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…

Catching the eye: 2018 Toyota Century

Wow. Only the second generation of this JDM S-Klasse barge! I am a massive fan of this car, simply for its Japaneseness – one has to work hard to have attained this car, which is seen as the ultimate status symbol in Japan, more so than Lexus. The below from motorauthority.com gives a background to…

Tomica Series – No.92 – Toyota CROWN ATHLETE

The Crown Athelete – to me – is THE JDM of the M5 genre. In TRD spec, it can do upto 180mph and packs 565bhp. Above all, it comes in a variety of daft colour schemes. I have already secured the 1/64 scale version for The Garage which I am extremely happy about. But I…

When Good Ideas Go Bad: Aston Martin Cygnet

I have seen a couple here in Basel – “Are you a Toyota in disguise?” “Are you a Toyota in disguise!” When Good Ideas Go Bad: Aston Martin Cygnet CAR CULTURE  17 September 27, 2017 by Andrew Evans Welcome to Wednesday Want. Each week, our team will pluck a car from our thousands-strong Car Suggestions forum and give it…

Tomica Series – No.35 Toyota NOAH

Ah, more people carriers. And with opening boots as well. Another worthy addition to the Tomica garage mainly as the real car is only available in Asian and African markets. Good front and rear detailing as usual.   [url=http://flickrlinkr.tw/] Sharing large numbers of Flickr photos simply and fast by using BBCode or HTML tags[/url]

A new brand to The Garage

Someone on Farcebook asked if Tiny models were available in the US&A. Well, Tiny is a relatively new brand on the diecast scene, formed in 2013, and already has licences from TOYOTA, MERCEDES BENZ, HINO, HONDA & ISUZU (take note Mattel……..) along with Hong Kong company licenses as well. I will be musing about this one…