Tag Archives: 1/20 car model
Round up the Big ‘Uns
There’s a periodic trend in model kit production that sees an alternating primacy of larger vs. smaller scales. For cars, it was common in the ’70s to have large-scale kits, with sizes going to 1/16, 1/12 and even larger. However, these huge kits were relatively rare. One large scale that did seem to grab on […]
Everyday Things in Small Packages
The need for transportation doesn’t wane just because you live in a crowded metropolitan area. Despite the current leftist campaign to demonize the car in favour of public transit and bicycles, for many, a car is still both a nice-to-have AND a need-to-have. The Japanese solved the problem of congested streets and the need for […]
Stealthy? Yes! Invisible? Try Again!
Born out of the aftermath of the Automotive Dark Ages, the Dodge Stealth was a very interesting hybrid. Part Japanese-engineered supercar and part Mopar brawler, the Stealth was an affordable car that, in it’s most extreme form, could blow the doors of almost anything in its day. Combining Japanese and American sensibilities and making judicious […]