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Top 5 Best Replica Cars to Build

If you’re a car fanatic then you will most likely be aware of replica car builds. They’re a cool and neat way to keep a pocket sized (or sometimes bigger) version of your favourite cars. Whether you are a beginner to replica car building or experienced you will likely find this list helpful for ideas and inspiration on your next build!

The Beetle 

The beetle is about as classic as it gets, a 1:8 scaled model that aims to include as many of the key aspects of the original car as possible, so you can experience it for yourself in all its glory. From it’s iconic curved metal body to it’s riched padded seats and interior, you will very quickly understand why the beetle is a timeless classic and go to die-cast for so many. 

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VW T1 Camper Van

If you’re a lover of camper vans you will be very familiar with the ultimate Volkswagen T1 Camper Van, commonly referred to as the ‘Hippie Van’. Being a 1:8 scale replica, the camper van is a beautifully high detailed representation of the Volkswagen transporter. The model is true to all the individual features the van holds, from the fabric sunroof to the pivot doors and panoramic windows in the roof. The VW T1 camper van is an enjoyable build and is well and truly a forerunner of historic modern cargo and passenger vans.


Ford GT

This superbly detailed model is a 1:8 scale replica of the iconic two times winner of Le Mans. The Wyer Racing GT, chassis number 1075 has a history of outstanding competitions, it came in first in four other long-distance racing events.

The car appears in the form that it was driven in during the Le Mans event and is a complete classic for the world of competitive race-cars. You can experience the satisfaction of completing this model month by month with a full subscription from ModelSpace

Top 5 Best Replica Cars to Build - Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracán

Got a need for speed? Then you’ll love this one. Build and drive this highly detailed model of the Lamborghini Huracán supercar, bringing new standards of design, detail and technology to the world of die-cast cars. Not only is it a modern car, but also uses modern day techniques and technology in order to achieve incredibly detailed realism that sets new standards in model building. 


Dodge Charger R/T

The dodge charger is a much loved, world renowned car that embodies the fast and furious universe. Now, 15 years after the launch of the first film, it’s time to celebrate the legendary series with detailed and exclusive 1:8 scale die-cast models. The reproduction of Dominic Toretto’s iconic Dodge Charger R/T is a true masterpiece of modelling with metal bodywork, complete with all the relevant marks and details that make it the authentic star of the saga. If you’re a fan of cars you will seriously appreciate this work of art, regardless of how you feel about the Fast & Furious universe.



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