Tomica, is celebrating its 50 years anniversary this year. Marking its golden jubilee, Tomica has collaborated with three of Japan’s most notable car manufacturers to release an exclusive model from each of the brand.
It is a known fact that Japan always get the cool stuff. What some of us don’t know is, that applies to McDonald’s Happy Meal (or just Happy Set, as it is known in Japan). In commemoration of Tomica’s 50th anniversary, Happy Set sold starting April 17 will include a Tomica toy vehicle.
We felt that the Olympic Games may not have the same kind of draw as it had like, say, in the 80s or 90s, but that just us. Mattel probably think otherwise. The toy maker has jumped on the chance to secure licensing collaborations with the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020.
Micro Machines. The miniature toy car range from San Francisco-based toy company Galoob, most fondly remembered for its incredibly small proportion and commercial featuring that fast-talking guy, is making a come back.
Here’s a must-have collectible for very rich fans of Formula 1. What you see here is a Formula 1 Slot Car Racetrack, but mind you, this isn’t just any Formula 1 slot car racetrack. This is a custom-built slot car track commissioned by Formula 1 and built by Michigan-based Slot Mods Raceway.
Mattel’s Hot Wheels, to me, is all about diecast automobiles. When it came up with a bunch of fancy stuff such as track sets, I wasn’t even moved. I only have eyes for the good’ol VW buses and Redline die-casts. My attitude towards Hot Wheels remain so until today when Hot Wheels introduces Hot Wheels […]
TRAXXAS is no stranger to having insanely fast RC, but this TRAXXAS X-MAXX 8S takes fast to a whole new level. It was so fast that it can travel on water like a speedboat. Now, that is freaking fast. You heard that right. This particular RC truck drives on water. I am not going to […]
Here’s an interesting concept action figure/toy car design by Taiwanese designer Goodzilla based on “the legendary speeding uncle from Japan.” The story went that sometime in March 2018, a 41-year-old Japanese man, Yoshimune Shirai, was arrested for speeding. The man was reportedly going at a mind-bending 235 km/h (146 mph) in a Dodge Challenger. At […]
Ever dream of sitting in the hot seat of a car on trailblazing run on the familiar orange plastic Hot Wheels track? Well, now you can – all thanks to the official Mattel and GoPro collaboration. With the Mattel Hot Wheels Zoom In, you can strap on a GoPro Hero4 Session (or any compatible GoPro) […]
If the Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG is the truck to the world (OK, maybe just Europe), then for the Americans, Mack Truck is the truck to the U.S. Continent. I don’t know, but in Boston, it seems to me that every truck is a Mack truck. Clearly, it is a truck of significance, at least to the […]