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Design studios and electronics firms will delight in the news
On its 45th anniversary, we take a look at Japan’s version of Hot Wheels. Predictably, things get weird.
The best Bento boxes and Tomica trucks.
The weirdest stuff is still outside.
Yeah baby! This right-hand-drive Mini Cooper Classic will take you right back to the shagadelic swingin’ sixties of London for less than the price of a new Civic. Actually, this specimen came from Japan, and while it looks like just about any of the 5.4 million Minis produced from 1959, it’s one of the last…
There’s a formula to car commercials: gravelly voiced narrator, overhead shots from a helicopter, car zooming past a camera placed on the ground, driver steps out and enters a classy restaurant, cue pricing information and fine print. Easy. Trucks? Same thing, except you get a couple closeups of a loaded cargo bed, a shot of…