Here is an original Hot Wheels vintage produced in one color; Enamel Yellow which will be my 174th post for DLM cars for the 1/64 and smaller.

The S’Cool Bus is a Hot Wheels casting which debuted in the 1971 Heavyweights series. It is based on the popular Monogram model kit.

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Underneath its opening body, it featured an orange engine scoop and a black roll-cage.

When I first saw this cool looking S’cool Bus with an opening body, I was hooked as I had never seen anything like this before and I like the style of the School bus as well. I actually was not aware at that time that this was called a Funny Car based on the Tom Daniel design for the model kit while the Hot Wheels version was designed by Larry Wood.

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It comes with a sheet of stickers which I applied on it and once everything was done I just don’t have the heart to throw it away so it ended up on the blister package as seen on the first picture.

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Not to forget it comes with a plastic collector button as well.

Then after 23 years it was retooled and released in 1994. During that time I wasn’t into serious collecting and was not aware nor cared for variants. Then when I finally started coming back to the hobby, I wanted to get the busses again when they were rereleased in 2006.

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Released in the Super Chromes series, it was fun to collect chrome models at that time since Hot Wheels still uses die cast instead of plastic for their chrome.

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And a black color was released for their Flying Customs series. These of course did not come with the collector button anymore just like the black wall era.

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And here’s one more look at the coolest buses Hot Wheels had ever made.