Newsletter 264: Timo Mkinen

Timo Mkinen

Timo Mkinen
At the wheel of the Triumph TR3, Morris Mini, Morris Cooper, Mini Cooper, Ford Escort RS1600, Ford Escort RS1800, Peugeot 104, Peugeot 504, Toyota Celica 2000 GT... and a really long etcetera, he won at the greatest rallies all over the world: Tulpenrallye, Monte Carlo, 1000 Lakes, RAC, Hong Kong, Wales, German 3-Stdte... and another really long etcetera ;)

Timo Mkinen, one of the "Flying Finns" in the Rally world, left us at age 79.

Here at SpotModel we will always remember you. Good bye, our friend, wherever you are ;)

Aoshima: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Pagani Huayra - plastic parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: 01091

A superb scale model of this Italian beauty, the Pagani Huayra, made by Aoshima. The kit includes a fully detailed interior, fully working doors and bonnet, detailed monocoque, fully detailed engine, ... Delicious !!!
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Ebbro: Model car kit 1/20 scale - McLaren Honda MP4/31 Mobil1 #14, 22, 47 - Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Stoffel Vandoorne - Spanish Grand Prix 2016 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: EBR20018

An extensive parts list of the machine with which Button. Alonso and Vandoorne raced at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix at the Montmel racetrack. The kit includes an impressive break up of the front and back of the car, as well as rubber printed tires.
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Ebbro: Model car kit 1/20 scale - Lotus Ford Type 88B Essex #11, 12 - Elio de Angelis, Nigel Ernest James Mansell - British Grand Prix 1981 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: EBR20010

Decals printed in Italy by Cartograf with "hot stamp" technology, chrome parts, tires with rubber printed Good Year logos, a fully detailed engine.... Mind blowing!!!!!
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Aoshima: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Lamborghini Diablo GT - metal parts, paint masks, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: 01052

The most impressive version of the Lamborghini Diablo, now in scale model by the hand of Aoshima. The kit includes a fully detailed engine, polished aluminum pre-painted rims, chrome parts, working rear bonnet, paint masks, etc.
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Zero Paints: Primer - Red oxide

Reference: ZP-3036

Rust red tone primer for airbrush application. You can use it as a base color and primer for your rusty looking vehicles. It is served in a 120ml bottles.
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Zero Paints: Paints set - Lotus Ford 107B - for Tamiya kit TAM20038

Reference: ZP-1418

Set of five 30ml bottles of prethinned paint ready for airbrush use, specifically formulated to match the colors on the Lotus Ford 107B.
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Zero Paints: Paints set - Spoon Sports Blue and Yellow - 2x30ml

Reference: ZP-1307

Set of two paint bottles (30ml each) containing the blue and yellow colors used by Spoon Sports sponsored vehicles.
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Zero Paints: Paints set - Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2015/2016 - Blue and White Paint Set - for Belkits kits BEL010 and BEL011

Reference: ZP-1422

Set of two 30ml paint bottles ready for airbrush use. Color tones match the ones used by the official VW Polo team during 2015 and 2016 seasons.
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Ebbro: Model car kit 1/20 scale - McLaren Honda MP4/30 Mobil1 #14, 22 - Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso - Japan Grand Prix 2015 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: EBR20015

Inside the box you will find an extensive parts listing including tires with the Pirelli PZero logos printed with pad printing, and decals with Button's and Alonso's number pads.
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Ebbro: Model van kit 1/24 scale - Citron H Van - photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials and assembly instructions

Reference: EBR25007

Here we have one of the most surprising kits that have passed through our warehouse in recent times. The molds used to make this model are made of several "bodies", producing parts that can not be manufactured in any other way. Just take a look at picture number 8 and try to believe it!!!
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Canfora: Book - The complete guide to Truck Modelling

Reference: 9789198232530

The complete guide to Truck Modeling is a book (published in English) considered one of the most comprehensive guide for truck modeling nowadays. Featuring 160 pages and more than 500 pictures illustrating on assembly, detailing, painting, and weathering effects on tractors and European and American trucks. The pictures in the book just speak for themselves.
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Trumpeter: Display case - Display case

Reference: 09809

Plastic display case specially designed to show off and protect your beloved models, measuring 359 x 89 x 89 mm.
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Zero Paints: Paint - Herbie #53 Volkswagen Beetle white

Reference: ZP-1439

Prethinned paint ready for airbrush use, matching the white color of the VW Beetle starring at the famous Disney movie "Herbie".
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Renaissance Models: Detail up set 1/24 scale - Subaru Legacy Group A - photo-etched parts and assembly instructions - for Hasegawa kit 20290

Reference: TK24-435

Fantastic photo-etched parts to detail both the interior and exterior of the Hasegawa Subaru Legacy. We loved it!!
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Renaissance Models: Transkit 1/24 scale - BMW M3 E30 Group A - metal parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts and assembly instructions - for Beemax Model Kits kit B24007

Reference: TK24-436

Turn your Aoshima / Beemax BMW M3 into the rally version using this Renaissance conversion set that includes new dampers, bucket seat, rear spoiler, fire extinguishing system, and many more parts and pieces.
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Renaissance Models: Transkit 1/24 scale - BMW M3 E30 Group A - resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts and assembly instructions - for Beemax Model Kits kit B24007

Reference: TK24-438

Turn your Aoshima / Beemax BMW M3 into the rally version by using this Renaissance conversion set that includes new dampers, bucket seat, rear spoiler, extinguishing system, five-spoke rims, tyres, and many more parts and pieces.
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Top Studio: Footpeg 1/12 scale - Honda NSR500 1994 - 2002 - resin parts

Reference: TD23171

Set of parts for replacing Honda NSR250 footpegs from 1994 to 2002. Includes the ones used by Doohan on his motorcycle.
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Top Studio: Clutch 1/12 scale - Honda NSR500 1992 - 2002 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, turned metal parts and assembly instructions

Reference: TD23147

Set of photo-etched parts, turned metal parts and resin part for replacing the clutch of the Honda NSR500 by Tamiya between 1992 and 2002.
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Top Studio: Antenna 1/12 scale - McLaren Honda MP4/6 - photo-etched parts, turned metal parts, other materials and assembly instructions - for Tamiya kits TAM12028, TAM49571 and TAM89721

Reference: TD23156

You can throw away the parts of Tamiya model and replace them with these ones we bring you from Top Studio, The results will blow up your mind!!!
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Top Studio: Clutch 1/12 scale - Honda NS500 / NSR500 1983 - 1989 - photo-etched parts, resin parts and assembly instructions - for Tamiya kits TAM14032, TAM14050 and TAM14125

Reference: TD23146

Set of photo-etched parts and resin part for replacing the clutch of the Honda NS500 and NSR500 by Tamiya between 1983 and 1989.
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