Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

I really didn’t think I’d live to see the day when Hot Wheels would release a model of a C10 Skyline Van, but it happened. And it wasn’t so long ago that only a small cottage industry catered for your Nostalgic Japanese Car needs.

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Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

And this is such a cottage industry model in 1/43 from the “Adovanspirit” brand, made for the Japanese famous diecast retailer “ii ado”.

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Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

Made from White Metal and hand finished, these models are true heavy weights and they are an absolute pleasure to handle - I wish there was a way to convey that in the images. Everything else feels flimsy by comparison.

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Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

On the downside, no opening features. But that is a small price to pay-off for the quality you get here.

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Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

My only complaint is that I have to put it back into the box at the end of the photo shoot, I wanted to gawk at it a lot longer.

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Illustration for article titled Samurai Sunday: Nissan Skyline Van JAF

Well I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas, and all the best to each and everyone here for 2019!

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