1970 Summary and extra pics

In 1970 Mattel hit full stride with the Hot Wheels main line.  You got to see:

Super-Chargers

Super-Charger

Single-Lane Rod Runners

Rod Runner

Dual-Lane Rod Runners

DLRR

Single-Lane Speedometers

Speedometer

Dual-Lane Speedometers

Dual-lane Speedometer

Drag ‘Chutes

Drag 'Chutes

Tune-Up Towers

Tune-Up Tower

Sky Show airplanes

Sky Show

and mountain race tracks.

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The 1970 track set list includes:

1. Speed Test Set

2. Super-Charger Speed Test Set.

3. Super Speed Action Set.

4. Drag ‘Chute Stunt Set.

5. Mongoose & Snake Drag Race Set.

6. Twin ‘Chute Action Set (UK).

7. Rod Runner Speedway Set.

8. Dual-Lane Rod Runner Race Set.

9. Dual-Lane Rod Runner Drag Set.

10. Road Trials Set.

11. Hi-Performance Set.

12. Hazard Hill Race Set.

13. Sky Show set.

Here’s my YouTube summary of the 1970 Hot Wheels sets.

And then there is the first year run of Sizzlers: The Fastest Electric Cars in the World!

There were both single lane sets:

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And dual-lane sets:

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1. Laguna Oval Set.

2. Atlantic Oval Set.

3. Newport Pacer Set.

4. U.S./8 Race Set.

5. California/8 Race Set.

6. Pacific/8 Race Set.

7. Dare-Devil Duel Set.

8. National Champ Race Set.

This is my YouTube video of the 1970 Sizzlers track sets.

1970…what a year!

All about fast. All about fun.

1970 tracks from Mattel's Hot Wheels Racing World magazine. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

1970 tracks from Mattel’s Hot Wheels Racing World magazine. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Large scale track set up from Mattel's Hot Wheels Racing World magazine. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Large scale track set up from Mattel’s Hot Wheels Racing World magazine. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

 

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