News : Tomytec releases from July to September 2014

Busy schedule for Tomytec in the upcoming months :

July 2014

LV-143a/b Daihatsu Midget
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This new edition of the popular Midget features removable hood and a ‘Lotte Chewing Gum’ decoration as seen in some classic Toho movies.
​LV-N93a/b BMW 325i 4door
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The late 80′s E30 was popular in Japan despite the fact that only left-hand drive was available.

 

Seibu Keisatsu #13 Nissan Cedric 230 & 330 unmarked patrol cars set

 

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Another nice addition for the fans of the Seibu Keisatsu show. The Cedric 330 was featured in a car chase in the episode ‘Machinegun Rhapsody’ aired in November 1979. The 330 was a brand new model at the time, so the production team decided to use an older Cedric 230 as stunt double to destroy at the end of the chase. Both cars are included in this set and have the same license plate since they are supposed to be the same car.

 

August 2014

LV-79c Nissan Bluebird SOHGO Security / LV-144a Nissan Bluebird Nissan Service

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Two new company cars that were cruising in the streets of Japan in the 70’s. SOHGO Security, established in 1965, was a security services company now known as ALSOK. Their Bluebird is based on a 1400 Deluxe from 1972. The Nissan service car Bluebird is a standard 1969 model.

 

LV-N94a/b Nissan Gloria 2000SGL
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Fifth generation of Gloria (330), the 2000GSL was released in 1975. The tail lights and front grill are unique to this version.

 

Seibu Keisatsu #14 Nissan Cedric 2000GSL Extra

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This Cedric was the getaway car of criminals escaping Sendai city in an episode of Seibu Keisatsu.

 

September 2014

LV-145a/b Isuzu 117 Coupe

Isuzu 117 Coupe

Luxury car released in 1968, the 117 Coupe is an iconic Japanese model and had already been made by Tomica in 1974.

 

LV-77e Subaru Sambar National / LV-143c Daihatsu Midget National

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More company cars with the Sambar and the Midget from National, which later became Panasonic.
LV-N89b Hino HE366 Transporter

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A new edition of the huge Hino HE366 transporter with the Anchiko ASZ022 trailer.

 

LV-Ra11 Isuzu 117 Coupe Radio Japan

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Eleventh model of the ‘Radio Days’ series, this Radio Japan Isuzu 117 Coupe was operating in Kanagawa prefecture in the 70’s.

 

Finally, Tomytec will release a new 1/64 scale diorama in it’s ‘Tomicarama’ series : Bayside Motors.

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That’s it for the coming Tomica Limited Vintage models !

One thought on “News : Tomytec releases from July to September 2014

  1. Tomytec just keeps coming out with fantastic models! I’m looking forward to each & every one of these. I especially love the company vehicles that they do, including the ‘Lotte Chewing Gum’ Midgets!

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