Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Today’s redline treat is the Hot Wheels Custom Cougar.

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These two examples are both Hong Kong versions. The fact that they have blue glass tells their place of origin. The US versions had clear glass.

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The black painted top was a Hong Kong only feature. Not all Hong Kong Cougars had a painted top, but no US Cougars did.

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The copper and blue are two of the most popular colors for this casting.

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This is still one of my favorite early castings.

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