Meyers Manx Beach Buggy

The Meyers Manx Beach Buggy is 50 years old this year, like me. (1964-2014) There have been many models of Beach Buggies in diecast over the years, but the current Hot Wheels version is for me the ideal buggy, with simple lines and a stubby appearance. The dune buggy was designed initially for desert racing by engineer,…

Jeeps

The Jeep so named because it was a General Purpose vehicle (GP becoming Jeep)…is an iconic classic…The original Jeep was put into production in 1941, arguably making them the oldest four-wheel drive mass-production vehicles. I have eight in my collection. Jeep Wrangler (Siku),’43 Jeep Willys x 3 (Matchbox), Jeep CJ6 (Matchbox), Jeep Willys 4 x…

Mercury Cougar

I may have far more Chevrolet Corvettes (17)  and Ford Mustangs (21) in my collection but the Mercury Cougar will always be special for me. It may have been the first American Muscle Car I was aware of, back in 1968 Matchbox had a Mercury Cougar and a Ford Mustang in their range, The Mercury Cougar was…