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A model vehicle is a miniature version of a full-scale automobile, truck, busses etc. Miniature vehicles first appeared as a children’s toy at the same time as automobiles did. While the miniatures were first introduced as a children’s toy, they are now appreciated by people of any age, gender, and background and are soon becoming a great gift for collectors and car lovers alike.
As mentioned, the history of model cars begins with the history of the automobile as the earliest examples of model vehicles were created for design and promotion purposes for the full sized models in the 1920s. In-house design models were often made of the same material as the full-scale vehicle, wood or clay were also very popular to begin with, moving on to tin and steel and eventually metal and plastic.
By the 1950s, building your own model car became the popular hobby that is still very much enjoyed today. Collecting
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‘Why do people choose to buy metal car model kits instead of the assembled version?’ You might ask. The answer is that there is something very rewarding in building your own model car and feel like you are building an object you are extremely passionate about. In the run-up to Christmas, find out 4 reasons why building your own model car is a great hobby and why you should give a metal model car kit to your loved ones or yourself!
Developing a new skill
All stages of building a scale model car require concentration, research and attention to detail. Because of this, building a model car is a great opportunity to learn or develop a new skill whether this is assembling, painting or photographing. Building a model car is a great hobby that many people feel very passionate about. If you are looking for something that is going to make a great
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Men and women all over the world have been increasingly fascinated with the automobile since its introduction in 1885. While the lucky ones can afford garages filled with the classics and latest favourite models, the majority of us cannot. Model cars are the best way to enjoy the details of the most beautiful cars in the world, without having to compromise the health of your wallet. Model cars are miniature versions of real cars, available in different scales (1:18, 1:12, 1:24, 1:32, 1:43
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Through history, many cars have marked the era they were popular in. From great symbols of innovation and design to the stars that have owned them over the years, the following five stood out as some of the most iconic cars through history. Have a look at the list below and start dreaming:
Manufactured between 1961 and 1975, the British sports car was a symbol of incredibly modern design and performance. On the year of its release, Enzo Ferrari called it ‘the most beautiful car ever made’ and the two seater has since been seen as iconic, appearing on various hollywood films and top cars lists.
No iconic cars’ list could be completed without James Bond’s