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The making of the $140,000 Hot Wheels 40th Anniversary car

by Chris Tutor (RSS feed) on Feb 22nd, 2008 at 9:58AM

Earlier this week we brought you amazing photos of a Hot Wheel car Mattel valued at $140,000. "WTF?!," is what we heard from a lot of readers who wondered how a $1 toy could possibly be worth more than their entire collections of late-80s Buicks and/or Mustang IIs. We asked similar questions, too, and got a series of photos from our buds at Mattel documenting what it took to create what is probably the worlds' most expensive 1:64 scale toy car.In our previous post, we said most of the value came from the diamonds and rubies on the car's white gold body. We may have been wrong. Studying the... Read More

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