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Top 8 Brands for 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars


Which are the best brands of 1/24 scale diecast cars? If you're looking to buy 1/24 scale diecast cars, you've probably noticed that there are a lot of different brands out there, and it can be confusing! This article is intended to give you some basic information on the top brands of 1/24 scale diecast model cars, so that you can make an informed decision and know where to look to find the diecast cars that are right for you.

1/24 scale is a very popular scale for diecast collectors for a couple of reasons. First of all, 1/24 scale cars are large enough that they can be quite realistic, with much more detail than the smaller scales. At the same time, 1/24 scale diecast vehicles are still much more affordable than larger diecast cars. Finally, it's worth noting that, because they don't have intricate details, 1/24 cars can still be suitable for children, which is generally not the case for larger cars.
Each of the top brands has certain specializations and characteristics, so read on for some helpful advice on how to select the best 1/24 scale cars for your diecast collection! Also you can click on any image to buy now!

Our most popular brand, Jada Toys specializes in 1/24 scale diecast muscle cars and movie cars, but also makes an attractive line of classic vehicles. If you're looking for movie cars, Jada is one of the top brands -- definitely the #1 brand for Fast & Furious fans, also offering a variety of Batmobiles and other cars from movies such as Cars, Transformers & Jurassic World. Jada diecast cars tend to be heavier and more robust than other 1/24 cars, as they are made of heavier metal, they are slightly larger and they have large, eye-catching rims and wheels. They might cost $1-2 more than other 1/24 cars because of the extra material. 
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MAISTO 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars
If you're interested in browsing through a huge selection of high-quality 1/24 scale diecast cars, then Maisto should be one of your first stops. Maisto offers hundreds of different 1/24 scale models -- ranging all the way from 1920s Ford Model A's through current pickup, SUV and sports car models. The quality and level of detail of Maisto diecast products is excellent! Maisto has an especially strong selection of diecast 1960s and 1970s muscle cars, and don't forget to check out their awesome Harley-Davidson collection!
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MOTOR MAX 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars

Another excellent choice if you're looking for a broad selection is Motor Max. Under the Motor Max and Showcasts brands (many of which are made by Motor Max), you will find a vast range of 1/24 scale diecast cars of all types. Motor Max probably has the best selection of vintage cars, with an excellent assortment of cars from every decade starting in the 1930s. In the Motor Max diecast selection, you'll also find tons of great muscle cars and even speedy diecast Paganis, Lotuses, Maseratis, Lamborghinis and McLarens -- something for every diecast collection!
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WELLY 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars
Welly offers a fine selection of attractive 1/24 scale diecast cars, specializing in the "Golden Age" cars of the 1950s through the early 1970s. They also make the only 1/24 Back to the Future Delorean Time Machine, which is one of our best sellers. Welly cars come in very attractive colors, but they are somewhat more delicate, lighter and slightly smaller than the other main diecast brands.
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BBURAGO 1/24 Scale DIecast Cars

If you love Ferraris or other European "supercars" then Bburago is the brand for you! Bburago (yes, there are 2 B's at the beginning!) is a diecast car brand that specializes in diecast European sports cars, race cars and "supercars" In addition to holding the exclusive license to make Ferrari diecast cars, Bburago is also known for excellent 1/24 scale replicas of other leading European brands, such as Lamborghini, Maserati, Porsche, McLaren, Bugatti, and Jaguar, as well as other European standards such as Fiat, Mercedes and Land Rover. The quality of their products is excellent. Note that Bburago is part of the Maisto family.
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GREENLIGHT 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars

Offering a fine assortment of 1/24 diecast movie cars, Greenlight is the #1 brand for licensed Hollywood movie and TV cars. Greenlight diecast cars are very high quality and detailed, usually somewhat more expensive than other 1/24 brands because they're popularly known vehicles. In addition to their movie cars, Greenlight also makes a unique line of trailers and several other specialty cars that are worth checking out. 
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M2 MACHINES 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars

M2 Machines makes high-quality, attractively detailed 1/24 scale diecast car models that mainly focus on classic muscle cars. The Castline M2 selection is smaller than other 1/24 manufacturers, but the cars that they make are very robust, noticeably heavier than other brands, and attractively packaged. They also cost a bit more than other 1/24 cars, but they're well worth it!
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NEW RAY 1/24 Scale Diecast Cars

New Ray makes a high-quality selection of a variety of 1/24 scale diecast cars. Their quality and level of detail compare with the premiere brands like Maisto and Motor Max, but their selection is somewhat more limited. New Ray's diecast cars are certainly worth checking out, as they are attractive and affordable.
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For more info, check out these manufacturer websites:
Jada Toys
Motor Max
M2 Machines
New Ray