The Italian Job in LEGO

Lovely bit of animation and some good MOC’s re-creating the one of my favourite films in brick. Credit: Brick Frame Animation Steve Guinness on YouTube

Tomica Series – No.90 – Fiat 500

This is a funny one. I have two versions of the Fiat 500 – one is a HW as per below: And I have now got the Tomica version. Which is better? The HW one looks like it belongs from a cartoon, the Tomica one shows a little better detail, but lacks finesse in the…

Bburago 1/43 Fiat 500 L

I haven’t bought a BBurago model for some time now, but this was somewhat appealing due to the colour scheme. 1/43 Bburago’s just remind me of the former Matchbox Superkings models and as I have blogged before, this just takes me back. For kids, this is perfect – a real life car that can be…

Obesity problems……..

Great comparison of master and servant, side by side. Whilst the originals had character, they would not survive the crash tests that the moden day requires them to adhere to……… But food for thought –

Fiat 127 anyone??

Retro Fiat’s? Yes, there have now been a couple. The 500 has evolved and spawned Abarth versions, the 124 Spider has just been launched: However, this 127 Concept seems to be the best of the lot. It captures the spirit of the original perfectly.I sincerely hope Fiat get this into production: Lapo Elkann, the grandson…

TLV Releases for November 2016

One more addition to the TLV Neo range for November 2016 with a tweak of the recently added Fiat Panda casting. This one is not bad as the 1000 S i.e., , so around 999cc engine, but I am holding out for the 4×4 Sisley or such to be re-created – and Tomytec have form…