Our favourite film-themed car toys, models, and kits

As a car fan, you'll quite possibly have a weekend driving toy in the garage. But you'll want to adorn your desk with your passion too.

Collection of toy cars from films

by Chris Williams |
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You can always put non-film-themed car models on your desk but that's not quite as exciting and is unlikely to distract you from the home office tedium to the same degree. Cars in films capture our imaginations in a firmer and admittedly more Hollywood grasp.

In pursuing this train of thought that occurred to me whilst docked at my home office, I've put together a collection of the best film-themed car toys, models, and kits. Fear not, I have a distinct disdain for tacky merchandise, so it's not simply a list of garbage. Without further ado, let's dive in.


LEGO Batman Batmobile Tumbler

Rrp: £229.99

Price: £191.92
Alternative retailers
Argos£184.00View offer
LEGO£229.99View offer


The LEGO Batmobile isn't the biggest set ever - 45cm (L) x 25cm (W) x 16cm (H) - but it's


Rrp: £92.00

Price: £92.00


Meanwhile, if the Batmobile from the latest film is more your thing, you'll be pleased to learn

LEGO Creator James Bond Aston Martin DB5
Price: £279.97


A highly detailed Creator Expert set consisting of 1,295 pieces. The kit aims to be as rewarding

LEGO Technic Dom's Dodge Charger

Rrp: £109.00

Price: £109.00


[We've had a play with this

Revell Fast And Furious Dominic's 1971 Plymouth GTX

Rrp: £34.90

Price: £34.90


Revell, along with Tamiya, is well-known for its detailed car, boat, and plane models. And like

Playmobil Back to the Future Marty's Pick-up Truck
Price: £23.99


In contrast to the LEGO kits above is this 35-piece kit. We've got our hands on

Playmobil The A-Team Van

Rrp: £53.36

Price: £49.80
Alternative retailers
Argos£20.00View offer
Robert Dyas£61.99View offer


Another neat, simple, and fun Playmobil kit. This 69-piece kit includes the four A-Team members

Playmobil Knight Rider - KI.T.T.

Rrp: £58.33

Price: £44.99


Only one person was going to make a 1980s muscle car cool. This Playmobil K.I.T.T. won't drive you

Playmobil James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Edition

Rrp: £34.45

Price: £30.14
Alternative retailers
La Redoute£85.00View offer


If the LEGO DB5 kit is too LEGO-y, the sleeker lines of the Playmobil set may tickle your fancy.


The Micro level of


Die casts and models don't require individual explanation like the kits do. What we will say of our collection of favourites below it that they are all well made, detailed models from brands that have been doing this many years.


1:24 scale.

Hot Wheels Batman Bundle
Price: £34.92


1:64 scale; comes in collector packaging.

Scalextric Batmobile
Price: £54.99


Highly detailed 1:32 scale car.

Jada Fast & Furious Brian's Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000
Price: £31.68


1:24 scale.

Jada Fast & Furious Dom's Dodge Charger Daytona
Price: £29.99


1:24 scale.

Jada Fast & Furious Dom's Offroad Dodge Charger R/T
Price: £24.99


1:24 scale.

Jada Fast & Furious Dom's Ice Charger

Rrp: £31.56

Price: £27.48


1:24 scale.

Jada Fast And Furious 3-Pack
Price: £8.99


1:64 scale; Lykan Hypersport, Dodge Ice Charger, Toyota Supra.

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