CAD Comes to Toys

Gary S. Vasilash

If you look closely at this picture, you’ll see that there are two Mercedes E-Class Cabriolets:

Modellautos E-Klasse Modellpflege There is that red one outside the window.

There is that white one inside on the table.

What do they have in common?

Well, it turns out that the computer-aided design (CAD) data that was used to develop the big red one was also used to create the 1:43 model by model car specialists iScale from Kyosho Deutschland GmbH.

That’s some serious engineering horsepower for an 18-in. long car.

And it makes us wonder: How the heck did that guy get that car down those stairs?