Article Directory: Automotive

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

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 coat[...]

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 have a new-found respect for car guys,[...]

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 be different from hers, and I a lot m[...]

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 had a deal to run t[...]

Lobster Anyone

This is a March 83G that campaigned in the IMSA GTP series from '83 through '85. It was sponsored by Red Lobster. The kit is white metal made by a company called Bam. 1/43rd scale. All of 4 1/2" long

1/12 Honda RC166 GP racer by Tamiya

Here's the latest kit I've completed. I'm not normally a two wheel fan, but this Honda is an exception. About the bike: The RC166 was Honda's triumphant development of its 250 cc racers which started in 1954 when Soichiro Honda declared his a[...]

Esci 1/9 BMW R/75

Tamiya 1/20 Ferrari F60 F1

Here's Felipe Massa's 2009 Formula One car, as it appeared at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (without the Marlboro 'bar codes', in deference to the event's sponsor). It's finished, but is way below the standard of the other models featured on t[...]

The Mighty Duesenberg

This is a representation of an SJ with a LeBaron dual cowl phaeton body. It is the original Hubley version of this kit. 1/18th scale combination metal & plastic parts. All major body parts & engine block are metal & screwed together,[...]

1937 Cord 1/16th scale

This is another vehicle I built on commission for the same gentleman. He provided the complete kit which was the Entex 1/16th scale kit from 1960. Let me first say that the true color of the model is that which is shown in last photo,the interio[...]