Tag Archives: 1/32 model car

Three (Wheels) in the Pink

The evolution of the three-wheeled delivery vehicle from a motorcycle with a basket behind the seat to a full-realized class of vehicle took place as post WWII Japan worked hard to resurrect itself from the ashes of its defeat in that global conflict. With tight roads and high taxes, simple and small was the way […]

Life-Like’s Own Off-White Streak

The early days of motoring saw a great number of companies start, and fail. Dreamers, tinkerers, engineers and outright charlatans competed in what would prove to be the most cutthroat industry that mankind has ever seen. So many fell by the wayside, but a few have survived. One of those, perhaps amazingly, is Buick. Back […]

White Tires… Black Truth

The sad truth is that humans are adaptable. Why is this sad? Well, it means that we can come to terms with, and even embrace, situations and/or environments that may be significantly sub-optimal. And, let’s face it, not much screams “sub-optimal” louder and with less taste than the Automotive Dark Ages. A perfect case in […]