The Draguar is an imaginary miniature car model, created by the British toy house Matchbox , owned by the Lesney group .
The vehicle is a hybrid of the very real Jaguar Type D and Type E cars , and a fictional dragster , sporting an imposing front engine. It is surmounted by a plastic bubble revealing the interior of the cabin (bubble sometimes colorless, sometimes yellow). It is reproduced approximately to scale 1/ 64 th . Continue Reading “Draguar”
The tether car are driven by a combustion engine (2 times) by displacement of 1.5 cm 3 , 2.5 cm 3 , 3.5 cm 3 , 5 cm 3 to 10 cm 3 , bursting of methyl alcohol and ‘ castor oil . They go on a circular track of 19.90 m in diameter, the small vehicles being connected by a cable to a rotating central pylon. Actual speeds reached exceed 330 km / h. Continue Reading “Circular cars”
Tonka is a company American of toys especially known for its miniature reproductions of trucks and construction machinery . Continue Reading “Tonka (company)”
Tomica is a collection of miniature vehicles produced by Takara Tomy ( Japan ).
The scale is the 3 inches, traditional scale in this type of product. Continue Reading “Tomica”
Micro Machines is a brand of vehicles reproduced on a smaller scale than those of competing brands like Majorette or Hot Wheels .
Originally created by Galoob (a company incorporated in Hasbro in 1999), from a license from the inventor of toys Clem Heeden, in the mid-1980s, these toys were popular in the 1990s. Continue Reading “Micro Machines”
Hot Wheels is an American toy brand founded in 1968 belonging to the Mattel Group and producing miniature cars. Continue Reading “Hot Wheels”
Car-Horse (often typographed in capitals) is a French brand of miniature vehicles .
It was in 1919 that Albert Hubert created Modern Joinery, which became a wooden toy company. He has the idea in 1930 to use wood to make 1/43 scale cars, with lead wheels. He thinks it is a guarantee of robustness and gives the name of Car-Horse (small Anglo-Saxon wink) and which can also be understood in “Coach”. The first Car-Horse miniature vehicles were released in 1931 ; these are truck toys ( Berliet , Bernard Group , Renault , Citroën ). Continue Reading “Car-Horse”
The Bugatti Type 52 or Bugatti Baby / Baby Bugatti is an electric car of sports for children of the automaker Bugatti , built between 1926 and 1936 to around 500 1 , 2 . Continue Reading “Bugatti Type 52”