Car culture
Over the course of the 20th century, the car rapidly developed from an expensive toy for the rich into the de facto standard for passenger transport in most developed countries. In developing countrie...
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Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Mustang
In Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five, his 650hp Ford Fiesta almost singlehandedly made the subcompact car cool by tearing up the urban landscape of San Francisco. Launching the 2.0L turbo Ford rallycross car ...
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Kustom Kulture
Kustom Kulture is an American neologism used to describe the artworks, vehicles, hairstyles, and fashions of those who drove and built custom cars and motorcycles in the United States of America from ...
Kustom Kulture - Wikipedia
Car-free movement
The car-free movement is a broad, informal, emergent network of individuals and organizations including social activists, urban planners and others brought together by a shared belief that large and/o...
Car-free movement - Wikipedia
Hubley Manufacturing Company
The Hubley Manufacturing Company produced a wide range of cast-iron toys, doorstops, and bookends. Toys, particularly motor vehicles, were also produced in zinc alloy and plastic. The company is proba...
Hubley Manufacturing Company - Wikipedia
Derby H:O Racing Club
The Derby H:O Racing Club (DHORC) is one of the biggest slot car racing clubs in England and is the organiser of the international world-record breaking Le Mans 24 Hour Race. The club has been ac...
Derby H:O Racing Club - Wikipedia
1:32 scale
1:32 scale is a traditional scale for models and miniatures, in which one unit (such as an inch or a centimeter) on the model represents 32 units on the actual object. It is also known as "three-eight...
1:32 scale - Wikipedia
Hirohata Merc
The Hirohata Merc is a 1950s custom car, "the most famous custom of the classic era". Setting a style and an attitude, it had a "momentous effect" on custom car builders, appeared in several magazines...
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Pedal car
A quadracycle is a four-wheeled human-powered land vehicle. It is also referred to as a quadricycle, quadcycle, pedal car, four-wheeled bicycle or quike amongst other terms.Human-powered quadracyles h...
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Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Mustang
In Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five, his 650hp Ford Fiesta almost singlehandedly made the subcompact car cool by tearing up the urban landscape of San Francisco. Launching the 2.0L turbo Ford rallycross car ...
Carpool
Carpooling (also car-sharing, ride-sharing, lift-sharing and covoiturage), is the sharing of car journeys so that more than one person travels in a car.By having more people using one vehicle, carpool...
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Funmate
Funmate (also called Funmate International) was a toy company based in Japan. It was probably best known for its plastic promotional model cars made in the 1970s and 1980s. Sizes varied, but about 1:...
Funmate - Wikipedia
Transport and the environment
The environmental impact of transport is significant because it is a major user of energy, and burns most of the world's petroleum. This creates air pollution, including nitrous oxides and particulate...
Transport and the environment - Wikipedia
Pocher
Pocher, based in Italy, produced model cars from the 1970s through the 1990s.
Arnaldo Pocher was born in 1911 in Trento, Italy. He trained as a goldsmith engraver and went to work in Turin. In the...
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Dean Jeffries
Edward Dean Jeffries (February 25, 1933 – May 5, 2013) was an American custom vehicle designer, fabricator, stuntman and stunt coordinator for motion pictures and television programs based in Lo...
Speedeez
Speedeez are micro scale cars similar to Micro Machines. They were first produced by Playmates Toys in 2003. Despite their popularity, they only sold for a few years before being discontinued.Like Mi...
Carlsson (car company)
Carlsson is a German car tuning manufacturer specialising in Mercedes-Benz cars. The Carlsson tuning house was founded by brothers Rolf and Andreas Hartge in 1989. Carlsson's products are available fo...
Carlsson (car company) - Wikipedia
Woodcar Independent Racing League
Woodcar Independent Racing League (WIRL) is an independent racing league for pinewood car builders.Pinewood car racing was popularized by the well known Boy Scout sanctioned Pinewood Derby. Unlike the...
I packed my bag
I packed my bag is a car game. One person says "I packed my bag and in it I put...", followed by any object they like in the traditional version of the game. The next person then says "I packed my bag...
Solido
Solido is a French manufacturer of die-cast model cars and trucks based in Oulins, Anet, France, about 40 miles west of Paris. Vehicles are usually made of zamac alloy in varying scales, but mostly ...
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1:50 scale
1:50 scale is a popular size for diecast models from European manufacturers such as Conrad, Tekno, NZG, WSI and LionToys. Typically they produce scale models of construction vehicles, tower cranes, t...
1:50 scale - Wikipedia
Glasspack
A glasspack is a type of automobile muffler in which the exhaust gas passes straight through the center of the muffler. The basic design consists of one smaller tube centered inside of a larger outer ...
RAMI by J.M.K.
RAMI by J.M.K. was a French company that made diecast collector vehicles mostly of classic French automobiles in 1:43 scale. The cars in the line-up represented actual vehicles in the Automobile Museu...
RAMI by J.M.K. - Wikipedia
Kaden models
Kaden Nachod (and the later name, KOVAP Náchod) is the somewhat anglicized name for the Kovodružstvo Náchod toy factory in the town of Nový Hrádek in the Czech Republic. The factory, however, was star...
Kaden models - Wikipedia
Pullback motor
A pullback motor (also pull back or pull-back) is a simple clockwork motor used in toy cars. Pulling the car backward (hence the name) winds up an internal coil spring. When released, the car is prope...