Die-cast toys and models come in various scales, the most popular ones being:
1:12 scale – Very large models usually about 14 or 15 inches long often targeted at adults who are more into serious collecting and high detail. These models are generally much more expensive than the 1:18 models.
1:18 scale – Large models usually about 7 or 8 inches long, often targeted at adults
1:24 scale – Similar to G scale Nascar Cars],which are 1:22.5 scale, extremely popular in America
1:32 scale – Intermediate size most common for vintage cars and model tractors
1:36 scale – Also made from Maisto, Kinsmart and Welly
1:43 scale – made popular by Dinky and Corgi, the most popular scale with model car collectors internationally – similar to O scale model trains
1:48 scale – aircraft sold in this scale to match plastic model kits
1:50 scale – trucks, buses, construction equipment, promotional models, military vehicles – similar in size to O scale model trains
1:55 scale – used by Siku and the Disney-Pixar Cars Die-Cast Line by Mattel
1:60 scale – the scale of the immensely popular pre-war and post-war military vehicles series by Dinky Toys (including military Dinky Supertoys)
1:64 scale – popular for farm models and American model trucks. Matchbox, Hot Wheels and model Nascar cars are nominally this size.
1:72 scale – A growing scale for military die-cast AFVs
1:76 scale – highly detailed mainly British buses and lorries such as those by EFE and Corgi OOC – same as OO scale model trains
1:87 scale – One of the smallest in scale products widely available in the markets. – same as HO scale model trains