February, 2015

 

Build Diary – 1993 Lotus 107B Ford (Tamiya 1:20)

I like the shape of the Lotus 107B and the colour scheme of this 1993 version is pretty stunning, if somewhat busy. It just had to be built as the Alex Zanardi version 🙂 The kit was a nightmare to decal but came together easily just like other kits in the GP series. It was a standard out-of-box build with no extra detailing. The only enhancement was use of metal foil on the floor and a few other places instead of paint, plus a scratch-built aerial. The main body wasRead More


Pics + Vids – The New Models at International Toy Fair

Here’s a link to a great gallery of photos of all the major items and model brands at the recent Nuremberg International Toy Fair


PRA/FPR Ditch Classics For Apex

Classic Carlectables will not make the Prodrive Racing Australia (formerly Ford Performance Racing) models of the 2015 factory Fords in the V8 Supercars series. Apex Replicas has signed a multi-year deal with the team to be their exclusive supplier of model cars to produce both Pepsi Max Crew cars (Mark Winterbottom and Chaz Mostert) and The Bottle-O Racing car driven by David Reynolds.