Article Directory: Automotive

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

Yamaha YZR 500

Tamiya 1/12 , the bike of a legend GP drivers : Norifumi Abe. A+

8th scale McLaren restoration.

Some months ago I was asked if I could repair a poorly built 8th scale McLaren MP4-23. After a long chat with the owner it was decided that I would try and restore the model. The first pictures show what I was facing. Not only had the model been[...]

TAMIYA 1/6 scale KAWASAKI KZ1300 B TOURING

The model of the Kawasaki KZ1300 B Touring motorcycle finally arrived. Needless to say I wasted almost no time in opening the package. I did a visual inventory before opening the plastic bags. The, one by one, I opened them to make sure t[...]

Supra leftovers

greetings fellow modellers, i present to you my project supra. my friend gave me this with question "what can you do with this????" well, first to close few holes scratchbuild new dashboard, frame, steering, winch, beer cases and we get[...]

Revell 1:24 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR “Uhlenhaut Coupé”

Every now and then I like to build some cars in 1:24 or 1:25 scale. It makes a change from aircraft and camouflage. I mostly like all the technical stuff which usualy gets hidden when a build is ready and completed. The re-edition of the famous [...]

Airfix 1/12th scale Bentley ‘Blower’

Hi all This is my first post after just joining imodeler. Cars are not my usual subject having been a vintage aircraft enthusiast (when I say vintage I mean from about 1915 up to about 1965 so Eindecker to Vulcan really!) since I was the age of [...]

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Pirana,The Man from Uncle Spy car 1/24

Bitten by the nostalgia bug when AMT reissued this kit, I quickly acquired one, not realizing that the packaging was better then the kit, or maybe I shouldn't do autos,I couldn't wait to finish it. this kit was so fiddly and ill fitting I almost[...]

Revell 1/24 1960 Corvette

Something a little different for me, a car. Haven't build one since I was 14, and I remember it being a gray gull wing Mercedes. Was prodded into doing this kit from a coworker who builds lots of cars and trucks. The kit was boxed as Skips Drive[...]

VW New Beetle (Tamiya 1/24)

I've never tried this kind of the scale modeling - cars in 1/24 scale. And this Beetle is my first attempt in it. I don't know anything about scale model cars, so I've enjoyed something completely new to me. Base color was painted with a spray c[...]