This is Part 1 of the build video series on the VW Golf MK1 GTI build, but more so a How To on preparing the body before paint Product links: Sanding sticks: ...
Ford Bronco Die-Cast 1:24 Scale Model Car Coming From Maisto Muscle Cars and Trucks Media [...]
Different types of scale models Team-BHP [...]
This Ford Bronco could arrive before the real SUV this summer CNET [...]
Maisto Reveals 1:24 Scale Ford Bronco Models, Coming Soon Motor1 [...]
Amalgam Debuts Small-Scale Weathered Ferrari 330 P4 Le Mans Model Motor1 [...]
A scale model is most generally a physical representation of an object, which maintains accurate relationships between all important aspects of the model, although absolute values of the original properties need not be preserved. This enables it to demonstrate some behavior or property of the original object without examining the original object itself. The most familiar scale models represent the physical appearance of an object in miniature, but there are many other kinds.
Scale models are used in many fields including engineering, architecture, film making, military command, salesmanship and even fun in hobby model building. While each field may use a scale model for a different purpose, all scale models are based on the same principles and must meet the same general...
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Audi Hosts Self-Driving Model Car Race The cars, all 1:8 scale model Audi Q5s, will have to navigate a challenging circuit full of obstacles as fast as possible. Each team of five will be docked points for accidents, lost time or imprecise execution. While running the course, the models will ... [...]
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Butterflies, model rail lines, art entice visitors to Philadelphia Flower Show G-scale engines are 8 inches high and about 24 ... trains will be a mix of both vintage railroad cars and modern railroad cars with Amtrak one of the sponsors of the display. “Model railroads are a great family activity that can be enjoyed 365 days ... [...]
Honda Aims for Fuel-Cell Car at Hybrid Price as GM Lends Scale Honda is beginning sales of the 7.66 million yen ($67,000) Clarity to local governments and businesses in Japan before offering the car ... boost scale and lower costs is use the same platform that underpins the Clarity for a plug-in hybrid model due ... [...]
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You Can Help Pre-1981 California Cars to Become Smog-Exempt—Here’s How Current law requires the lifetime testing of all 1976 and newer model-year vehicles ... exciting news for Californians interested in pursuing the car hobby at entry level on the dollar scale. But you have to act now and request support from the Senate ... [...]
Why car insurance isn’t as cheap as it could be in Massachusetts The survey found consumers in Michigan pay the most for car insurance, with an annual premium rate of $2,738. At the other end of the scale, Maine offers motorists ... commutes 12 miles to work each day. The model assumes the driver has a clean driving ... [...]
The Mercedes-Benz W196 is an iconic racing car, one that secured both of the F1 World Championships it competed in and won a staggering 75 percent of its 12 races. Perhaps the most notable moment for the W196, though, was the 1955 British Grand Prix. Four W196s competed, securing first, second, third, and fourth, with legend Sir Stirling Moss behind the wheel of the lead car. Now, that's been painstakingly immortalized in a series of near-perfect 1:8 scale models. The models,...
Between the Photoshop skills some people display and the nearly life-like renderings others can create, it's getting increasingly more difficult to tell what is real and what is not. 4 photos Obviously, being fooled by a fabricated image of a car and believing it is real isn't the worst thing in the world that can happen. There are other areas where false information can have a much more serious impact, and the term "fake news" may have been overused lately, but it's an actual phenomenon...
Sir Stirling Moss' Mercedes W196 Monoposto by Amalgam Collection Sir Stirling Moss is probably one of the most influential names in the history of motorsport, and his British GP winner gets a proper tribute from Amalgam....