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...
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 ...
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...
Lead sled
In automotive usage, a lead sled is a hot rod consisting of a heavily modified stock vehicle, particularly though not exclusively a 1949, 1950 or 1951 model year Ford or Mercury car. Contemporary auto...
Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Atkinson first came to prominence in...
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...
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 ...
SFRO
SFRO (Sveriges fordonsbyggares riksorganisation) is a Swedish national organisation founded in 1982 with the goal of making it possible to register amateur built vehicles. The goal of SFRO is to help ...
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...
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:...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
Throttle body spacer
A throttle body spacer is usually a 1-inch (25 mm) thick piece of metal that is bolted to the inlet of the throttle body downstream of air flow into the manifold. By changing the airflow, this af...
CIJ
CIJ ( Compagnie industrielle du jouet or "Manufacturing Company of toys") is a classic French brand for toy vehicles. It was founded by Fernand Migault in Paris in 1920. The name was changed to Miga...
Travis Barker
Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American musician and producer, most noted as the drummer for the American rock band Blink-182. Barker has also performed as a frequent collaborator...
Racing slick
A racing slick (also known as a "slick tire") is a type of tire that has a smooth tread used mostly in auto racing. The first production "slick tire" was developed by M&H Tires in the early 1950...
ZipZaps
ZipZaps were miniature radio-controlled cars sold by RadioShack, currently marketed under the brand name XMODS Micro RC. They were commonly compared to Tomy's Bit Char-G (sold in the U.S. as MicroSize...