Imagine a 40-years younger Larry Wood pulling up to Mattel for the first day of his new job as a Hot Wheels designer. You’d think he’d hop out of a hot rod or a muscle car, right? Nope, not Larry! He made his grand entrance in a vehicle nearly identical to the HWC Series Eight Larry Wood 40 Years Of Design 1929 Ford Pickup (with house)!
Larry began his 1:1 project back in Detroit before he left the automobile industry, then had it shipped to Los Angeles, where he completed it. Larry’s goal with this Hot Wheels version was to stay as faithful to the original as possible (although we’re pretty sure it didn’t have Real Riders wheels). Take a gander at this cool classic’s features: