Hot Wheels Custom Fleetside Concept Art by Fireball Tim

WHAT'S NEW in the Garage is Hot Wheels Custom & Men in Blue

The HOT WHEELS CUSTOM FLEETSIDE was as one of the original Sweet 16 Hot Wheels that came out in 1968. I was 3 years old, but I remember later that I loved the YELLOWS and GOLDS as it reminded me of beachlife in Socal where I grew up. That was Palos Verdes.

As a Hot Wheels Custom, it was designed by Harry Bradley (who was one of my teachers at Art Center in the late 80's) and based on his own personal customized '64 Chevrolet El Camino. This is the car that all other Hot Wheels were styled after "with that California Custom look". Red striped tires and custom details. Harry was like a Drill Sargent. He pushed us hard and the kids today at ACCD have it easy. I say that as they did things back then that you COULD NOT do today. You'd be sued. It was the most difficult thing I had ever gone through.

Today launches and all-new Canvas Concept Art of the HOT WHEELS CUSTOM FLEETSIDE in California Yellow. Check it out if you're a Hot Wheels fan...

In the pilot episode ADAM-12, they used a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere... for the rest of the first season, it was a 1968 Plymouth Belvedere instead. Later updated to a 1969 Plymouth Belvedere for the second and third seasons. In the fourth season, Adam-12 used a 1971 Plymouth Satellite. I'll be doing the '71 soon...

But I figured that in today's time, it might be fun to have Cops rolls up in something SILENT so you never hear them coming. This, the 2022 Fisker Karma. Surprised that they haven't done a REMAKE on this one yet. Check out the all-new TEES in the Garage and start the PUNISHMENT!

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