Slot Car Wall Art: Where Functionality And Design Meet

Because we share a small apartment in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, we've never quite had the space to install our own ultimate slot car track. In fact, we've yet to install any kind of slot car track in the apartment. We've got this guy to thank for providing a solution that meets our space requirements while also… » 3/06/08 5:45pm 3/06/08 5:45pm

Bust Out The Wah-Wah Pedal: Aurora 24 Hours of Le Mans Slot Cars!

After seeing the '69 Torino ad the other day, we figured maybe all the ads of that era had music a thousand times lamer than the rock-und-roll those dope-addled freaks of the time were listening to. Oh, sure, we're not expecting the Mothers of Invention or the Stooges, but you'd think some buzz would maybe sneak in to… » 2/22/08 11:00am 2/22/08 11:00am

Holiday Gift Guide: Mario Kart Slot Cars

Though it doesn't quite have the realism or history of Gran Turismo 4, we've been addicted to the Mario Kart series for as long as we could chuck a red homing shell. We've spent countless hours unlocking tracks and cars on the digital version, which often leads to sore eyes. But what to do when you're taking a break?… » 12/21/07 2:30pm 12/21/07 2:30pm

Transformers Toys For Tots: Slot Cars And An Old And Busted Camaro…

No, not our commenter — the Autobot named Bumblebee. Our fave fan site all about the 'formers hipped us to new pictures of a transformed 70's Camaro version of the yellow-n-black bot. I'm not yet thrilled as it's not the new concept Camaro version from later in the movie and we're actually curious as to where… » 1/26/07 11:02am 1/26/07 11:02am

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Vintage HO Slot Cars


For those who have just about given up on ever owning a '68 Firebird comes vintage HO slot cars. The original HO slot cars were from England, and powered by some manner of electrically powered vibrating reed and gear system. They didn't work very well. Aurora Model Motoring racing sets featured the much improved… » 12/12/06 4:24pm 12/12/06 4:24pm