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Matchbox Versus Hot Wheels!
It's a rare occasion when both Matchbox and Hot Wheels release the same car in the same color in the same year.
Which is your favorite?

Hot Wheels logo

In this corner, wearing copper, and weighing in at slightly more than its opponent, the Hot Wheels Dodge Concept Car!

Hot Wheels Dodge Concept

Statistics:

- All-metal design. Heavy!
- Painted headlights.
- Wider rear wheels, like the real car
- A stellar performer on the Hot Wheels track

Hot Wheels - rear view

Specifications as tested:

- Price: $.98
- Engine: Gravity or thumb & forefinger
- Suspension: wire on metal
- Brakes: usually a baseboard
- Steering: locked on dead center
- 0-60mph: 4 seconds (dropped off my 4th floor balcony)

Hot Wheels - side view

A pretty close match up, I'd say

Invisible text. You can't see it! Nya-Nya!!

this is to line things up

Matchbox Logo

In this corner, also wearing copper, but a little darker shade, the all new and just released Matchbox Dodge Concept Car!

Matchbox Dodge Concept

Statistics:

- Sharper and more detailed casting.
- Better interior detail
- Better color, in my opinion
- Working suspension

Matchbox - rear view

Specifications as tested:

- Price: $.98
- Engine: Gravity or thumb & forefinger
- Suspension: plastic tab spring
- Brakes: usually a baseboard
- Steering: locked on dead center
- 0-60mph: 4 seconds (dropped off my 4th floor balcony)

Matchbox - side view

A pretty close match up, I'd say

Invisible text. You can't see it! Nya-Nya!!