10/11/2013

CAD Comes to Toys

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If you look closely at this picture, you’ll see that there are two Mercedes E-Class Cabriolets: There is that red one outside the window.

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

M 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?

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