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    ETC: Mercedes drastically reduces size of S-Class with new model cars
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    Mercedes-Benz takes its all-new S-Class quite seriously, even by German standards. So it shouldn't come as a shock that even a scale-model Sonderklasse is carefully crafted. The miniatures in question cover the 2014 S-Class and come courtesy of three brands, in three different sizes, and are ...

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    Spy Shots: Are you the next BMW X5?
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    Who knew that diecast model makers could be such a good source of leaks? Less than a month after a diecast model 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA in China, someone overseas at Diecast Empire or Jadi Modelcraft could get a bath in boiling oil for leaking uncamouflaged images of the next-generation BMW ...

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    ETC: 1:1 scale model parts tree of Aston Martin's 1959 Le Mans winner is stunning
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    Every once in a while, we come across an automotive tchotchke that makes us go, "Oh. Wow." This is one of them. A work of art produced by Evanta Motor Company – the same that produces the arrestingly gorgeous DB4GT rebody. It's a model of the Aston Martin DBR1/2 that Carroll Shelby and Roy ...

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    Lamborghini Aventador 1:8 scale model costs 12 times the real thing [w/exclusive photos]
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    When it comes to objects of automotive lust, few tip the scales further than the Lamborghini Aventador. Naturally, most mere mortals (like us) can't come up with nearly enough expendable income to ever fulfill the dream of owning an actual, drivable toy like that. If we can't afford the real ...

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    Honda CR-Z Convertible available... as a diecast model
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    Are you clamoring for a droptop version of the Honda CR-Z hybrid? We didn't think so. But even so, just because Honda won't build you one (though that hasn't been ruled out completely) doesn't mean you can't get your kicks elsewhere. The gang at Farm of Minds has stumbled upon this diecast model ...

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    Worth the Paper Cuts: Cardboard Honda NSX racer assembly shots are awesome
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    Epson papercraft Honda NSX build – Click either image for high-res gallery
    We were never the kinds of kids who could sit down and crank out a plastic model with any sort of aplomb. In fact, we have a stack of half-finished kits in the hall closet that fire disapproving glares at us every ...

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    Video: Sickest model car lighting kits ever
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    Modell-Lichtsystem die-cast model lighting kits – Click above to watch video
    That's not a real Audi R8 pictured above. That's a 1:18-scale Kyosho die-cast model, fitted with a Modell-Lichtsystem (ML) illumination kit. The ML light packages can turn a model car with photo-realistic detail ...

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    Bring the Toys! Tamiya reissues the Hotshot
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    Click image for photo galleryTamiya has responded to fans' calls for a re-release of its classic 1/10 scale 4WD R/C kit, the Hotshot. The 2007 edition goes on sale July 21in Japan, and while it looks like its forbear, it has been updated. The basic suspension setup is carried over -- front and rear ...

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    Celebrating cars in 1:1 scale
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    Here at Autoblog we like to highlight any connection automotive connections that reach back across the ages to our youth. For some of us that's fawning over pics of Optimus Prime in toy form, while for others it's reaching even farther back to recall the painstaking assembly of plastic toy model ...

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    1:87 scale 1981 Ford Escort brings back the memories
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    click above image to get a closer view of this 1:87 scale 1981 Ford EscortWhile Automobile Magazine is pondering the return of the Ford Escort, I can't help but remember the original. I remember carpooling to school with our neighbor who had one without a working heater and writing our names in the ...

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