Hot Wheels is pretty famous for making outlandish fantasy vehicles (although, I’ve recently discovered that some aren’t entirely fantasy). Occasionally, however, Hot Wheels creates a vehicle that could pose for a production model. Muscle Tone is one such vehicle.

According to Hot Wheels, Muscle Tone combines aspects of a traditional muscle car with aspects of a tuner car. It makes for an interesting design.

I was pretty fond of the orange version as a kid, which you can probably tell. Both it and the black version fit in quite nicely with my more “realistic” cars. They stood out, but like a Camaro would stand out in a group of Malibus.

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In many ways, it reminds me of what a slimmed down, sleeker 5th generation Camaro could have looked like. A little bit of tweaking the wheel arches and wheel size, and it would be perfect.

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The tampo package is also pretty tasteful by Hot Wheels standards.

Although they aren’t painted, the taillights are very nice on this car, too.

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Let’s see some more realistic fantasy cars.