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August 19, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Zvezda are to release a 1/43rd UAZ 3909 kit in emergency rescue service markings to go with thier range of UAZ 3909 trucks already released.
August 18, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Having already released a few versions of the Mitsubishi Galant in 1/24th, Hasegawa are to re-release this month the GTO 2000GSR w/Sports Visor version.
IN GENERAL MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Charles King showcases another of his superb truck builds with a 1/24th scale Scrap Tyre Haulage truck.
August 17, 2019
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
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.
August 13, 2019
IN GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE   |   EDITOR: DAMIAN RIGBY
Damian Rigby takes a first look at a selection of items from a new vendor BlackLight Design
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Joel Willstein describes his build of the Beemax 1:24 kit of the 1977 Kremer Porsche 935 K2.
IN GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE   |   EDITOR: DAMIAN RIGBY
Damian Rigby takes a first look at a selection of items from a new vendor BlackLight Design
August 11, 2019
IN TRUCKS   |   EDITOR: DAMIAN RIGBY
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.
IN MOTORCYCLES   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
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.
August 09, 2019
IN TRUCKS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Charles King has sent in some wonderful pictures of his exceptional M.A.N. Burnt Out Cab diorama.
IN EVENTS & SHOWS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Andy Brazier took some pictures of the automobile models that were on display at the 2019 IPMS Avon model show.
July 25, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
BlackLight Design is a new aftermarket company has been launched and is aimed at accessories for car models.
July 10, 2019
IN PAINTING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
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.
July 08, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hobby Design have annouced they are to release a detail set for Tamiya's 1/24th Toyota TS050 Hybrid Gazoo Racing car.
July 06, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Having already released a 1/16th Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, Italeri have now released the classic Merc in 1/24th.
July 04, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Masterbox Limited continue with thier Dangerous Curves series with a upcoming release.
July 03, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Italeri continue with thier line of 1/24th trucks with the release of a Mercedes-Benz Actros MP4 Giga Space.
July 01, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hasegawa are to re-release this month a 1/24th Mitsubishi Lancer GSR Evolution III as a Limited Edition kit in the markings of the car that won the 1996 Swedish Rally.
June 28, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
North Star Models have a neat and simple mixed media kit in their range featuring a pair of 1:43 floor jacks.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Having already released a Type AG 1910 Paris Taxi in 1/35th, ICM are going to release a new tool 1/24th version.
June 24, 2019
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
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.
June 20, 2019
IN SHOWS & EVENTS   |   EDITOR: JOEL WILLSTEIN
I ran across an excellent video presentation on the You Tube channel of The Toy Man Television of the 2019 GSL Model Car Championships.
June 19, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Tamiya have re-released a 1/24th Lamborghini Countach LP500S with a red body complete with clear coat.
June 17, 2019
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: JOEL WILLSTEIN
A retro review of Tamiya's iconic 1998 1/20 scale Lotus 25 Coventry Climax.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hasegawa have released a 1/24th 3 door Toyota Starlet EP71 as part of thier Historic Car series.
June 15, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
With the 2019 24 Hours Le Mans race due, Decalcas are to release markings for the Ford GT Keating Motorsport that will race this year.
IN TRUCKS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
This spring HERPA released this 2018 MERCEDES-BENZ ACTROS STREAMSPACE 2.3 semi-tractor.
June 14, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Ebbro have released a 1/24th scale Renault 4 Fourgonnette in a service car livery.
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: DAMIAN RIGBY
Damian Rigby opens the (old) box on a pair of mid-60's cruiser, the 1965 Chevrolet Impala Convertible and SS 396 from Monogram in 1/25 scale.
June 13, 2019
IN   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Revell of Germany have released a 1/16th scale Porsche 928.
June 12, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Aoshima are to release a 1/32nd scale large refrigerated truck, with a snazzy decal scheme, titled God save the Emperor.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Revell of Germany have released a rather large BMW R75/5 Police bike in 1/8th scale.
June 09, 2019
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: JOEL WILLSTEIN
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Italeri are to release a 1/24th 2007 Fiat 500, which I believe is a re-boxing of the 2009 Fujimi kit.
June 08, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Tamiya are to release a rather striking version of the Mercedes-AMG GT3, the Leon Cvstos AMG in 1/24th scale in July.
June 05, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
MiniArt are to release a 1/35th garage workshop, complete with tools, compressor, workbench and shelving units.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: JOEL WILLSTEIN
USCP newest resin transkit for 1/24 scale race cars is a complete engine compartment for the Hasegawa The Lancia Delta Group A Rally car.
June 03, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hasegawa are to release a box set of two Japanese fashion models which will be ideal to place beside any 1/24th car.
June 01, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Aoshima have re-released the Toyota 86 in two colours as a Snap-Tite kit in 1/32nd scale, and is ideal for a starter kit for the younger generation and beginners.
May 31, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Decalcas have released a 1/24th decal set for the Fiat 131 Abarth which recreates the winner car at Rally Costa Brava in 1979, and first at European Rally Championship.
May 30, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Revell of Germany are too release a Land Rover Series III in 1/24th in late 2019.
May 29, 2019
IN CARS   |   EDITOR: JOEL WILLSTEIN
Joel Willstein opens the box on the 1:24 Kremer Racing Porsche 935 K2 from Beemax.
May 28, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hasegawa are to release a 1/24th YHP Nissan R92CP as a Limited Edition kit.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: DAMIAN RIGBY
Italeri are set to release a large scale 1:12 kit of the Renault RE23 Turbo Formula 1 car.
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Eightyone have released a transkit for Fujimi's 1/24th Nissan Nissan 240SX Silvia (S14) which adds a Rocket Bunny Boss Aero Bodykit.
May 27, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Aoshima have released two more cars in the Initial-D series.
May 26, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Revell of Germany have released a rather striking Schlingmann Unimog RW1 universal emergency vehicle in 1/24th.
May 25, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Tamiya are to reissue thier 1/24th Mazda 787B that raced in the 1991 Le Mans 24 Hour race.
May 24, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
AK Interactive have released three sets for the auto modeler for recreating weathered areas on your builds.
May 19, 2019
IN AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Decalcas are to release a new decal set for the Beemax/Aoshima Lancia Delta S4 that raced at the Rally 1000 Miglia in 1986.