There’s a 1:1 scale model, too
The Fiat 500 isn't exactly a household name around these parts-Italy's tiny four-seat runabout never planted its wheels on our side of the globe. Ask around in Europe, though, and people will tell you the humble two-door
*Or your wallets
Lego has really outdone itself lately with recent releases like the all-new Land Rover Defender and the most iconic superhero car in cinema history. Gearheads are grateful, but in case you or your kid want to take a break from cars
Autobots, roll out!
Holidays sure do give you a lot of free time, don't they? During one of our recent idle moments sometime between Christmas and New Year, we stumbled upon this story that should prove pretty fascinating for you gearheads.There are fans,
Did you buy any of these sets?
Some of us moved up to four wheels from playing video games, while others may have started off with RCs or scale models. Regardless of what sparked our passion for automobiles, we're all still just kids at heart-albeit with much
It comes out in January 2020
Celebrated toy manufacturer Lego has just announced a Speed Champions set that pays homage to one of the most legendary vehicles on the planet: the Nissan GT-R Nismo. This is the first time the company has partnered with a Japanese car
Not what we expected
We're extremely excited for the Tesla Roadster 2.0. Anything that's road-legal and claims 0-60mph (0-97kph) in 1.9sec is definitely worth waiting for.But oh, how we've waited. Elon Musk first unveiled the targa-roofed
The local Tamiya scene lives on
The Tamiya scene in the Philippines lives on, and the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge held last July was proof of that. The culture also continues to thrive in a smaller, more local scale as well, as evidenced by the recent East
No less than Shunsaku Tamiya joined the festivities
At the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge (TMAC) held on June 23, 2019, more than 200 participants-87 of which came from other countries-competed for the chance to represent their country at the Tamiya Mini 4WD Japan Cup happening in November
Our nation’s pride in 1/32 scale
A few days ago, we reported that Tamiya will be selling a special-edition mini 4WD model of our country's iconic jeepney. Now, the in-demand kit (we've already seen a possible case of hoarding) is already available in hobby
Pinoy pride
The Philippines and Tamiya, everyone's favorite scale model manufacturer, have a pretty tight relationship. Need proof? Not only does the brand continue to maintain a strong following among both hobbyists and car enthusiasts, there's also an actual Tamiya factory located
Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas?
Car guys are nearly always toy guys, too. To them, automobiles are really just large toys-extensions of their childhood, if you will. Cars are bigger, more expensive, and carry a lot more risk than your typical Tomicas or Tamiyas, but they'
Mr. Tamiya officially opened it himself
Hobbyists, scale modelers, and car nuts, you'll have a reason to want to brave traffic, and squeeze into tight parking spaces just to visit the mall. The BrickYard is once again open to let the adult you enjoy toys.The BrickYard
And it's big
The Bugatti Chiron's place in history is assured. Not because of speed records-we're still waiting for a de-limited, v-max run. We refer instead to today's news, in which the Chiron has joined the exclusive club of
It’s a toy collector's paradise
Cool sh*t. That's what Japan is about. It has the coolest animated robots (Gundam, Macross, Voltes V); the coolest entertainment systems (Sony PlayStation, Nintendo); the coolest authors (Haruki Murakami, Ryunosuke Akutagawa); the coolest dishes (ramen, sashimi): the coolest cars (pretty
It'll have quite a display
Looking for a car-centric way to spend the day with your kids? Hot Wheels Philippines is inviting motorheads to its first Epic Stunt Event of 2017 from April 21 (this Friday) to 30 at SM North The Block.The event is
Unfortunately, it doesn't float
You can buy a Lego Technic BMW R1200 GS Adventure. It is a kit comprising 603 parts that recreates, in miniature, the road-going BMW R1200 GS Adventure. All nice and lovely.But, much to our delight, you can use the same
A true artist
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.We're well aware that a lot of TGP readers (and even some of the staffers) are avid fans of toys, especially if they'
It’s hard to walk out unscathed
You might have heard about the new mall in Pasig, Ayala Malls The 30th. It's a small building, especially compared to the *ahem* mega malls in the area, but it's quaint and well-designed. Everything you need is here: dining
It's an automotive Neverland
Whether we like it or not, your budget is one of the most important things to consider when buying a gift. If you go cheap, your spoiled inaanaks might resent you for it; go overboard and you'll regret it yourself-if
From 8-bit to four wheels
American toymaker Mattel recently gave both gamers and car nuts a treat, after the company revealed it had partnered with Japanese video game giant Nintendo to produce a new collection of Mario-inspired cars for the Hot Wheels toy line. Sweet.The
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