Tag Archives: car

Harry Potter day, celebrate with this Scalextric Anglia ride

No idea why it is International Harry Potter day today, Star Wars day on May 4th makes sense as does Mario Day on MAR10  – No matter, we welcome any ideas, conspiracy theories as to why. So, what it dos do its allow brands to anounce new Harry Potter stuff …

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Take something and make it ten times better – Gridlock, it is the dogs undercarriage of a game

Complete with six of their mighty fine wooden rides and the bumper car you’ll be steering out of traffic the Gridlock game is the only thing you’ll need on your shelf. Out on display it’ll look quite superb, then, grab the cards and start yourself a quest to get out …

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Playmobil Ferrari enters the showroom

A Ferrari SF90 Stradale from Playmobil joins the growing range of iconic vehicles in playform to further create the need to remove books and family photos from your shelves and make way for their motors. It is a sleek looker on the outside and has decent detail on the inside …

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Deux-cheveaux gets the Playmobil treatment

Originally conceived in the late Thirties as a rugged, useful, affordable car it was famously designed with very specific requirements. The ability carry four people and 50kg of goods at 30mph across muddy and unpaved roads and, at the prototype stage it was suggested that the 2CV should be able …

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Honey we shrunk the foot-to-floor – Cozy Coupe gets miniaturised

There are a few rights of passage as a parent, teaching cycle riding, turning splashing into some form of swimming, that first LEGO set or Jigsaw, a fairground ride and/or arcade experience and ending up with 1,00’s of tickets (usually enough for a Chupa Chups and, building a Cozy Coupe. …

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Wanted – K.I.T.T in Playmobil form, “Right away Michael”

  A more iconic ride is hard to find than K.I.T.T. (ok, ok the DeLorean is up there we know). This Playmobil version of the Hoff’s ride is feature laden and with a interior that’s high in detail. Touch the bonnet for original voice clips of K.I.T.T. and to operate …

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Hot Wheels gets into the NFT garage

From November 16 Hot Wheels NFT Garage as it gears up to release 40 new NFT Hot Wheels designs. First time around they dipped into the NFT market with just three models which sold for between £4,000 and £12,000 (Boneshaker, Deora II and Twinmill) with pretty low bidder numbers, less than …

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Ultimate Hot Wheels

IWC Schaffhausen and Hot Wheels celebrated the return to Goodwood of the members meeting and unveiled this highly collectible and not-very-affordable “IWC x Hot Wheels Racing Works” collector’s set. It is limited to just 50 pieces and we’re certain that those in the elite set wanting either watch or die-cast …

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Ice Cream Van sets new Ice Cream Van World record

The man Edd China is likely best known for those who watch too much Discovery in the mid-morning. He was the mechanic on Wheeler Dealers with Mike Brewer and basically did all the graft on updating the busted cars brought into his garage by co-presenter (and slacker) Brewer. Anyways, since …

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Rip-racing explosive four-wheel fun anyone?

    Right, our Boom City Racer cars have arrived and, before we turn the Out of Office on let us give you the lowdown. Falling into the category of “rippers” this genre of toy has been around since the 70’s, a threaded piece of plastic inserted into the chassis …

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