Lamley Interview: Hot Wheels Designer Steve Vandervate

Talking Candy Stripers and more with Van

The RLC ‘41 Willys Gasser is an over-the-top, ridiculous model. I could only make an over-the-top video to showcase it.

Gassers are naturally bonkers. Nothing is aesthetically right about them. But that is what makes them so wonderful. A car this nuts needs a matching deco, and Hot Wheels gives them to us. And the ‘41 Willys gets it all. It is a complete stunner, enameled to look like it sits under a layer of …