This year marks the Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, Lionel, maker of O scale toy trains is releasing a special boxcar. It comes in dark blue and puke green and retails for $84.99. I don’t know why Mattel, the maker of Hot Wheels signed off on this. If a collector has an
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The U.S. Air Force A-10 needs new wings. The Air Force has already received funding for wing replacement of 173 aircraft, but they need money for the other 110. From CNN: The US Air Force is telling Congress to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to upgrading the venerable A-10 Warthog
Lexus created a custom version of the 2017 Lexus IS sports sedan for the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Lexus Sriracha IS. Sriracha is the delicious tasting hot sauce made by Huy Fong Foods. The trunk even comes stocked with 43 bottles of Sriracha. The trouble with owning a car like this is that you’re expected to put Sriracha
Today I saw the Google Street View car parked at the Valley Mall. It’s a weird thing to actually see parked in the mall parking lot. Now all I need to see is the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and my bucket list will be complete. At least the bucket list for seeing cars parked in public,
Taiwan’s Eva Airlines has decked out three special Airbus A330-300 with Hello Kitty paint jobs. The airline flies the aircraft between the cities of Taipei, Fukuoka, Narita, Sapporo, Incheon, Hong Kong and Guam. Guam of course isn’t a city, but it might as well be. Guam is really small.
This is a 1/18 scale diecast model of the car used by Mel Gibson’s character in the movies Mad Max and The Road Warrior. Its made by the Japanese company AutoArt. The Mad Max Interceptor started out as an Australian 1973 XB GT Ford Falcon Coupe. Like all diecast cars made by AutoArt, the car