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5 die-cast toy cars unnecessarily based on Marvel superheroes

There's nothing better than nonsensical movie tie-in toys. Who thought a Mr. Potato Head version of X-Men's Wolverine would be a good idea? Who at Hot Wheels thought it would be clever to sell Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet as a package with literally nothing inside? The 90s were probably peak "Wild West" for outrageous toy tie-ins thanks to Happy Meals and Transformers (those things were everywhere, right?), but by no means has this tradition gone away. Now, with basically the entire slate of...

Evolution of the Charger: The Car that Built Dodge’s Reputation for Muscle

For the midseason return of Roadkill's Junkyard Gold, Steve Magnante is at Stephens Performance, an all-Mopar junkyard in Anderson, Alabama, looking over 3,000+ cars spread across 58 acres. What's he looking for? The most popular car Dodge ever built, the Charger! © Motor Trend 005-Evolution-of-Dodge-Charger-Roadkills-Junkyard-Gold Related: Sign up to the MotorTrend App today to stream the best car shows and binge on burnouts! Watch 3,200+ hours of the best in automotive...

6 awesome die-cast Batmobiles from throughout the Dark Knight's history

View photosLast week, we brought you this list of Marvel superhero toy car tie-ins that don't make any sense. This week, we were going to do the same for DC, but, well... DC's toy people may have a bit more tact when it comes to signing random money-grab die-cast car deals, since we couldn't really find anything too egregious on this side of the superhero fence. A big, practical reason for that is probably because, in DC land, there's really only one hero who stands head and shoulders above...