Log In

Little Big Healeys

Little Big Healeys

Becoming a little blasé about meticulously crafted scale models is an occupational hazard around the DCX office…and then we see something like this.halfscaleHealeys_20_1200

We first read about Colin Rule in the blog at Hemmings Daily, who combined his occupation as a professional Austin Healey restorer in Australia with his passion for antique pedal cars to produce a 1/2-scale replica of an Austin Healey 3000 MkIII. He then equipped it with a 24V electric motor so it didn’t have to rely on pedal power any longer.

junior_perspectiveHe has now created several half-size Healey clones, as well as a pair of lookalike gas go-karts capable of 100+mph! But its the scale cars that blow our minds — check out the engine detail! halfscaleHealeys_16_1200Even more impressive when you consider that 98% of the parts are hand-made!

(For more, check out Hemmings’ original story HERE.)

 

halfscaleHealeys_19_1200-1halfscaleHealeys_25_1200 halfscaleHealeys_24_1200-700x468

 

 

 

DCX Back Issues 600x120
Updated: January 25, 2017 — 1:18 PM

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Airage Media © 2017
WordPress Lightbox Plugin