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PIKO (pronounced "peek-oh") is one of the largest and best-known model train brands in Europe and also enjoys a wide following in the United States and other parts of the world. Altogether, PIKO today manufactures over 1500 different products in the following model train scales:
G-Scale: An extensive line of both American and European-prototype weather-resistant models for indoor and outdoor use, including starter sets, locomotives, passenger and freight cars, track, buildings, controls and accessories.
HO-Scale: An extensive line of European-prototype models including starter sets, locomotives (most in both 2-Rail DC and 3-Rail AC versions), passenger and freight cars, track, buildings, controls and accessories.
N-Scale: A growing line of European-prototype models...
Mercedes E43 AMG 4Matic Hot on the heels of the world premiere for the new Mercedes‑Benz E-Class, its first high-performance variant is on the way from Mercedes-AMG. The E43 4Matic with the 3. 0-litre V6 biturbo engine on board will represent the most powerful variant of the executive saloon when it is introduced in September 2016. With two new turbochargers and corresponding software applications, the... The 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission with shorter shift times, the retuned sports suspension based on the AIR BODY CONTROL air suspension and the more direct steering ratio also provide for signature AMG Driving Performance.
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HTC has a lot to prove in 2016, and needs a strong flagship Android phone to do it. Rumors are gathering around a device code-named Perfume, which may be announced early in 2016, as the successor to the One M9. However, the official name is still... In early March, famous leaker Evan Blass said the name of HTC’s next flagship will be called HTC 10. This is a completely different direction for the company since its most recent flagships had the “One” and “M” naming scheme. Although this name hasn’t been confirmed by HTC, it’s doesn’t seem all that crazy. pt , indicated HTC’s next flagship won’t be called the One M10. Unfortunately the source didn’t say what the expected name will be, but it did say that “One” will be.
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Photo: Adam IsmailOne of the best things about being a car nerd that people rarely talk about is that we actually tend to be pretty damn easy to buy gifts for. Perhaps it’s just me, but even after 27 trips around the sun, few simple pleasures still delight as much as getting a miniature version of a car I really like.Well, the gift-giving holidays are now behind us, and while I didn’t receive — nor did I buy myself — any diecasts or model cars, the season has got me curious about what...