GRAND PRIX SERIES
RACE CARS! AUTHENTIC MINIATURES!
do I know if it's really true yellow?"
true yellow redline car is a pretty good find, especially if it's in
condition and not plagued with metal toning or "pepper spots".
Yellow was a
new Spectraflame color for 1970, but it appears that it was used on
the later production runs of 1969 Hot Wheels cars. As a result,
Grand Prix cars are pretty scarce.
you've found a true yellow car? The only way to tell for sure is
compare it to a few lime cars, or to put it side by side with other
Lime is often mistaken for yellow, but upon careful inspection, you can
see a tinge of green in the paint. True yellow has no hint of
true yellow Ford Mk IV flanked by a pair of lime Mk IVs.
toughie: a yellow Lola GT70.
the comparative method fails. This Ford J-Car
still has me stumped! The front appears yellow, but metal toning
under the paint gives the rear hatch a bit of a green tinge.
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