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MOST READ (PAST 90 DAYS)

1. Lotus 25 Coventry Climax [ 993 ]
by: Joel Willstein  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
2. Beemax Kremer Porsche 935 K2 [ 990 ]
by: Joel Willstein  |  Vendor: BeeMax Model Kits
3. Volkswagen 1300 Beetle [ 929 ]
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
4. 1965 Impala Super Sport Duo [ 857 ]
by: Damian Rigby  |  Vendor: Monogram
5. Citroen DS 21 [ 790 ]
by: Michael Mitchell  |  Vendor: Ebbro
6. Mercedes-Benz Actros '18 [ 776 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
7. Spray-Work [ 774 ]
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
8. Citroen Type H Mobile kitchen [ 357 ]
by: Bill Horton  |  Vendor: Ebbro
9. BlackLight Design Accessories [ 309 ]
by: Damian Rigby  |  Vendor: Blacklight Design
10. Honda NSR500 [ 233 ]
by: David Fuller  |  Vendor: Hasegawa Models
11. Honda RA272 [ 219 ]
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
RECENTLY REVIEWED

IN CARS
Honda RA272 (1:20)
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
With Honda beginning to challenge Mercedes at last in F1 (albeit in a Red Bull chassis) here's a look at Tamiya's 1:20 kit of the company's RA272 from 1965 - the first ever Japanese car to win a Formula One grand prix.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE
BlackLight Design Accessories (1:24)
by: Damian Rigby  |  Vendor: Blacklight Design
Damian Rigby takes a first look at a selection of items from a new vendor BlackLight Design   >> READ MORE

IN TRUCKS
Citroen Type H Mobile kitchen (1:24)
by: Bill Horton  |  Vendor: Ebbro
The CitroŽn H Van, Type H, H-Type or HY is a panel van (light truck) produced by the French automaker CitroŽn between 1947 and 1981. It was developed as a simple front wheel driven van after World War II. A total of 473,289 were produced in 34 years in factories in France and Belgium. (Source: Wikipedia). EBRO have released kits of 3 different versions of the Type H, and here Bill Horton gives us his thoughts on the Mobile Kitchen version in a full build review.    >> READ MORE

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IN MOTORCYCLES
Honda NSR500 (1:12)
by: David Fuller  |  Vendor: Hasegawa Models
David Fuller lifts the lid on Hasegawa's limited edition 1:12 kit of the Honda NSR500 as it appeared in the 1989 All Japan Road Race Championship GP500.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Spray-Work
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
I first bought Tamiya's Spray Work over 15 years ago and didn't find much use for it with the aircraft kits that formed my almost exclusive modelling diet back then. It's a totally different story with car modelling, though, as I find in this belated re-evaluation.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Volkswagen 1300 Beetle (1:24)
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
Ten years after its last outing on Auto Modeler, here's a fresh look at Tamiya's VW Beetle to see how it's stood the test of time.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Lotus 25 Coventry Climax (1:20)
by: Joel Willstein  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
A retro review of Tamiya's iconic 1998 1/20 scale Lotus 25 Coventry Climax.    >> READ MORE

IN TRUCKS
Mercedes-Benz Actros '18 (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
This spring HERPA released this 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ ACTROS STREAMSPACE 2.3 semi-tractor.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
1965 Impala Super Sport Duo (1:25)
by: Damian Rigby  |  Vendor: Monogram
Damian Rigby opens the (old) box on a pair of mid-60's cruisers, the 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible and SS 396 Coupe from Monogram in 1/25 scale.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Citroen DS 21 (1:24)
by: Michael Mitchell  |  Vendor: Ebbro
Michael Mitchell takes a look at Ebbro's 1/24th Citroen DS 21.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Beemax Kremer Porsche 935 K2 (1:24)
by: Joel Willstein  |  Vendor: BeeMax Model Kits
Joel Willstein opens the box on the 1:24 Kremer Racing Porsche 935 K2 from Beemax.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (1:24)
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
Here's a look at Tamiya's impressive kit of the classic Mercedes-Benz 300 SL "Gullwing".   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
Seat Belt Set A (1:20)
by: Rowan Baylis  |  Vendor: Tamiya, Inc.
Here's a look at Tamiya's aftermarket seat belts designed for racers circa 1970.   >> READ MORE

IN CARS
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air (1:25)
by: Damian Rigby  |  Vendor: AMT
Damian Rigby takes a look at the 2012 "Collectors Tin" release of the AMT/Round 2 kit of the iconic '57 Chevy Bel Air.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE
Der Mass:Stab 2/19
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
DER MASS:STAB Model Car Magazine, Herpa's bi-monthly flagship publication, promotes their models as well as general modeling subjects. This is 2019 Issue 2, April.   >> READ MORE

 
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