Ok, a bunch of you know that I am real particular about my scale. I prefer real 1:64 scale, or something that will look like it blends it. Well, punkgoose17 (awesome name, btw) asked me if some of the smaller HWs or MBXs (like a beetle) would blend in with the true 1:64 scale. I'm surprised as to what I found.

Below is an pic of a HW beetle and a HW mustang. The stang, like most HWs, is made to fit the track. Surprisingly, the beetle isn't, it had more play area than the mustang.

Here's a M2 beetle and a HWs one. I should inform you that the M2 beetke is not 1/64 scale. I've compared it to my JL PT Cruiser, which is to scale, and it's larger, despite in 1:1 it should be shorter. The M2 bug does blend in pretty well though, so I'll use it as a base. The HW and the M2 are really similar in width and front dimensions.

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Here it is with the wide mustang.

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Side profile is near spot on as well.

Top is good too.

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So there you have it, some HW cars can blend in with other true 1:64 scale cars. But, this is a car by car basis. I know for a fact the fiero is a fattie so it can fit on the track.

Of course, how the bug looks is a different story. I say paint it a solid color, get it some real rubber wheels, and it will look excellent, ;).