Posted by: David Kiley on March 17, 2006
Some publicity surrounding these little plastic figuresnow appearing in Volkswagen’s GTI TV ads have made them collector’s items.
Fast figures are selling on ebay.com for between $350.00 and $1,000 so far. There was stuff in the media saying that VW would only have some 600 of these characters, called your Fast. In reality, each buyer of a GTI this year—some 15,000 maybe—will receive one.
Meantime, those who got early ones—employees, members of the media—have been selling them.