June 9, 2023

Harry Bradley is lifeless at 84.

When Mattel was growing their new 1/sixty fourth scale die forged toy automobiles within the 60’s, they sought knowledgeable automobile designer from Detroit to assist them. They wished their automobiles to look quick and funky as they zipped round plastic tracks and loops.

Mattel employed GM designer Harry Bentley Bradley, who created the unique “Candy Sixteen” Scorching Wheels automobiles, together with his Dodge Deora showcar, and later, an Oscar Meyer Weinermobile loosely primarily based on his 1995 model (just lately renamed “The Frankmobile”—yuk!).

So, each Scorching Wheels and Scorching Canine automobiles.


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