Life Imitates Art, 80s Style: Shot Wheels Cars

You never know what you find when you start looking into the profound cultural effects of Wacky Packages. Not only did they begat Topps' Weird Wheels, but one card inspired real-life toy cars: Shot Wheels!
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Transformers 2 Corvette Centennial Concept Transformed

Michael Bay's upcoming explosive robo-masturbation fest, Transformers 2: Revenge Of The Fallen, will see the debut of the Corvette Centennial Concept (code-name: Sideswipe). A first look at the transformed Sideswipe after the jump. » 1/10/09 5:00pm 1/10/09 5:00pm

Nissan GT-R Transformers Toy Poses Next To Real Nissan GT-R

When we first heard of the Nissan GT-R Transformers toy » 9/02/08 3:20pm 9/02/08 3:20pm, it was still a colorless prototype. Now we see what it looks like in all its hopefully lead-free paint. They've even found a real Nissan GT-R to pose next to it. Maybe it's actually the full-scale model ready to do battle with the GM Autobots? Okay, obviously…

The Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C Car Uses Vacuum To Drive On Walls…

Ever tried to drive an R/C car on the wall only to come face-to-face with that stupidest of Newton's laws — gravity? No more! Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C cars channel Jim Hall and his Chaparral 2J » 9/02/08 10:20am 9/02/08 10:20am design, using a small fan to create enough suction to allow the little radio-controlled critters to cruise right up a…

World Smallest Solar Racing Car Just $22.00

The world's smallest solar-powered racing car is smaller than a matchbook and, at just £11.99, it's actually affordable. With dimensions of 33×22x14 mm, it's also rather cute. The tiny electric car is basically a solar cell with a miniature electric motor and four wheels, able to run either on the power of the sun or on… » 8/15/08 2:15pm 8/15/08 2:15pm

Trailer Park Special R/C Buick Finds A Way To Leave Puddle Of Electrons

Some of you with very long memories might recall having seen my Hayward-style Impala model last year. That was a fun project, but TexanIdiot has taken the whole weathered-model concept a big step further, by making a model beater that actually drives. Welcome to the Trailer Park Special R/C Buick model, which features… » 7/17/08 5:00pm 7/17/08 5:00pm

1:16 Scale Hummer HX Concept Raises Eyebrows

Hummer is on one hell of a rollercoaster ride lately. The brand may be done and the sales are plummeting, but the Hummer HX concept is still rumored to be involved in the Transformers sequel. And now, for the first time, the HX can be purchased by general consumers, at least in the toy form, with this remote-control… » 7/10/08 2:00pm 7/10/08 2:00pm

Ultimate Diecast Toy Car Created: 1979 Chrysler LeBaron Town And…

That's right, dear readers, humanity has now officially reached the pinnacle: diecast 1:24 and 1:60 scale replicas of the amazing '79 Chrysler LeBaron Town And Country station wagon! With an even hundred horses from its undaunted-by-Malaise 225 Slant Six, the 3,600-pound Town And Country provided a great example to… » 7/09/08 5:00pm 7/09/08 5:00pm