Tag: 1:12 scale

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We’ve always been impressed by the finely patina-ed scale model cars produced by SandlundArt, but this Porsche 935/78 sets new standards in our opinion. Based on a 1:12 scale version of the iconic Group 5 racer that ran Le Mans, SandlundArt’s own skill for applying dirt and road grime takes an already realistic model and…

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Over the last couple years, the amount of companies offering very impressively detailed scale model cars continues to explode. The net effect is a payoff both in breadth of offerings and also breadth of scales. Well entrenched square in the middle of this growth is GT Spirit, and they’ve revealed some great-looking new 1:12 scale…

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Amalgam models used the second American debut of the Ferrari 488 Challenge to show off a remarkable collection of 1:12 scale and 1:18 scale Ferraris. Laguna Seca was the backdrop for what was effectively an Amalgam pop-up showroom of some seriously memorable scarlet automobiles. Amalgam is one of the premium model car manufacturers, meaning a…

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If you’re a fan of the 911 GT3 RS, and who isn’t frankly, then you may want to take note. GT Spirit has confirmed some scale model news about the car, that their 1:18 scale will be back in stock by the end of the month and that a 1:12 scale offering is also on…

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Italian resin model manufacturer Looksmart has revealed details of its latest 1:12 scale offering, and it’s a beauty to behold. For just its second effort in this larger scale, the firm has decided to focus on the limited production Lamborghini Centenario. Built as a tribute to the 100th anniversary of Lamborghini founder Feruccio Lamborghini’s birth, and…

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To say the BMW E30 platform is a revered enthusiast platform is even probably a bit of an understatement. E30’s of all types see pricing going up at a rapid rate, while the much vaunted M3 (much less Sport Evolution variants) command the most nosebleed levels. In as much, not everyone can afford an E30 M3 any…

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It wasn’t long ago that we were reporting initial news and non-finalized images of LookSmart’s 1:12 scale interpretation of the Gran Turismo inspired Bugatti Vision GT. One of several designed specifically for Sony’s iconic driving sim platform, the Bugatti Vision GT was a real-life concept car that was hatched and tested in the virtual world…

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It’s hard oo believe that it’s been five years since Stile Bertone was finally closed, and its incredible collection of concept and production automobiles auctioned off. The design firm remains one of the most well-known and influential of the fabled Italian carrozzeria. The times and automotive industry trends have moved against most all of them,…

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The scale model firm GT Spirit who is best known for their highly detailed 1:18 and 1:12 scale model cars has released its latest mix of new offerings. Their latest collection of new offerings is now available for pre-order. The mix includes some fantastic new introductions, including any number of classic and current tuner cars.…

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Debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA motor show, the Bugatti Vision GT was one of a series of concept cars built by manufacturers to celebrate the Gran Turismo gaming franchise. Without the need to actually put a car into series production or meet even the fantasy world reality of a Veyron owner, Bugatti designers could…