Article Directory: Automotive

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

1/24 Maisto Nissan 350Z & Motormax Chrysler Crossfire

Ever give thought to dolling up a die-cast or two? I repainted the Nissan 350Z, and eventually put on the BRE Datsun decals, as I always favored that paint job back in the day. The Chrysler Crossfire was supposed to […]

Yamaha YZF R1

Hi everyone, this is my Yamaha R1. It’s a Tamiya 1:12 kit, and the kit had been sat in my wardrobe still in the box for about ten years! It was originally the Taira racing kit but I haven’t really […]

1/24 (or 1/25) Revell ’53 Corvette Roadster

For those expecting another seaplane, surprise ! This is the Revell ’53 Corvetter Roadster, (the instructions do not clearly give the scale) which I’ve wanted to do since I saw the Panamericana version was an option. This was the first […]

Pretty green and mean

After a twenty year absence from Grand Prix motorcycle racing, Kawasaki returned in 2002, after four years’ development they started to have some consistent results in 2006 with this machine, the ZX-RR, with riders S. Nakano from Japan and French […]

Cruise Missle ?

This is a conversion from AMT’s 1961 Ford Starliner to a Sunliner using “Replica & Miniatures of Maryland’s” conversion kit. This kit consists of the convertible boot, rear seat doglegs & sunvisor. The builder needs to cut the hardtop’s roof […]

Right off the (16 years ago abandoned models) j**k yard.

My last build before a 15 years vacation, my wife rescued it from an old model box in our old house. I was so proud of this build, that I decided to bring it back to life. It is severely […]

GO!!!!!!! Tamiya’s 1/12 Yamaha YZR-M1

Tamiya’s 1/12 Yamaha YZR-M1 Built OOB using the following paints: Testors MM Acryl True Blue Pearl Testors Metalizers Titanium Titanium Bronze Gunmetal Aluminum Coat Tamiya Acrylic: Black Clear Blue Lots of polishing and waxing between coats, but I never did […]

Hasegawa 1/20 1976 Ferrari 312T2

My first car model in nearly 40 years. I had been waiting for decals for my Trumpeter Wimpy Mk.1c, and happened to see this at my LHS, which was sadly going out of business. It still has wings, however. I […]

1/12th Revell “Gambler” Chopper

As my wife’s collection of 1/12 CRevell Choppers grows, I couldn’t help but wonder what all the fuss was about. She just loves building these things, so I thought I’d give one a try. Now, I knew it had to […]

D’Antin Pramac Ducati GP4

Hi folks, just to round off July with something different. Following on from the Honda posted earlier, this is a more up to date offering, another Tamiya 1/12 kit. Team d’Antin Pramac are a private Spanish team, and in 2005 […]