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REVIEW: Automodello 1:43 1948 Norman E. Timbs Streamliner

Words and photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov / StratosWRC   If you’ve never seen this car before, you’re forgiven, cause I’ve never seen it before either. But that’s what Automodello is known for, bringing us high quality replicas of forgotten, but once highly coveted cars. This little gem was a creation of one Norman Timbs, himself an engineer and designer Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1:24 1934 Duesenberg J Graber

Words and photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov / StratosWRC   During the 1930s, celebrities and royalty were defined by the cars they drove, and Duesenbergs were held in high regard. The model J was no exception, initially built as a chassis, with the body work hammered together by Graber Carrosserie. Among the owners of these fabulous cars were names like Continue Reading...
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Automodello New 1:24 Scale 1954 Kaiser Darrin

News from Automodello bring forward a new 1:24 scale model, the 1954 Kaiser Darrin.  The model is developed in typical Automodello fashion, but key features for this project include removable, erect, boulevard, and down positions for the convertible top and option to display one door open or both doors closed (the Kaiser Darrin had unique sliding doors).  All 5 original Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Automodello 1:43 Dual-Ghia

Words courtesy of Wes Shakirov / StratosWRC   Truth be told, before Automodello brought it out, I’d never even heard of the Dual-Ghia, which is a shame, because it’s such a glamorously good-looking car. It was based on a 1950s Chrysler Firearrow concept car, and saw limited production thanks to the efforts of one Eugene Casaroll, then president of the Continue Reading...
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