Article Directory: Automotive

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

TAMIYA FLH CLASSIC

Once again I am in the 1/6 realm with my fourth FLH Classic. I decided to build this one using both black metallic and blue metallic Dupli-Color from the auto parts store. As with 99% of the Tamiya kits this was packaged nicely and was missin[...]

Revell 1/12 Custom Chopper

I'll be reviewing the Revell Custom Chopper here. This is kit number 85-7324 As you can see by the box art there doesn't seem to be a lot of detail on this kit. However, upon opening of the kit there are a number of options available. Extra[...]

ICM 1/35 Ford T Ambulance

My first model in 2017)). IСM has produced a wonderful kit - pleasing in the assembly , and one that as a result perfectly conveys the image of the famous car. Pleasant viewing, and a Happy New Year!

Doyusha 1/12 Mercedes 450SL.

Hello Friends, after disappearing for a while, I returned with a different project. In the 80's, my father had a 450sl mercedes, in time he had to sell it for other life projects, but he always missed the car. This year, I decided to give to hi[...]

It’s the year of the Porsche – Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick Martini

Having recently watched, and enjoyed, Jeremy Clarkson's test of the latest Porsche 911, I decided that in 2017 I would concentrate on models of Porsche cars, in 1/24 scale there are dozens on offer, both old and more recent examples, and race an[...]

Old School ’41 Ford Custom

This was the way they did it back in the 50s. We do not get to see many customs on this site, so I thought I would break the ice.

VW Beetle Afrika Korps 1942

A friend asked me to transform his 1/18 scale VW 1950 model Beetle into a Afrika Korps vehicle from 1942. The model is not the type of VW Beetle used in 1942 since it's a civilian 1950 type. The diecast model was stripped down, paint removed and[...]

Red Bull Racing Renault RB6 Formula One car, Tamiya, 1/20th

Here's my latest build, and the last one for 2016. The RB6 was introduced for the 2010 season and was an evolution of the RB4 and RB5 that came before it. These cars featured a revolutionary aerodynamic feature known as the "F-Duct" system, wh[...]

The Nursery

MiniArt´s MB 170 in 1/35 populated by Tamiya´s chooks. Paint from Vallejo´s Model Air range, weathered with oils. Fiddly model, lots of small parts.

Wolf WR1 1977 Formula One – Tamiya 1/20

Continuing my previously unplanned theme of F1 cars that won on their debut. Here we have the 1977 Wolf WR1 driven by South African Jody Scheckter to victory at the 1977 Argentine GP, it went on to win the Monaco and Canadian GPs. The newly for[...]