A preview of some major TLV Hawlage
It’s always nice to see the Toyota History Garage and Megaweb, since they seem to rotate the displays quite frequently.
They are quite awesome.
So much drool right now
That place is on my bucket list. Great shots!
Because we can’t just have Porsches, Ferraris and GT-Rs all of the time.
Well so far anyway...
Now for my third and final installment in LaLD Running of the Bulls. This lovely model has been seen before, but deserves to be seen again. This is Tomica F40-1, the Lamborghini Miura SV. This casting entered the range in November 1977, and is quite a beauty:
I never found the white version - so I grabbed this black one when I found it.
Raises hand. Yup. I’m right here.
I came across a stand up display of the black & gold cars at Shop-Rite. It was already gone over, no chases, but there was a small pad of tear sheets on top.
In case you didn’t get one, or they didn’t have them, here is a copy:
Today the star of the show is the new Autobacs building from Tomicatown. Now I had stopped buying these as I am seriously out of space - but sometimes, you got to weaken. And I did.
What you see here is the result of a major splurge over the last few weeks.
Finally found these! Got one for the collection and one to customize. Thanks to the local scalpers there were no skyline wagons despite a target employee saying he put out 4 cases an hour earlier.
Time flies, 12 cylinder day is already here. I didn’t have any 10 cylinder models, but the excellence of this 12 cylinder makes up for it. This is Tomica 57-1, the Ferrari BB 512. This casting entered the range in January 1979, and is from an era when, in my opinion, Ferraris were a bit more special:
[Somehow I managed to post this yesterday with a date stamp of the day before yesterday.???]
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...is now up to eight. I don’t know why i like collecting these and food trucks so much, but i do.
This was the car that made the Datsun name in the English speaking world. After all, Paul Newman started his racing career in one.
Today, I want to focus not so much on the car itself - but on the man behind it. The “510" Datsun is well known, and has recently been modelled by a whole bunch of manufacturers. Matchbox and M2 are the most recent ones. Tomica got there a whole lot earlier, naturally. In fact, it was their very first model - the…