If you don’t know of Brendon, he’s like most Hot Wheels designers—a car guy through and through. You may have seen his highly modified bare-metal street/track 1969 Pontiac Firebird on the cover of Car Craft magazine, and possibly on the shelves in stores around the world as a Hot Wheels car. Brendon loves American muscle and has a special fondness for the nose-in-the-air cars that ran in the “Gas Class” at drag strips across the country from the 1950s through the 1970s.
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RALLY CAR REVOLUTION
30 YEARS THAT REINVENTED THE SPORT OF RALLYING
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CORVETTE: EVERY MODEL SINCE 1953
The Corvette is known the world over as “America’s Sports Car.” With eight generations spanning seven decades, the Vette has a lot of history behind it and there is much to learn— and much to celebrate—about this iconic machine. As the title of the book by Mike Mueller makes plain, The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953 is here to help readers do both. Newly revised and updated to include the 2020 C8 Corvette, this volume provides excellent context on how the Vette has evolved into the world-class supercar that it is today.
Maisto - 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
A mid-engine makeover makes the C8 great
JOHNNY LIGHTNING DOES REAL MUSCLE IN MINIATURE
I had plans well underway for the big “Bargain Muscle Cars” feature story in this issue (p18) when I saw this lineup for the new Muscle Cars USA 2020 Release 3 from JL. I already knew I would be talking about the Dodge Dart GTS and AMC Rebel Machine, so I figured I’d just plunder those two cars from this set for that story and be all set. But then my conscience kicked in. Both because the other four cars in the set deserve their moment in the sun, and because they are all based on actual cars from the 2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show it just makes sense to talk about them together.
HOT WHEELS LIFE SIZE
Hot Wheels has been having full-size versions of its iconic 1:64 diecast cars made since 1998, and lots of fans have gotten to see them at various car shows and events like the Hot Wheels Legends Tours. But most of those appearances were static displays. About a year ago Hot Wheels decided to give fans a chance to see what it was like to drive the cars in its Garage of Legends by teaming up with MotorTrend’s streaming network to produce a series of episodes highlighting six of the most popular—and outrageous—creations.
BARGAIN MUSCLE CARS
The evolution of affordable performance
GT Spirit - LB Works vs Roush Stage 3 Mustangs
Form vs function for Ford’s muscle car icon
AUTOART - 2018 TOYOTA CENTURY
1:18 | $230 | no. 78762
THE Z-CAR A TO Z
50 Years of Nissan’s Quintessential Sports Car
The '55 Chevy Gasser is not slowing down
It seems the old adage “The more things change, the more they stay the same” still rings true, especially for the Hot Wheels `55 Chevy Gasser! The Gasser has been in the spotlight continuously from the moment it was released, and it shows no sign of slowing down. First released in 2013, this high-riding 1955 Chevy Bel Air was designed by Brendon Vetuskey.
To the Edge
Taking a luxury cruiser to the margins of arctic ice, photographer Mike Jones experienced true wilderness sailing
The Preppy Punk
Menswear line Noah brings an in-your-face honesty to luxury retailing
IS BRENDON MCCULLUM THE RIGHT CHOICE AS ENGLAND'S NEW TEST COACH?
Before being expected to deliver results, McCullum and new England captain Ben Stokes will have to sit down and put together a 15-20 member squad on paper who can represent them in Test cricket over the next couple of years. This will be an extremely arduous task...
Slobbing on couch as bad as insomnia
SO TRY A 15-MIN WALK!
Top 5 Records Of KKR In The IPL
In the very first IPL match, New Zealand's Brendon McCullum slammed an unbeaten 158 off only 73 balls for KKR against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Bengaluru. It was an absolutely astonishing knock...
Toyota may have finished first and second at Le Mans this year, but the effort required to overcome a fuel delivery problem and finish with both cars was Herculean
Stock or modified?
Evans debates the merits of keeping your classic in factory condition or adding upgrades to make it more suitable for today’s roads
FROM VIRAT TO FAF DU PLESSIS: ALL-TIME TATTOOED XI OF CRICKETERS
Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has inked several tattoos on his body, especially on his upper arm. The first tattoo on his upper arm reads ‘CXXVI’, which is the symbol for his ODI Cap...
Breeding against the odds
The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world on its head. Alice Collins investigates how breeders have fared, and the impact Covid-19 has had on the market
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