‘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 pastime and is going to help you develop in different areas, look no further than building your own model.

Manage stress

Because of the concentration required for building a model car, it is an excellent hobby to manage and reduce stress. If you are not passionate about sports and want a hobby that is going to give you some me-time, assembling, painting and decorating your model car can really be a great outlet to the day’s problems.


Nothing will give you as much pride as building your own models, especially if you are assembling a car you are particularly passionate about.

Communal pastime

As well as being a great solo-hobby it is a great activity to share with your loved ones. If you are looking for something to have in common with your children, building a model together will help strengthen your bond further and you will teach them invaluable lessons about teamwork, patience and concentration.

So there you have it! 4 great reasons why you should build your model car! Buy your own metal model car kit from Model Car World or contact us for more information about our products.