Video: 'World's first full-size plastic motorcycle kits'

And you thought Airfix was fiddly and annoying

A BRITISH firm is making what it says are the world's first Airfix-style full-size motorcycle model kits.

The plastic kits have over 180 vacuum-formed parts and are the 'actual size of the real motorcycle,' according to the Somerset based company, Full Size Kits.

They can be assembled by two people and have a 'unique sit-on feature' which 'allows you to carefuly rest on the saddle for photographs'.

At £525 per kit, you could alternatively buy a real non-running motorcycle and carefully rest on that for photographs. But the models don't have to be Sorned, and are more likely to confound parking wardens, as illustrated in a video made by Full Size Kits.

So far only one model is available, the Route 66 Classic, a 'design replica of typical 1960s classic American motorcycles'.

Company founder Peter Manning said: 'Lots of your readers will remember Airfix-type plastic kits when they were kids... Now, the world's first full-size plastic motorcycles.

'We launched the website on Monday 9th Feb 2015 and have had many YouTube hits.'

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