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Tomytec previews / releases for 1st 1/2 2008

At a recent sales meeting, Tomytec showed samples of forthcoming releases, as well as future planned ones ….

  • Supposedly due late January, but not spotted yet is ‘Car Collection’ #5 – small commercial vehicles …


back row: Mitsubishi Fuso Canter small cargo vans (Sagawa Transport), Isuzu Elf garbage & water trucks
front row: Toyota Hiace vans, Hino Dutro utility trucks  

  • Due February is the first 3 items in the modern house series …


House A, House B, House C 

  • Also due February is ‘Bus Collection’ #11 …


Nishi Tokyo Bus, Keio Railway Bus, Keisei Railway Bus


Nishi Nihon Railway Bus, Seibu Railway Bus, Mie City


Yamanashi City, Kokusai Kogyo, Tokyo City


Osaka City, Kyoto City , Niigata City

  • Due March is the ‘Truck Collection’ #4, as well as the school children sets …


Nissan Diesel Kuon with ‘Nittsu Ecoliner 31′ container, Isuzu Giga with ‘Sagawa Transport’ container, Hino Profia ‘Sagawa Transport’ 


sample container, Hino Profia ‘Seino Transport’, Nissan Diesel Kuon ‘Nittsu’


  •  Just revealed is ‘Car Collection’ #6 – small compact Japanese cars …


L top Toyota Vitz, R top Nissan March, L bottom Mazda Demio, R bottom Honda Fit

  • Also announced is some more buildings – some stations to rival those in the Tomix range, a series of typical narrow Japanese houses, and a train shed. These are due from June/July onwards …




January 26, 2008 - Posted by | Tomytec


  1. I collect these, it is never ending.

    Comment by Hino | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  2. So many new styles, its great for the serious collector.

    Comment by Automotive Recruitment | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  3. I agree, nice collection.

    Comment by Mercedes-Benz | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  4. Very nice collection of Tomytec there.

    Comment by Nissan4x4 | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  5. Cannot wait for the release of the houses.

    Comment by Truck | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  6. Commercial vehicle set looks awesome!

    Comment by Auto Professionals | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  7. Brings back some fond memories.

    Comment by Auto1 | December 4, 2009 | Reply

  8. I love the collection, I hope its available around Christmas!

    Comment by Hino Trucks | December 1, 2009 | Reply

  9. […] can see pictures of the prototype in the previous announcement message […]

    Pingback by Tomytec ‘The Car Collection’ #6 « JMTN blog | April 18, 2008 | Reply

  10. I’ll have to get car collection 6 – I’ve got a Honda Fit (called Jazz over here!). Oh, and my Dad has a Toyota Vitz (called Yaris here) too.


    Comment by Phil | January 26, 2008 | Reply

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