Railbird, The SSP Demon Dragster For '72!

As a young proto-hoon, I was more of a fan of the Smash Up Derby SSPs than of the "standard" SSP cars; since all SSPs were going to bash into baseboards, ankles, etc. at parent-enragin' velocity (which is probably the reason they're no longer made) the ones that featured parts flying off at impact were more entertaining. … » 4/04/08 11:00am 4/04/08 11:00am

Hoonage Now For The Future: Kenner Smash-Up Derby


If there ever was a toy calculated to instill a love of hoonage in impressionable young minds, it had to be Kenner's Smash-Up Derby set. You got a pair of toy cars using Kenner's SSP "rip-cord" drive system, only with a huge improvement over the standard SSP deal: these cars were hideous 50s beaters, with dents and… » 4/02/07 2:17pm 4/02/07 2:17pm