Articles in the CARS Category

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers Variety 10-Pack, Worth the Wait?
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 October 2018
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the surface, this new 10-pack Mini Racers looks pretty nice with a lot of new vehicles BUT …. It’s listed as shipping in 1-2 months which might be an exaggeration but it’s definitely not arriving in 2 days but if you want to get your order in, Amazon won’t charge you until they ship. So, […]

The NASCAR Dodge Daytona & Plymouth Superbird
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Posted in CARS on 24 October 2018
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The days of NASCAR when you could tell what make was what … You can read about the 1969/1970 Dodge Daytona & Plymouth Superbird race cars here. Great looking paint schemes. David Snyder Artwork: cd 0.29 Of course, CARS …

A Richard Scarry VW Bus
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Posted in CARS on 23 October 2018
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Other than low bridges, this is a nice way to get to work … You can read more HERE. Speaking of, Reuben Bollling has updated Busy Town to Today …

Being a Driver in the Land of Land Rovers
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Posted in CARS on 17 October 2018
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Nice promotional ad about driving 1950’s land Rivers up in the Himalayas …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Xtreme Racing Series (XRS) Expanded Universe Diecasts
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 9 October 2018
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A much better/larger preview of a new diecast Expanded Universe Series – XRS – Extreme Racing Series … Official description: ‘XRS Mud Racing die-casts! Inspired by Thunder Hollow, these favorite character vehicles bring innovation to competition play and collecting and can tear up the demolition derby track and do big off road damage! Each 1:55 […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2018 Mainline Singles – At the Track Checklist
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 3 October 2018
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A preview of 2018 Mainline singles “at the track,” Pitty’s, Semi Cabs, Camera CARS, Announcers and Fans. (There is also a “FANS” line coming out – probably Target?) Some are out, others are coming. There are also Crew Chief’s announced but no previews yet. And technically, the Lightyear Blimp should’ve been included but would’ve imbalanced […]

Disney Pixar CARS 3: Dinoco Skips the Florida 500
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 2 October 2018
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There was some question if Dinoco sponsored a driver in the Florida 500 race (the race where Cruz replaces Lightning as the Rust-eze driver). There are only about 30 cars on the starting grid. There’s a lot of intercutting so we don’t see all of the cars clearly but there are Next Gen racers already […]

1953 DeSoto with Air Conditioning! What Will They Think of Next?!
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Posted in CARS on 27 September 2018
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No reason to get out of the car … plus with gas at $.09 a gallon, let’s go cruisin’

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Expanded Universe Fireball Beach Wave 2 is Here
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 September 2018
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Of course, Wave 2 is pretty much just 2 diecasts … Ruch Mixon, Tank Coat Luigi & Guido – they look vaguely metallic which is nice, plus a little sandy/beach on their roof … The full rundown is HERE.

Bugatti Veyron Oil Change – 27 Hours & $21K Later (YouTube)
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Posted in CARS on 21 September 2018
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In case you were thinking of picking up Bugatti Veyron – don’t forget to budget $21K for the oil change.