alain Prost - 1990 07/10/2023
21 Ferrari F1-75 - Charles Leclerc - 2022 - Italian Grand Prix 21/10/2023
22 Ferrari D50 - Juan Manuel Fangio - 1956 03/11/2023
23 Ferrari F399 - Eddie Irvine - 1999 18/11/2023
24 Ferrari F300 - Michael Schumacher - 1998 01/11/2023
25 Ferrari 246 F1 - Mike Hawthorn - 1958 16/12/2023
26 Ferrari F1-87/88C - Gerhard Berger - 1988 30/12/2023
27 Ferrari 312 T2 - Niki Lauda - 1977 13/01/2024

F1Tommy
08-12-2023, 03:27 PM
FPPM Fernando Pinto 1/24th Alfa Romeo P3 1932 champion kit is out. He will do the Guy Moll 1934 "widebody" Monaco P3 winner next.

F1Tommy
09-28-2023, 11:20 AM
Latest update on the Hachette 1/24th Ferrari F1 series. They are doing the 500F2, 312B3, 126C2, 312 T2 and T3....I think we should have almost all the Ferrari F1 cars by the end of this series. They vary, but most are very good and others amazing for diecasts.1956 D50 is out at the end of October.


https://www.centauria.it/piano-opera/le-grandi-ferrari-f1

F1Tommy
12-02-2023, 04:32 AM
According to internal Centauria sources, the 1/24th Ferrari F1 series will reach 80 issues and this is the list of the remaining from number 40 to 60 :

-125 1950
-625 1954
-256 1959
-312-66 1966
-312-69 1969
-312 B2 1971
-126 C3 1983
-F1-93 1993
-412T1 1994
-F310 1996
-F310B1997
-F2001
-F2004
-F10 2010
-SF-15T 2015
-SF70H 2017
-SF90 2019
-F1-75 2022 Sainz
-SF23 Monza 2023
-SF23 Las Vegas 2023
-Ferrari F1 2024

F1Tommy
01-05-2024, 10:45 AM
FYI, Museum Collection has a number of decals made for the Hachette 1/24th F1 models for those wishing to add details. The 126CK wheel and photoetch/decal T-kit is also still available and it is very nice indeed!!


www.museumcollection.jp/product-list/46

F1Tommy
01-21-2024, 04:37 AM
With the Meng kit announcement of a Mclaren MP4/4 full detail in 1/24th scale 1/24th F1 is looking better and better. Keep them coming.

Finally you can put your F1 and sportscars together with the same scale.

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