Hot Wheels Texaco Tank Truck with Chrome Windows Pre-production Prototype that never made it to final production. Super rare and the ultimate collectible for the prototype aficionado. All of our prototypes came from the Michael Strauss Blackwall Collection. As you probably know, Michael Strauss is the author of the Tomart's Hot Wheels Price Guide and the original Hot Wheels Super Collector.
We have thousands of items, many hard to find and unique to the Hot Wheels Collectors World. These items rarely see the light of day let alone be available for sale. Our website offers many items that you will not see anywhere else. Many historical Hot Wheels artifacts, a moment in time captured by a toy car.
Full Definition of PROTOTYPE
1: an original model on which something is pattern
2: an individual that exhibits the essential features of a later type
3: a standard or typical example
4: a first full-scale and usually functional form of a new type or design of a construction (such as a toy car)