Cars of Tintin Series – Chevrolet 3800

Oh! what a journey Tintin and Captain Haddock have undertaken so far to find their good friend Professor Calculus. The duo are on their way to Borduria after they failed to rescue the professor from the premises of the Bordurian embassy. After their short but unsuccessful attempt at a chase in a helicopter, the two … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Chevrolet 3800

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Cars of Tintin Series – Lancia Aurelia B20 GT

For the last few posts, Tintin and Captain Haddock have been following the kidnapped Professor Calculus. After their Helicopter "ran out of fuel" they have been walking towards the Bordurian border trying to hitch hikes albeit with no luck. While walking through a small town, Captain Haddock, who was by now drenched and uber angry, … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Lancia Aurelia B20 GT

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Fregate

Tintin and Captain Haddock were still in Switzerland. They had witnessed Professor Calculus being kidnapped in the Bordurian embassy. While they attempted to follow the kidnappers in a helicopter they ran out of fuel. We saw in the last post how they were struggling to find a lift to Borduria. In my last post they … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Fregate

Cars of Tintin Series – Simca Vedette 1955

We have been following Captain Haddock and Tintin in "The Calculus Affair". Professor Calculus has been missing for sometime and all leads were pointing towards the Bordurians. So, the duo decided to investigate the Bordurian Embassy. Rowed in a boat close to the embassy and what do they find? A helicopter landed in the embassy. … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Simca Vedette 1955

Cars of Tintin Series – Mercedes Benz 300 Adenauer 1953

Tintin and Captain Haddock were back and Geneva. While they walked back to their hotel, someone in a Maroon car with a Diplomatic Numbers passed them and threw a lighted cigarette which landed on Captain Haddock's shoes. Tintin picked up the stub and realised that the brand was same as the one smoked by the … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Mercedes Benz 300 Adenauer 1953

Cars of Tintin Series – Ford Taunus 12M 1953

My last post described the DKW 3=6 in the background as Tintin and Captain Haddock were walking back to their hotel in Geneva. The detailing of Herge is such that even if an insignificant thing had to be shown in a small frame, the background was detailed and cars shown were real. The car I … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Ford Taunus 12M 1953

Cars of Tintin Series – DKW 3=6 1957

Captain Haddock and Tintin are in Switzerland. They had followed the leads on Professor Calculus and arrived at Geneva. Then they followed him further to Nyon in a Simca Aronde taxi. On the way they were driven off road by the villains driving a Citroen 5CV . Finally they took a lift in a Rover … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – DKW 3=6 1957

Cars of Tintin Series – Ford Fairlane 1955

There was an attack on Professor Topolino's house. A bomb had exploded turning the building into a mass of rubble. A Willys Jeep Station wagon and a Peugeot Q3A fire engine of Nyon Fire brigade were rushed to the spot. However, luckily all three people inside, Professor Topolino, Captain Haddock and Tintin survived. Once discharged … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Ford Fairlane 1955

Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

In my last post, we had seen that a bomb was planted in the house of Professor Topolino in Nyon. After the explosion, obviously the Fire Brigade rushed to the site. They were seen using two vehicles, a Willys Jeep Station Wagon followed by a fire engine. This fire engine was a Peugeot Q3A. The … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Peugeot Q3A

Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Looking for Professor Calculus, Tintin and Captain Haddock reached Nyon after an eventful ride in a Simca Aronde and a Rover 60. While looking for Professor, they chanced upon Professor Topolino who had been assaulted and thrown into the cellar of his own house. While the trio discussed Professor Calculus going missing, a bomb, which … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Willys Jeep Station Wagon