Tag: Scale Models

Toyota Shrunk The Mirai Into A Hydrogen-Powered Remote Control Scale Model

The Toyota Mirai, which is currently in its second generation, is a pioneer in terms of bringing fuel-cell technology into production. In order to showcase the scalability of hydrogen use, Toyota collaborated with Tamiya and Bramble Energy to create a hydrogen-fueled radio-controlled model as a miniature version of the Mirai. Toyota claims that this is […]

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Playmobil’s James Bond Aston DB5 Looks Like It’s Wearing Terrible Malaise-Era Wire Spoke Hubcaps

Movie theater tills are ringing around the world as cinema-goers flock to watch No Time To Die. But EON, the production company behind the film, is also in line to make a fortune from Bond merchandise. One of the many companies that have hitched itself to the Bond bandwagon is German toymaker Playmobil, which has […]

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Detailed Scale Model Of The Mazda 787B Four-Rotor Engine Will Cost You $1,6K

This year marked the 30th anniversary of Mazda winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the rotary-powered 787B. To celebrate the occasion, MZ Racing is offering a detailed 1:6 scale model of the four-rotor R26B engine in race specification that’s selling for ¥179,300 yen ($1,579). The company produced a similar scale model back in 2018 […]

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Gucci Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary By Partnering With Hot Wheels $120 Collectible

Hot Wheels has announced that it is working with Gucci to make a limited edition 1:64 scale version of the 1982 Cadillac Seville Gucci. The model is being produced to celebrate the fashion brand’s 100th birthday and is the first haute couture collaboration that Hot Wheels has ever undertaken. It’s also the first time Gucci […]

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Forget About Barn Finds, These Guys Are Restoring Wrecked Scale Models

There is something weirdly satisfying about watching a dirty and damaged vehicle transforming into a pristine example of automotive craftsmanship. What started as a trend from barn finds and classic car restoration projects, has evolved into a YouTube craze involving scale models. People seem to love watching allegedly abandoned scale models in a bad shape […]

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Ferrari’s Testa Rossa J Is An Electric 3/4 Scale Replica Of The 1957 250 Testa Rossa Race Car

The Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa was one of the most distinctive and successful cars in the automaker’s history. Not to be confused with the similar-sounding Testarossa from the 1980s/1990s, the pontoon-fendered race car won 18 races and three World Sports Car Championship titles, and now, Ferrari has made an official 3/4 scale replica of it. Called […]

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