First, thanks for LaLD Car Week last week. I’m glad I checked the site out and saw that it was going on. It helped me go dig some old cars out of storage and get interested in the little suckers again. I have a wide variety of Cougars (of course) as it was the most recent project car that I’ve had. I’m sure once I find another fun 1:1, I’ll be hunting down diecast models of one. Unfortunately, there aren’t any diecast of current gen 4Runners, or I’d snap one of those up.

Here are a few quick shots of the Nitty Gritty Kitty “Custom Cougar” Hot Wheels. It’d been living a quiet life in my desk drawer with a handful of other Cougars. I picked it up a couple of years ago when HW re-released a Cougar in retro style packaging, and I added this to the order.

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I’ve been out of touch with any current “special edition” type HW releases, so if there’s anything interesting out there that I’ve missed out on, let me know!