How Awesome is the Limited Edition Volkswagen Bus Toaster from Japan? Very Awesome
But trying to find the toaster was near-impossible. Volkswagen's Japan outpost gave them out a couple of years ago as a promotional gift for customers, and people in that Kombi-crazy island quickly bought them up, not just because of how they look but because the toast comes out with the VW insignia. They're now collector's items, going upward of $400 on eBay for A FUCKING TOASTER--and I was able to nab one, from some local cat (we met at Mitsuwa, of course).
It's cute, of course, but does it toast well?
As you can see from the above photo, wonderfully well.
Just a word of advice for anyone who takes the plunge: make sure to put regulation-size toast pieces in there. Too big, and the bread will burn; too thin, and they'll remain stuck. Otherwise, the best Volkswagen collectible since the 21-window Deluxe...
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