Spider-Van, Spider-Van, does whatever a spider can!


I’ve written previously about a set of MPC ‘Snap-Together’ Star Wars vehicle model kits that captured my imagination. I took a look last night at other items in the range and discovered to my delight that they also made a Spider-Van! As I wanted to see pictures, I did what anyone would do – I typed ‘Spider-Van’ into a search engine and found myself staring at all manner of other Spider-Man transport too.

It seems MPC were not the first to have the idea for a Spider-Van, this Buddy van got there first:

Buddy Spider-Van

If you want something a little less “van”-like, you could opt for the Spider-Man VW Beetle from the Polar Lights Racing Dreams series:

Spider-VW Beetle

That VW Beetle above looks a little old-fashioned, so why not have the new Beetle instead, and let’s have that in bright green shall we:

New Spider-Man Beetle

You can also find this very nice ’97 Mustang:


For a few more designs, including a Dodge Charger, Chevy Bus, Lincoln Futura and a Hummer, check out Loose Cars which has a great selection.

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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3 thoughts on “Spider-Van, Spider-Van, does whatever a spider can!

  1. I think I had that buddy van, I know I had one that looked similar. It was a matchbox/hotwheels type car, but it had a unique feature: If you held it up to the light & looked through the back window you could see an image inside (like those plastic TV toys that used to be common).

  2. I have since discovered that the Buddy L Corp van with bubble windows is from 1980 and is part of a set that also featured a Bike, Car and Helicopter:


    I’ve looked at lots of other vehicles in that range but can find no hint of that special feature Drahken. You have me curious though!

    Also, bit annoyed that I failed to include the 1979 Corgi Spider-Van in this post.

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