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1991 Suzuki Cappuccino

The Suzuki Cappuccino. Is a Kei car. Kei is a special class of cars sold in the Japanese market. In the 1990s Kei cars were limited to 660CC engines with maximum of 63 horsepower. In the bargain Kei cars enjoy lower registration and [...]

Mazda MX-5 Roadster (ND)

Adding the latest version to my MX-5/Miata collection. In “MX-5 speak, this is the ND, or fourth generation, introduced in 2015. The kit, Tamiya #24342, is a new design released in 2015. Reflective of Tamiya’s latest releases it is a [...]

Autozam AZ-1

Here’s another one you are unlikely to find on your local used car lot. The Autozam AZ-1 began as a Mazda styling exercise in 1985. After several design iterations and show models it finally made it to showrooms in 1992. Among its unique [...]

Porsche 356C Cabriolet (Revell GmbH 07043)

At long last, Finished! (more about that later). I took the paint inspiration from several 1-1 cars I found online. The body is a blend of decanted Tamiya spray: British Racing Green, Brilliant Blue, and White. The interior is two [...]

Lotus Super 7 Series 2 (Tamiya #2446)

Nothing new on my bench so I decided to take photos of a favorite from my collection. As far as I know this kit is out of production. My kit has 1984 dates on the instruction sheet. The original Lotus 7 was introduced in 1957. At the time [...]

Mazda Miata/MX-5 1999 NB8C

With the extra time from Shelter-in-Place I finally pushed my microscope aside and got to work on this NB Miata/MX-5 build. This is Aoshima’s 99 NB8C kit. I have always loved the lines of this car, but I’m biased. My daily driver is a [...]

1953 Corvette Roadster

Here is my build of the 1953 Corvette (Revell 07067). I built this a couple years ago. I have a new photo setup, so I am revisiting and posting some of my older projects. Quite different from later Corvettes, the ’53 used a modified [...]

BMW Isetta 250, 1:16, Revell of Germany #07030

Here is my build of the BMW Isetta 250. The kit is a 2016 new release from Revell of Germany. I completed this build in 2017 and am just getting around to posting. At 1/16 scale it is different from the majority of 1/24 and 1/25 scale [...]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 1300

I’ve long been a fan of the 1955 – 1966 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider so when I found the Italeri kit I knew it belonged in my collection. The kit features opening doors and a nicely detailed engine compartment. Parts are supplied to [...]

1991 Honda Beat

My latest build, A 1991 Honda Beat. You won’t find one of these on your local used car lot. The Beat was never sold in the USA. A few have made their way here as grey market cars. The Beat was manufactured from 1991 to 1996. The design [...]