Uptown Automotive Hobby Shop
The Biggest Little New and Used Car Showroom in Central New York

Uptown Update 10/8/2014
After thirty five years, we are closing our shop at the end of this month. We will still be available by phone and email. We are not getting out of the hobby; just out of the store. Resin products listed on our site will be available from Jeff Ballard, of Motor City Resin Casters, part of the Detroit Resin Automotive Group. The first items available will be the HD3500 cab, and the step van. Other items will follow as time permits, and will be added to Motor City's existing resin product line.

Model Listings:

Things you should know
Sample Models

1/48 Scale Vehicles
Antique & Classic
Auto & Truck Sales Literature
Auto/Truck Sales Literature
Basket Cases
Bus Models
Celebrity, Custom, & Show Cars
Diecast Models
Drag Race Models
Fire Fighting
Fire Fighting Apparatus plastic assembly kits
Formula & Indy Race Cars
International Cars
Japanese Vehicles
Memorabilia, Place Mats
Memorabilia, Post Cards
Monster Cars & Trucks
Pace Car Models
Parts Kits
Police Car Models & Items
Promotional Models
Resin Items
Restorable Cars
Restorable Wrecks
Stock Car Models
The Body Shop
Truck Models
TV & Movie Models
Used Cars
You Finish

Sample Models
Model Building Tips
Model Making History

Having trouble getting your model to come out just right? Try these Model Building Tips which we've learned over the years.

Have you lost or damaged a critical part or panel? Check out our Spare Parts page to see how we can help.

Models make great gifts! Browse our Gift Suggestions page for some creative ideas.

Ever wonder when model making started? Where was the first model making exhibit held? Take a little trip into Model Making History with us.

Diecast Replica of a 1956 Ford "Blitz Buggy"
(Blitz Buggy's were made in Old Forge,NY)

1978 Dodge W series 4WD wrecker, modified from MPC pickup and Revell Midnight Cowboy wrecker kit.

1951 Chevy Cattle Truck. Cab is resin, rack is kit bashed, chassis is Italeri Opel Blitz.

1936 Dodge Suburban. A Spec Cast die cast model, with the body cut off and replaced with a scratch built, real wood body, crafted by Conrad Jurgens, of Hannacroix, NY.

Showroom, formerly located at 2007 Genesee Street, Utica, NY, closed in 2014. We are out of the shop, and out of our minds, but not out of the hobby. We may still be reached by email: uptownautomotive@mac.com

Please inquire by email or phone with your specific requests. Thank you for your patronage.


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Uptown Automotive
is an Automotive Related, Collector Oriented Hobby Shop, Dealing in Scale Model Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, and Automotive Memorabilia. Some items are one of a kind, or may be out of stock from time to time.