Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 12

Tintin and Captain Haddock along with Professor Calculus boarded a bus full of General Alcazar's rebel troops and headed for Tapiocapolis. When they entered the city they were dressed as the Picaros who were supposed to perform for General Tapioca. The bus they boarded was a DAF SB 1602 Jonckheere. The carnival scene depicted in … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 12

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Cars of Tintin Series – DAF SB 1602 Jonckheere

Colonel Alvarez had accompanied Captain Haddock, Tintin and Professor Calculus to pyramids at Hotuatabotl in a Land Rover Series 3. They were forewarned by Pablo. At the pyramid, Pablo helped them escape to the other side and their friend General Alcazar was there to pick them up and help them escape in a Chevrolet 3800 … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – DAF SB 1602 Jonckheere

Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series III

For the past few posts Captain Haddock, Tintin and Professor Calculus have been in the San Theodores capital Tapiocapolis for a supposed round table conference to resolve the allegation of conspiracy that General Tapioca had levelled against our friends. During their stay, they were informed about a conspiracy to assassinate all of them by Pablo, … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Land Rover Series III

Cars of Tintin Series – Zil 114

Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus are in Tapiocapolis to meet the dictator of San Theodore, General Tapioca. The General had alleged that Captain Haddock and Tintin had been conspiring to overthrow his legitimate regime. He had arrested Bianca Catafiore to force our heroes to meet him for a round table conference. Once the plane landed … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Zil 114

Cars of Tintin Series – Mercedes Benz L206 D

We have reached the final book in the Tintin series, "Tintin and the Picaros". This book is set in the 1970s, thankfully only the settings have changed and none of our lovely characters aged with time. Tintin is as young and energetic as always and Captain Haddock's temper has not tempered even a bit. In … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Mercedes Benz L206 D

Cars of Tintin Series – Opel Ascona A

After her stay at Marlinspike Hall, Bianca Castafiore proceeded on her South American Tour. She was to perform in Tapiocapolis, the capital of San Theodores when news arrived of her arrest in a terrorist conspiracy. The dictator of San Theodores, General Tapioca had accused her of hatching a plot against his government at a Western … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Opel Ascona A

Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot 404

After Bianca Castafiore came to stay at Marlinspike Hall, there are a number of rumours of love blooming between the celebrity singer and Captain Haddock. In fact to the Captain's consternation and thanks to our hearing challenged Professor Calculus' interview to some reporters, "The Paris Flash" magazine came up with a cover story about the … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot 404

Cars of Tintin Series – Opel Rekord P2

In my last post I had talked about the Citroen Ami which was driven by Captain Haddock's doctor. The poor Captain had broken his leg after slipping off a broken step and was bound to the wheel chair when disaster struck in the form of Bianca Castafiore arriving to stay at the Marlinspike. Many a … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Opel Rekord P2

Cars of Tintin Series – Citroen Ami 6

We had been discussing a number of British cars in an Indian background. Tintin and Captain Haddock were on a rescue mission to save Tintin's close friendChang in "Tintin in Tibet". After the exhausting climb in the Himalayas the Captain was relaxing at Marlinspike hall. Here he met with an accident, thanks to a broken … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Citroen Ami 6

Cars of Tintin Series – Vauxhall Velox EIP

Once Captain Haddock had been deposited into the rear seat of a Cadillac Type 75 taxi after his chaotic ride on the back of a cow, the duo rushed towards the airport in order to catch their flight to Kathmandu. On the way they passed another green car. This was the Vauxhall Velox. This was … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Vauxhall Velox EIP