Dark Blue is the new Black

 

Here’s a mean German machine from Jorge Ramos. Wearing a sophisticated shade of Tamiya TS-55 Dark blue. This Alpina B10 was then draped with Tamiya TS-13 over the top. Jorge then applied some hard graft with Tamiya polishing compounds to achieve that incredible shine you see here.

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At first glance, you’d be mistaken for thinking this beamer has just had a wheel change and dropped to the floor on air-bags. Well you would be very very wrong! This car has so much more on closer inspection. Starting with a custom roof and rear lid spoiler to add to its sporty 4 door credentials.

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Another subtle addition being an enlarged exhaust tip from a 2009 Dodge Challenger. Mated to the factory exhaust to increase that 6 cylinder howl that BMWs are known for.

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He added a custom built moon roof too, which not only looks the part, but let’s you listen to nearly 300 raging horses on the open road!

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Now I mentioned the wheel swap earlier. This isn’t just any set of 20” BBS LMs. These have been modified by Buckeye Scale Auto Parts. A lathe was used to remove the moulded in lip and replaced with a set of bespoke aluminium lips.

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A stunning and subtle addition against the silver faced wheels with black bolts that really complete the exterior package. Peeking behind are a set of larger diameter Brembo brakes with matching decals to show that quality was always at the forefront of this build from the start.

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The interior hasn’t escaped the level of detail Jorge is known for. Not only going for an OEM shade of grey, he then added the Accu Air E-Level remote on the centre console and a box of Nike shoes on the rear seats. Finally a set of photo-etched seatbelts really finish off the cabin perfectly.

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A stunning build from Jorge and a massive thank you for sending the feature in!

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You can check out more of his work at:

Diversified Scalerz Model Club on Facebook

Instagram

 Go show him the love this modelling community is know for!

 If you would love a custom set of wheels, be sure to visit Buckeye Scale Auto Parts!

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