The Bone Shaker

In the spirit of Halloween, we bring you Bone Shaker. The Bone Shaker Hot Wheels diecast car is an original design that has had many incarnations over the years. This extremely popular car was designed by legendary Hot Wheels designer, Larry Wood. Continue reading

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East Meets West

What started life out in Detroit as an iconic Ford Model A, got a distinctly Japanese touch when it ended up in Nagoya, Japan, in a custom hot rod shop called Paradise Road. Builder Junichi “Jun” Shimodaira started Paradise Road 25 years ago and started importing American cars and parts for his full-service rod and custom shop. Inspired by American designers George Barris and Ed Roth, Shimodaira went to work on this one-off, all-steel show stopper. The result was a ’60s style hot rod like no other.

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