HAVANA NIGHTS

JOHNNY LIGHTNING 1950 OLDS ROCKET 88 (1:64) 2018 Release 2 will bring with it a whole new theme for JL! Three of the castings in this release will celebrate Cuban car culture. As many of you car fans know, Cuba is famous for their classic cruisers that have been kept running since the trade embargo…

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THE RETURN OF GODZILLA

JOHNNY LIGHTNING 1999 NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R (BNR34) (1:64) The 90s put out some of the best Japanese sports cars the world had ever seen. It seemed every major Japanese car company had a tarmac-tearing flagship model. These twin-turbo rockets were monsters in their own right. And the Nissan Skyline GTR was dubbed by car fans…

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ME AND MY BOOGIE VAN

JOHNNY LIGHTNING 1976 CHEVY G-20 (BOOGIE VANS) We’re putting the “freaky” back in Street Freaks with the return of “Boogie Vans”! These funky party-machines embodied the 70s with their wild paint-jobs, side-pipes, port-hole windows and shag interiors. Boogie on! Look for a few tweaks to the production version including the addition of side-pipes and larger…

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BARN-FIND BIRD

JOHNNY LIGHTNING “BARN FINDS” 1970 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD 2-PACK (1:64) If you follow our sister-brand Auto World then this car may look familiar to you. We first discovered Mike Hill’s awesome Superbird Barn Find at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals last year and it stopped us in our tracks. After recreating his car in 1:18…

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HOT HATCH HONDA

JOHNNY LIGHTNING 1990 HONDA CRX (IMPORT HEAT) Included in Street Freaks 2018, we’re kicking off the return of the highly-anticipated “Import Heat” line with this classic JL Honda. What the CRX lacks in size it makes up for in attitude! This pint-sized racer is loved worldwide for its lightweight body and go-kart-like handling. We’ve only…

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COVINGTON’S CUSTOMS

JOHNNY LIGHTNING HOT ROD POWER TOUR – JERRY COVINGTON’S ’55 CHEVY When we first spotted Jerry’s ‘55 during the Kansas stop of the HOT ROD Power Tour, we knew it would be a perfect ride to receive the Johnny Lightning treatment! The show-stoppin’ Chevy features a Matte Grey and a Metallic Blue paint job that…

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BARN FINDS

JOHNNY LIGHTNING MUSCLE CARS U.S.A. 2018 RELEASE 1 Muscle Cars U.S.A. returns for 2018 Release 1 with two ALL NEW THEMES! Last week we introduced our new theme “Cars N’ Coffee”, this week we’re announcing our newest category “Barn Finds”! “Barn Finds” replicates unrestored vehicles as if they were parked and forgotten for ages. Many…

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CARS N COFFEE

JOHNNY LIGHTNING MUSCLE CARS U.S.A. 2018 RELEASE 1 Muscle Cars U.S.A. returns for 2018 Release 1 with two ALL NEW THEMES! First off for the new themes, we pay tribute to one of the hottest car show trends gaining traction nationwide. “Cars N Coffee” are popular events where fellow car enthusiasts of all types gather…

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WEEKEND WARRIORS

JOHNNY LIGHTNING TRUCK & TRAILER – 2002 CHEVY SILVERADO TRUCK CAMPER & CAR TRAILER 2 newly-tooled accessories on ONE card!? That’s right! Here’s the first look at the pre-production samples for our upcoming Truck & Trailer series! The new camper shells feature stunning detail and look fantastic sitting on our popular Silverado casting! And the…

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HOGAN’S HOT ROD

FRANK HOGANS 1969 DODGE CORONET SUPER BEE (HOT ROD POWER TOUR) We first saw Frank Hogan’s beautiful 1969 Coronet Super Bee in Kansas during the 2016 HOT ROD Power Tour. The dual scoops for the Ramcharger induction are unmistakable on his HEMI-powered showstopper. It’s painted in factory Y2 Yellow and at first glance appears completely…

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