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The Big Red Car has had lots of changes over the years.

Cardboard and Plywood (1995-1996)

  • Album cover photoshoot
  • Big Red Car
  • Front
  • In concert
  • Wake Up Jeff!

The very first incarnation of the Big Red Car, first appearing in the video Big Red Car, was made primarily of cardboard. There are three funnels at the back that give the appearance of a permanently retracted roof.

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Dune Buggy (1997-2002; present)

  • The Wiggles Movie
  • Alternate seating arrangement
  • Toot Toot! cover
  • Jeff the Mechanic
  • TV Series 1 production still
  • Wiggly Safari
  • Australia Zoo
  • Brisbane Motor Show 2006
  • Brisbane Motor Show 2014
  • Anthony with the Big Red Car at Dreamworld

The first motorized version of the Big Red Car was constructed for The Wiggles Movie in 1997 by dune buggy technician Godfrey Reade. Being the first of its kind, it bears features that carried over into later Big Red Car iterations, such as colored seats and hubcaps with a Wiggle-colored Battenberg pattern. Conversely, a feature of this car that did not carry over into later iterations is the large yellow front bumper. Decals of The Wiggles Logo appeared on each side of the car, but not on the front bonnet (though it was later added for Wiggly Safari). The car was on display at The Australia Zoo from 2002 to 2004, and can currently be found at the Wiggles World area of Dreamworld, parked outside of Wigglehouse.

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Second Motorized Version (1997-2008)

1997-1999

  • Backstage of The Wiggles Big Show
  • Behind the scenes of Toot Toot!, as seen on the prologue of The Wiggles Movie VHS
  • Hey! Hey! It's Saturday
  • Toot Toot! 1998
  • Toot Toot! 1999
  • The Wiggly Big Show

This version of the Big Red Car made its debut on The Wiggles Big Show tour. It is shorter in length than the first motorized car and omits the yellow front bumper that that version had. This car was the first to have The Wiggles Logo emblazoned on the front bonnet (albeit with a blue dot over the lowercase i instead of a green one), as well as text reading THE BIG RED CAR underneath it, though the "THE" was omitted sometime before Toot Toot! started filming. The windshield is a different material from the rest of the car, appearing to be foam covered in lycra. 

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1999-2001

  • It's a Wiggly Wiggly World!
  • Yule Be Wiggling
  • On Parade
  • On Ramsay Street, with the wire windshield

The body of the car is a deeper shade of red, and the BIG RED CAR text on the front is now in a thinner typeface, ostensibly a variant of the Arial font. The logos on the sides and front are also visibly different, being brighter in color and also somewhat smaller in size.

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2001-2008

  • Wiggly Party Live In Concert
  • Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins!
  • Cold Spaghetti Western
  • LIVE Hot Potatoes!
  • The Wiggles Show!
  • Wiggledancing! Live in the U.S.A.
  • 2006 Concert
  • Live at Walt Disney World
  • 2007 Concert in San Jose, California
  • 2008 concert, on its final tour

The headlights were replaced with thinner ones, and the text reading BIG RED CAR is now in the Daddy O'Hip typeface. Sometime around mid-2007, the BIG RED CAR text was removed entirely and the logos on the side and front were replaced with more standard variants. This version of the car was used in every USA concert starting in 2005, until being retired after the Pop Go The Wiggles tour.

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Third (2004-2011; present)

  • Santa's Rockin! Concert
  • Here Comes the Big Red Car
  • Back fender and license plate
  • Wiggle Around The Clock
  • Live in concert (2005)
  • Racing to the Rainbow
  • Behind the scenes of Racing to the Rainbow
  • Wiggledancing! Live in Concert
  • Wiggle and Learn
  • You Make Me Feel Like Dancing!
  • Go Far, Big Red Car
  • The Wiggles' Big, Big Show!
  • On the Road with The Wiggles
  • Ukulele Baby! (last appearance as a fully motorized vehicle)
  • Fuzzy dice
  • Greek decorations
  • In the process of being converted into a prop
  • Taking Off!
  • PCB Expo 2015
Built by Rosemont's & Co. and making its debut in 2004 on the Santa's Rockin Concert, this Big Red Car is visibly longer and rounder than any of the previous incarnations, this iteration features rounder hubcaps, a yellow windshield, and a back fender, complete with a sculpted-on license plate with WIGGLES printed on it. In 2011, this car became a photography prop for events, with the engine removed and the wheels being replaced by wooden copies.

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Fourth (2009-2011)

  • The Wiggles' Big Birthday!
  • Greg drving the car in 2012
  • Getting Strong! Live in Concert
  • Surfer Jeff
The smallest of the Big Red Car designs, and the first to utilize left-hand drive. The headlights appear to be non-functional.

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Fifth (2012-present)

  • Christmas Celebration Tour!
  • Live in concert (2012)
  • Ready, Steady, Wiggle!
  • Australia Day in Hyde Park
  • Rock & Roll Preschool
  • Colored seatbelts
  • Wiggle Around Australia
The second car to be built by Rosemonts 'n Co ., this version of the car made its debut during the Christmas Celebration Tour! in November 2012. The front is more pronounced than the last iteration and the sides are a bit bigger and longer as well. This model was also the last car to be driven by the original lineup of The Wiggles. The back of the car has a decal of The Wiggles Logo. Starting with Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle!, the car has Wiggle-colored seatbelts.

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Other variants

Taiwanese Version

Fabricated in Taiwan and used exclusively for the first run of the Taiwanese Wiggles. It used left-hand drive and appeared in every Taiwanese Wiggles video except for Lights, Camera, Action!

Inflatable version

Used in concerts in the early 2000s and in 2014 for the Apples and Bananas Tour. It also appeared on the American sitcom Yes Dear.

Big Red Electric Utility Vehicle

Maintanence cart 1

In a circumstance where the real vehicle was unavailable for a performance of the Wiggle Pop! Big Show, this one-off variation saw the Big Red Car take on the form of a Taylor-Dunn electric utility vehicle covered in red duct-tape and cardboard, with The Wiggles logo being printed on A4 paper and taped on the sides and front.

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