Jurassic World Mercedes-Benz G550

Mercedes-Benz G550 from Jurassic World
Jurassic World Mercedes-Benz G550 door detail Jurassic World Mercedes-Benz G550 rear Jurassic World Mercedes-Benz G550 with Jada G63 AMG 6x6

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After seeing the work of Baptiste Coudert,I thought it would be fun to make a similar companion for Jada's AMG 6x6. As usual, Welly did a great job with their replica, so I just focused on adding the appropriate details.

The longest task was repainting the fender flares, mirrors, bumpers, grille, and running boards, which I did a section at a time across several evenings to make sure everything had plenty of time to dry before moving on to the next section. I also did some touch-up work on the side trim and window frames wherever it was needed.

The grille guard was completely scratch built out of styrene and stainless steel rod, based on photos of the 1:1 vehicle. Once it was assembled and painted, I made the lights by layering BMF and custom decals. The wheels were replaced with a set from Revell's '06 Mustang GT, which were nearly identical to the wheels on the movie car and readily accepted the Mercedes' original tires.

Finally, the Jurassic World markings were drawn up in Illustrator and printed onto clear decal stock. The license plate was similarly created in Illustrator, but printed onto high-quality card stock.


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