Took me long enough to get to the iconic A80. Can’t believe I’ve built the new A90 before its much more iconic predecessor. I’ve had this Tamiya Supra and the Hobby Design Modification Kits set sitting around for literal years – for some reason it was just tough to always force myself back into this build.
Fujimi Mazdaspeed RX-8 A-Spec
I’ve always really liked these cars, even if the RX-8 lived most of its life being the little brother that just wasn’t good enough or as cool as its iconic predecessor, the RX-7. The factory fender bulge arches and insanely cool rear suicide doors spoke to me on a existential level. At one point I almost bought one, but…
Aoshima/Tamiya Nissan Fairlady Z 350z Nismo
I’m kind of surprised at myself for not having built a Z33 or Z34 up until now – specifically the Z33, as it very much feels like an import poster car for the 21st century. It’s not an uncommon sight around here, and even when people not very interested in cars see them they immediately know it’s an iconic…
Jada Fast and Furious 1/24 D.K.’s Nissan 350Z
I’m not usually one to buy things I can otherwise build on my own – even if the pre-built stuff is super cheap and uses more expensive materials than the plastic models I usually fancy. There comes a time, however, when you would like to build an iconic model from cinema but the means are either simply too cost-prohibitive or…