A Tiny Hot Wheels Drift Track on Your Desk Is a Deadline Destroyer

Using a combination of ramps and a low-friction surface, tyotoys’ Phil Foss figured out how to get Hot Wheels cars to drift earlier this year. Ever since that revelation he’s been selling his Diecast Driftpads on his site, including a new ultra-compact version that can fit on the smallest of desks. »11/03/15 9:05am11/03/15 9:05am


Sorry, Hot Wheels, We Prefer These Wacky Star Wars Die-cast Cars

When Hot Wheels started making die-cast toy cars inspired by everyone’s favorite Star Wars characters, it seemed like a match made in heaven—or in a galaxy far, far away. But now that Tomica has revealed its own line of Star Wars-themed die-cast cars, we have to admit we actually prefer these wackier designs,… »5/26/15 2:35pm5/26/15 2:35pm

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With A Chevelle Wagon Personnel Carrier

Some kids prefer the factory stock "real life" appearance of a Matchbox 1/64 scale model to the outlandish styling and "tricked out" look of a Hot Wheels. But we at the Daily Turismo much prefer the wagon based military personnel carriers produced by the Israeli Gamda Koor company under the Sabra brand. »9/05/13 4:27pm9/05/13 4:27pm

Australian Man Creates Ridiculously Awesome Model Cars

During his 12+ years as a car salesman, Scott Fuller had a model Holden Monaro sitting at his desk. Children of his clients would play with the car, doing things that kids who play with cars often do, none of them involve being gentle. Scott has since moved on to another line of work, driving those huge mining… »8/28/13 12:17pm8/28/13 12:17pm

Buy a 1:32 Die Cast Chevy Volt Because You'll Never Own the Real Deal

It pains me to continue to speculate on this thing, but here we go again. Now there is a limited edition 1:32 die cast of the Volt that can be purchased. Part of me wants to think that Chevy is testing the waters to see how many people would be, um, die hard enough Volt fans to warrant a purchase of a die cast… »1/24/08 4:15pm1/24/08 4:15pm