Frankie’s Garage: Hardcore Hot Wheels Collector

hotwheelscollectorbruceI have around 300-400 diecast cars in my collection. Its a mix of Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Tomica diecasts, but this guy takes the cake.  Toy car collector Bruce Pascal’s Hot Wheels collection is valued at over a $1 million dollars.  This guy is hardcore with a Hot Wheels inspired room to put his over 3,500 plus Hot Wheels toys.  Bruce also has 175 special Hot Wheels prototypes.

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Frankie’s Garage: Supercars Galore @ 2016 Geneva Auto Show

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Taking place right now is one of the biggest auto shows in Europe, the 2016 Geneva Auto Show.  Many of the exotic and supercar companies have been showcasing incredible new rides.  Here’s my highlight playlist of the coolest rides:

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Frankie’s Garage: The Petersen Automotive Museum in LA

museumpetersenJust newly remodeled and rebuilt is the iconic car museum in Los Angeles, CA – the Petersen Automotive Museum.  Car fans who love cars and enjoy the history of cars should plan on visiting the Petersen Automotive Museum.  Here’s a time-lapse video of the brand-new building:

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Frankie’s Garage: Concepts & Hot Rides at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

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The 2014 Paris Motor Show kicks-off October 4 thru the 19th, and there will be plenty of hot rides and concepts cars.  But knowing me, if I was in Europe right now, I would be up in a little town called Munich for Oktoberfest drinking beer and eating all kinds of meats.  Now back to the topic at hand, the 2014 Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris will showcase concepts and future offerings to the car buying public.  One wish, please bring the UK-spec Honda Civic Type R hatchback to the U.S.

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Frankie’s Garage: Tokyo Auto Salon 2014

tokyo auto salon 2014tokyo auto salon 2014 cars2014 automobile shows are already in full effect and this past weekend the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014 took place in Chiba, Japan.  More than 400 foreign and domestic companies were on-hand and 800-plus cars were on showcase from car manufacturers and tuners.

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Automobile Drawings by Makoto Komori

komoriJapanese artist Makoto Komori is well known for his children’s illustration books and his Datto-san series is popular with kids in Japan.  It’s kinda of like Pixar’s Cars, but with Komori’s own sense of style and flair.

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Mickey D’s Car Cup Holder for French Fries!

french fries cup holderIn Japan, when you order an extra value meal with large fries, Mickey D customers will get a free cup holder that holds the yummy French Fries for your car dashboard.  It’s only available in Japan and through the end of May 2013.

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