This T-bucket model was basically scratch built or "kit bashed" as they say in the plastic model car world. Many of the parts where however fabricated by myself.
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Hot Wheels is a brand of 1:64 scale (and later 1:43 scale) die cast toy car, introduced by American toymaker Mattel in 1968. It was the primary competitor of Matchbox until 1996, when Mattel bought Tyco, the then owner of Matchbox. Many automobile manufacturers have licensed Hot Wheels to make scale models of their cars, allowing the use of original design blueprints. Although originally marketed to children, they have become popular with adult collectors, to whom limited edition models are now made available.
Hot Wheels are die-cast model vehicles manufactured by Mattel and were introduced in 1967. Originally the cars and trucks were manufactured to approximately 1:64 scale and designed to be used on associated Hot Wheels track sets. By 1972, however, a series of 1:43 scale "Gran...
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You Can Help Pre-1981 California Cars to Become Smog-Exempt—Here’s How Current law requires the lifetime testing of all 1976 and newer model-year vehicles. The bill will be considered in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. There’s no question about it, California is where custom car culture got its earliest ... [...]
2016 Mercedes-AMG S65 Coupe Rocket by Brabus That cuts the car’s 0-to-60 mph time to 4.4 seconds and pushes its top speed to 186 mph. Read our full review here. The other model that’s most commonly ... for by the BRABUS speedometer whose scale ends at 400 km/h (250 mph). These tremendously ... [...]
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Amazon of autos: 'We can make it easier' Of the 13,197 vehicles the dealership group sold in 2015, roughly 3,400 were delivered by the group's 80 trained drivers and 30 custom-wrapped chase cars, which bear the ... have tried to imitate the delivery model, but haven't made it a mainstay of ... [...]
Does a subscription business model work for you? Subscription business models continue ... allowing clients to scale their product as they grow or contract. Even clothing companies are getting into the mix, with firms like Jackthreads sending subscribers a monthly box with custom-picked clothing matching ... [...]
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Three luxury model homes now open at LaMorada Naples Three single-family model homes are open for viewing in WCI Communities' LaMorada Naples, a new community planned for 343 luxury homes with views of lakes and nature preserves and amenities and a clubhouse on scale with ... while its custom zero edge ... [...]
Our final round of incredible 1:24 scale drag racer model kits. © Hot Rod Network Staff 001-ELAPSED-TIMES-MODEL-BOXES-PART-3 The late '60s and early '70s was not just a great era for drag racing, it was also a great era for model car kits. Coincidence? Nope. Funny Cars and Pro Stockers were injecting more excitement into an already exhilarating corner of motorsports, and model manufacturers were issuing bookshelf-sized versions (or imaginative interpretations) of our favorite race...
Lamborghini has released its sales numbers for the year that just ended, reporting a 9 percent overall drop that it attributed to the 70-day production shutdown last spring in the wake of the global pandemic. On the other hand for those who like to see their glass half full, the automaker saw record sales figures in the second part of 2020, resulting in the best second half-year for deliveries-to-customers in the company’s history. Overall, the Italian firm delivered 7,430 vehicles...
From the startling to the stunning, the 2021 virtual edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) did not disappoint those looking for technology breakthroughs. A flying car and a rollable phone, along with a procession of robots, fed that appetite generously. However, it was “real tech” that took centre stage as practical needs were met by hundreds of new products and improved gadgets. This was the pick of CES 2021: Best...