Tomica Series – No.109 VOLKSWAGEN POLO

You know, I am surprised by two things – Why hasn’t Majorette done a bog standard Polo Is this the direction that Tomica want to take with European additions? Having driven a Polo for around 4 years, I suppose I have a small soft spot for this one – I think that the highlight for…

When Matchbox get it right…………

Matchbox has to be the most frustrating brand on sale at the moment. We all know that the brand is basically screwed, with hardly anything making it outside of the US. But what annoys me even more is stuff like this: This is the new recolour of the VW Transporter double cab. Picture has been…

Old skool Fire

I totally forgot about these photos on my phone. Whilst taking the wee one to a Children’s play area in Lorrach, Germany, we normally stop at the local fire station to have a peek at the appliances. Fortunately, these classic vehicles made an appearance outside and I could not resist a few snaps. Lovely to…

Hot Wheels VW Caddy

VW Caddy – I really do think that this is just aimed at the collector – no child is going to think it is cool (LAAM exceptions) as it is not a car they see on the road. If it was a Hilux then maybe. But I am looking at this from a casting view,…

Cars you don’t see that often – VW Routan

There was a something of a surprise, yet something very familiar about this spot in Germany the other week – and upon closer inspection, this one was imported in from the US&A. Always keen to note the unusual, I was certain that this was not a Euro offering by VW. And it turns out I…

KD’s Top Geary Top Test – SEAT Ibiza 1.2 TSI

Once again a family trip to Tenerife led us to take a trip to Parque Loro, and thus the need to hire a car for the day. Nothing big is needed so Fiesta size was the class required. Canarias.com provided me with a SEAT Ibiza 1.2 TSI. The first thing that you do note about…

Insane Rallycross Beetle

Saw this on FB and in the Metro (23/06/2014) Mental. I LOVE IT!!!!!! Should be an inclusion for the Gran Turismo garage methinks.