Me And My Car: Engineer loves making replicas of on-screen cars

Clarence Tan's Daihatsu Hijet van looks like the Mystery Machine featured in the 1970s Scooby-Doo cartoon series.
Clarence Tan's Daihatsu Hijet van looks like the Mystery Machine featured in the 1970s Scooby-Doo cartoon series.PHOTO: COURTESY OF CLARENCE TAN

SINGAPORE - If you see a blue van with bright flower motifs ferrying a life-size stuffed Scooby-Doo toy, it is Mr Clarence Tan's ride.

The 39-year-old engineer did up a Daihatsu Hijet van - which he bought in 2019 from a friend's father for $1,000 - to look like the Mystery Machine featured in the 1970s Scooby-Doo cartoon series.

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