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The world's premier aftermarket Pocher online store

Created more than 40 years ago with amazing detail, Pocher Classic models have become coveted collectibles for modelers and automobile lovers all over the world. At Model Motorcars, we understand your drive to improve your Pocher experience, bringing you the best catalog of proprietary parts and materials for over 25 years. From all imaginable parts to books, CDs and tools to help you build and customize the car of your dreams, we have you covered. We pride ourselves in providing the best researched, manufactured and finished parts the world over.

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New 1:8 scale 1976 VW Beetle Cabriolet


Pre-painted metal kit by LeGrand LE100 sunny yellow | LE101 viper green metallic The metal kit by LEGRAND 1/8 Collection will feature:

  • over 600 parts
  • a pre-painted metal body
  • fully detailed engine, interior, and exterior
  • functional steering
  • opening doors, hood, and trunk
  • assembly primarily with screws
  • model weight: 11 lbs

each color limited to 500 kits worldwide

Part No. LE100 $700 Yellow
Part No. LE101 $700 Green

Our Polishing Kit


Each kit includes 6 sheets of cushioned abrasive cloths in 2400, 3200, 3600, 4000, 6000, and 8000 grits, a soft foam sanding block, a bottle of liquid polish, a soft flannel polishing cloth and Instruction Booklet.

Use this polishing kit to smooth the "orange peel" surface of a rough paint job, or put a mirror finish on good paint. Works on all painted surfaces, varnished wood, and bare plastics. It is also invaluable for creating varied finishes on raw metal parts, ranging anywhere from a dull sheen to a chrome like shine.

Part No. T081
$28.00 per kit

January's Feature Exhibit

Christian Hey's

Bugatti and Boats


From the builder...

I first have built the Arno boat from Italieri, in the early 2000, after having built a few Chris-Crafts 1/8 and RIVA 1/10.

4 years later I found on Internet, in the US, a motor for this boat.

A very fine work, essentially in white metal and photo-etched material, and many photos. But in the box, 1 of the 2 cylinder heads was missing; So, I had to make a mold and to create this piece.

All the chandlery I have made previously for my Chris-Crafts and Riva were a good learning...

The very many photos obliged me to go very far in the precision...

I am not retired (62 old) and work only a few hours in the week, in winter, so I needed 1 year for the boat, 1 for the motor, and 1 more for all the accessories.

The Bugatti T50 chassis came later. I found the model in his sealed box in a flea marked, but I was not specially looking for.

Since the late 1970 I knew about this model and 1979 I have built the Alfa Romeo Monza, without any fine-tuning.

Aluminum blocs and compressor were found in Mosheim, where someone builds Bugatti motors in 1/8 scale.

As I have no experience about sheet metal work, I decided to build only a chassis model.

I thought also it would be a pity to hide this beautiful Bugatti motor.

In the meantime I am building a Phantom II chassis and the motor is at least as beautiful.

My tools are a Dremel 3000 and a little metal tower.

I often use recycled material. For instance the wheel trims are bottoms from coca cola cans...


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