Showing posts in the category of Scale Models

This Fully-Working Scale Model Toyota Engine-Gearbox Combo Was 3D-Printed


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As 3D printers evolve, so will the quality and usefulness of their creations. Right now, basic home setups like the $400-ish Kossel mini are capable of churning out pieces that you can use to build your very own working scale model gearbox (and engine).

You Can Now Get A Vladimir Putin Scale Figure For Your Diecast Collection


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Here's an answer to a question you may have never asked yourself: what's the best scale figurine to display next to a presidential-style Mercedes-Benz S-Class model?

Nissan Restored Datsun Baby, a Fully-Functional 1960s Toy Car


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Nissan has restored a Datsun Baby miniature car, one of 100 specially-built small children’s cars that were donated by Nissan in 1964-1965 to the Kodomo no Kuni (Children’s Land) park, located near Tokyo.

If You're Into Collecting Scale Models, Check Out These Fresh AMG GTs


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The new Mercedes-AMG GT is one of the hottest cars of the moment. It's looks, it's performance, it's badge, everything just comes together when it comes to this car.

Photographer Shows Off Amazing Perspective Manipulation Photos Using Scale Models [w/Video]


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We like the work of Michael Paul Smith a lot. His photographic work is out of this world; he uses detailed scale models set to the backdrop of real buildings and then shoots them making it look like they’re the real thing.

Broon F8 Series is a Premium Sports Car for Your Kids


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It's ironic to think that your kids may end up driving a better car than you. But the Broon F8 series unveiled by Henes looks like something that even grown ups would enjoy.

You Can Build Your Own McLaren P1 from Paper


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Let’s face it: very few of us will ever see a McLaren P1 in real life and the overwhelming majority of those reading these lines will never get to own one either.

Meet the Man Who Owns 5,500 Ford Mustang Scale Models


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Adelbert Engler is a man obsessed with the Ford Mustang: over the past 40 years he has collected more than 5,500 Mustang scale models.

Citroen's DS Brand Has Some Neat Christmas Gifts


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'Tis the Season for advertising holiday gift ideas and Citroen's newly formed DS brand has a little something for both small and big kids.

Ferrari Die-Cast Models: Hot Wheels Out, Bburago and Maisto In


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You may be old enough to own a die-cast Ferrari model made by Bburago (yours truly sure is; a 512 BB was his favorite), but for the past 15 years the Italian carmaker had an exclusive deal with Hot Wheels.

"MiniDrones Blew Up My Toys" is a Mind Blowing Short Film!


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Trust us, watching these RC cars and mini drones fighting an epic battle for batteries is just as awesome as it sounds.

Bugatti Veyron 1:1 Scale Wooden Replica Looks Amazing; Costs Only $3,300!


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A workshop in Boyolali, Central Java in Indonesia is grabbing headlines for its beautifully handcrafted wooden replicas, highlighted here by a 1:1 scale version of the Bugatti Veyron.

Watch a Drone Wreak Havoc at Serbia-Albania Football Match


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We've seen drones employed at war and even to troll cops, but we've never seen one used to provoke and stop an official football game, which is what happened tonight at the Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.

Gold-Plated Aston Martin 1:3 Scale Model Expected to Fetch at least £40,000 at Online Auction


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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger, the first James Bond film to feature the Aston Martin DB5, Bond film creators have have commissioned a one-off gold-plated third scale replica.

Blink and You'll Miss it: Battery-Powered RC Car Reaches 315km/h or 196mph


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According to the Guinness Book of Records (GBWR), the fastest speed ever achieved by a battery-powered radio-controlled model car (R/C) stands at 276.74 km/h (171.96 mph), and it was achieved by the “R/C Bullet” driven by a man named Nic Case on 19 December 2012.

Anyone Can Afford One of These Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupés


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The all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé is among the most attractive models in the carmaker’s lineup, but its steep price (from €125,961) in Germany) will make it unaffordable for most people. These Mercedes-Benz fans can comfort themselves with…scale model cars from the Mercedes-Benz Collection. 

Star Wars and Hot Wheels Create Darth Vader's Car for Comic-Con


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We know some of you have been waiting for it and now, finally, Hot Wheels has turned Darth Vader's infamous gloss black helmet into a car for fans of the Star Wars movies visiting this year's San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) from July 24 to 27.

VW Campervan Soapbox Racer Powered by Love


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Who would have thought that a soapbox derby race could be so intense and so much fun? We missed this episode when it happened last summer at the "Red Bull Soapbox Race London 2013", but nothing escapes the almighty internet…

Toyota Reaches Out to Kids of All Ages Again with Camatte Sport LED Concept


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Originally displayed at the 2012 International Tokyo Toy Show with an updated version exhibited at the same event last year, the Toyota Camatte is described as a "customizable, sporty, family-oriented concept" that was designed "for all ages to drive and enjoy".

LEGO Unveils Mini Cooper Mk7 Replica Consisting of 1,077 Pieces [w/Video]


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LEGO has unveiled a Mini Cooper brick replica that will no doubt serve as the perfect excuse for dads to spend more time with their children.