Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
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LaLD Engine Week 2018: Car with the Transparent Engine cover

This may not be the most exotic car but this baby isn’t shy showing off it’s engine.

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This is a vintage battery operated Volkswagen tin toy by Bandai a Japanese company. Japan became a tin toy manufacturing force after the war.

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No only does the engine have actual moving parts when powered on,

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it even lights up.

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I estimate this to be around 1/11 scale.

The paint on this 4 cylinder may not be shiny anymore and there are signs of rust and fading on the chrome surface of the hubcaps but the body is still in good shape.

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Also comes with a driver.

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And the original box.

Now that’s going back in time!

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