I am looking forward to 2020.

TLV will continue to focus on famous cars in the early Heisei period. Tomica, September 2019 Possibly the best statement announced in diecast this year. For those not in the know: The Heisei era (Japanese: 平成) refers to the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of Emperor Akihito from 8 January 1989 until his abdication on 30 April 2019. So for Tomica to…

1/43’s get interesting

I don’t have place anymore for 1/43 really – the Garage is being dominated by high end 1/64 these days that I have to really consider what is on display. I have a few favourites, but TBH, I think I would like to have JDM in full effect. My daily views of the Tomica website…

Y32? Yes please.

My first musing for 2019 and it starts off very well. I think someone at Tomica is listening to me. I have been going on for a while that the TLV-Neo range needs more recent back catalogue and they have duly delivered in the form of the Nissan Gloria Y32. There is much that can…

Tomica just landed

After a massive farce with Swiss Post which led to Japan Booster sending through duplicate parcels for me, I managed to sort out the return logistics and then re-order for August 2018. So these three have been added to the TLV-Neo Garage – I have been really slack in getting the photos up and a…

Exclusive Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign set for world debut at Goodwood

Stunning. Simply stunning: Exclusive Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign set for world debut at Goodwood Collaboration between Nissan and Italdesign reimagines Nissan’s GT-R as a custom-bodied, €900,000 (est.) ultralimited supercar 2018/07/09   YOKOHAMA, Japan and TURIN, Italy – The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign will make its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, England,…

TLV – Neo for August 2018

Some fresh news from TLV-Neo: here are the next batch of releases for the latter half of this year. Re-jigs of castings (the Corolla) and a tweak on the Cedric casting recently mused about. The Low-Loader shows an interesting direction that TLV are going : larger more expensive castings, but still in 1/64. What say…

GIMS 2018

The Geneva Motorshow is no more, so I await for next year. But here are some of my highlights – I have more, but Instagram takes forever to add those hashtags using an apple phone…… View this post on Instagram #jaguar #ftype #svo #575 – #jlr #jaguarlandrover #britain #gims2018 #palexpo #palexpogeneva #car #carphotography #carphoto #carphotographer…