Article Directory: Cars & Motorcycles

Cars, motorcycles, construction machines and anything else which fits on the road.

Model of a real car seen driving down Memory Lane

Here is my just finished last night 1/25 scale Revell 1969 Chevy Nova SS, stock version. The very fragile exterior rear view mirror disappeared today, I must have accidentally breathed nearby or something…. A car about 95% identical to this […]


McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]


A Couple Of Cool Cats

by Jack Mugan on September 30, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 19 Comments

Don’t know exactly why, but I just think the Jaguar XJR-9LM is a really cool looking racer and I knew I wanted to build it one day. I have had both the Tamiya and the Hasegawa kits in the stash […]


Gang of One

by Rob Pollock on September 23, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 28 Comments

I came across this photo of one of my sons-in-law’s grandfather. It was taken we think late 40s or early 50s, probably in the English Midlands. Anyone recognise the ride? The photo absolutely crackles with atmosphere.


Reference For Your 300 SL Project

by Halvar von Flake on September 10, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 8 Comments

Guys, some of you may contemplate about building Tamiya’s new Mercedes 300 SL like Jack and George already did. Back to the classics – part 2 Back to The Classics I found this magnificent car today at the Schlumpf Museum […]


Hasegawa 1/48 Willys Follow Me Jeep

by Tom Bebout on September 4, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 5 Comments

My first attempt at a military vehicle completed several years ago and before owning an airbrush. Had some vague idea about using it for a diorama.but do to “sometimers” the idea has been lost. This kit was a bit of […]


Toyota GT-One TS020, Tamiya, 1/24

Most major manufacturers have tried to win the famous Le Mans 24 hour sports car race held annually in France. Porsche have been the most successful, but the Japanese have tried their best. Toyota so nearly won in 1998, managing […]


Tamiya “Follow me ” Willys Jeep 1/48

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 15 Comments

The kit is very easy to assemble and quite well detailed , it makes a nice addition to any WW2 U.S. aircraft. I have seen lots of pictures of these follow me jeeps adorned with home made timber structures and […]


Lancia 037 Rally, 1/24, Hasegawa

If Jaguars are my favourite sports cars then Lancias are my favourite rally cars. In fact the BBC Top Gear presenters once voted Lancia as their all time favourite manufacturer. I have particularly fond memories of a Lancia Beta Coupe […]


Jaguar XJR-8 LM, Silk Cut Livery, Hasegawa, 1/24

Jaguar has always been one of favourite marques since seeing D-Types winning at Le Mans when I was a kid, spotting E-Types as a school boy, and later owning and driving a few examples, including the beloved Mk II and […]