1:8 908


When I look through the images of Simon Dagless’ incredible scratch-build Porsche 908 model, I can’t help but wonder, “how much more effort would a 1:1 scale version be?”. It’s a truly astounding project; so amazing, in fact, that I’m linking over to his project discussion on Automotive Forums before it’s complete. Once it’s finished, it’ll be nice to see the photos of the finished product, but I think seeing it slowly take form over time is the greater joy. We’re over a year into the project, which just demonstrates that Simon’s patience is far greater than mine. I’m usually skipping through to the water-slide decals in the kit before I’ve even finished assembly.

Here’s a few more photos. It’s almost easier to believe that a giant is holding real Porsche 908 parts. Click on over for the in-progress build discussion.

DISCUSS (3 Comments)

  1. Captain Ned

    Something tells me that this beastie will soon reside in Zuffenhausen and that Mr. Dagless will have unlimited access to original drawings for his next project (which seems to be a 934, 935, or 936).

  2. Jim

    That is so cool. Is there a xk120?

  3. Mario

    That gearbox is wicked.

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