Articles about Scale Model

This comes a year after Tamiya released the first jeepney Mini 4WD
Thankfully, his wife is very supportive of his hobby
Thousands of Porsche models of varying scales are laid out in meticulous order inside Alberto's (last name hidden upon request) home. They're all arranged by theme, with specific corners of his abode dedicated to different periods in the brand's
It can be customized, of course
Trust Rolls-Royce to come up with the most intricately detailed model car we've ever seen. Made up of more than 1,000 perfectly recreated, miniature components, the model takes a whopping 450 hours to put together (by hand, obvs). That'
It’s set for global release in July 2020
For $28,500 (P1.44 million), you can ride home a brand-new Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP. Introduced in 2019, the circuit-oriented CBR1000RR-R made its mark on the global racing scene with its class-leading 217.5hp 4-cylinder
The finished product won’t disappoint
We've always found car restoration videos therapeutic. What kind of gearhead doesn't like seeing a rotten classic return to its former glory, right? That's why it's hard to say no to these kinds of content when we come
These make us miss driving even more
We're all trying to make the most out of our time and be productive while we're locked up during quarantine, making do with the books, gadgets, and useful materials we have at home.For others, though, being productive may not
It comes with an official 112-page collector’s book from the Porsche Museum
We're rather fond of tiny engines here at Top Gear PH. You might recall that self-assembling engine we featured earlier this week.We've always liked these tiny renditions of the motors that power the machines we drive. Having the
It’s expected to sell for $20,000 to $30,000
How cool is this? What you're looking at here is a hyper-detailed slot-car circuit that was originally commissioned by Formula 1 and was subsequently shipped to every F1 grand prix during the 2018 season.It was located in the
Not what we expected
We're extremely excited for the Tesla Roadster 2.0. Anything that's road-legal and claims 0-60mph (0-97kph) in 1.9sec is definitely worth waiting for.But oh, how we've waited. Elon Musk first unveiled the targa-roofed
The local Tamiya scene lives on
The Tamiya scene in the Philippines lives on, and the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge held last July was proof of that. The culture also continues to thrive in a smaller, more local scale as well, as evidenced by the recent East
No less than Shunsaku Tamiya joined the festivities
At the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge (TMAC) held on June 23, 2019, more than 200 participants-87 of which came from other countries-competed for the chance to represent their country at the Tamiya Mini 4WD Japan Cup happening in November
Our nation’s pride in 1/32 scale
A few days ago, we reported that Tamiya will be selling a special-edition mini 4WD model of our country's iconic jeepney. Now, the in-demand kit (we've already seen a possible case of hoarding) is already available in hobby
Pinoy pride
The Philippines and Tamiya, everyone's favorite scale model manufacturer, have a pretty tight relationship. Need proof? Not only does the brand continue to maintain a strong following among both hobbyists and car enthusiasts, there's also an actual Tamiya factory located
Based on the works rally Escort of Ari Vatanen
We'd say £78,000 (P5.25 million) is a lot of money to pay for a Ford Escort, let alone one that's 1/25th the size of the real deal. Yet that's exactly how much cash one man from
A+ for effort, dude
We know the question that popped into your mind when you read the title: Why? Why on earth would someone spend 500 hours of their time creating a race car out of cardboard? Why spend so much time on something that won'
Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas?
Car guys are nearly always toy guys, too. To them, automobiles are really just large toys-extensions of their childhood, if you will. Cars are bigger, more expensive, and carry a lot more risk than your typical Tomicas or Tamiyas, but they'
Lil’s Hobby Center is 50!
If you're into the world of Tamiya, you're going to love this: Lil's Hobby Center just announced on Facebook that it is now selling a special Philippine Edition of the Japanese toy company's 1:32 scale 'Gunbluster XTO'
Here’s how. No need to ask
The Ford GT is easily one of the coolest-not to mention most capable-cars on the face of the planet. This mid-engined track beast boasts a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine capable of 647hp and 746Nm of torque, a
Christmas came early
Christmas is fast approaching, and if you still haven't come up with a gift list, now's a good time to get to it.Looking for a simple token of appreciation for a car guy? Then these might be worth including
Mr. Tamiya officially opened it himself
Hobbyists, scale modelers, and car nuts, you'll have a reason to want to brave traffic, and squeeze into tight parking spaces just to visit the mall. The BrickYard is once again open to let the adult you enjoy toys.The BrickYard
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