It was impossible to not have a soft spot for Micro Machines. Whether you were a kid or an automotive enthusiast, the diminutive toy cars were loved for their attention to detail and bold paint treatments. Bitmap Books has published an official collection of some of the most popular models, all of which are curated by collectors and Micro Machines designers.
"This book is a rare collection of the most loved Micro Machines from the 1980s, 1990s and beyond – including some never before seen! Curated by collectors and the original Micro Machines designers over six sections, Micro but Many is a nostalgic, visual showroom for one man’s toy car collection. Take a spin down memory lane in a race car, plane, tank, truck, motorbike, boat or even the Lunar Rover – all are included, with detailed photography and stats. The book also provides an under-the-hood look at how these diminutive wonders were created, showing off prototypes and unreleased vehicles as well as insights and anecdotes from the original Micro Machines designers.
Whether it's a unique European car such as the Aston Martin DB5 or an awesome American car like the Ford '64 Mustang or even a cool classic like the Bugatti '27 Type 41 Royale, you’re sure to find your favourite car in this book. Or maybe you’re more of a plane fan, or a military whiz, or a train spotter - you’ll find what you’re looking for here regardless."