almost made of the same material that Hot Wheels makes kind of
metal stuff or maybe some make them in plastic
In a way. Hot wheel cars are made better than Matchbox in my opinion.
metal and plastic
Mattel, Inc. make Matchbox toys and toy cars.
flip the darn thing over and it ought to say "made in China".
Matchbox offers a wide selection of quality environments for use with matchbox brand cars, user selects their own niche to play in.
Yes, Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars will run on the same track. Remember that Matchbox are not designed to be Race Cars and will not perform like Hot Wheels.
Matchbox cars are still being produced to this very day. They have been extended into a range of Dino, Arctic and even Batman tracks and accessories to pair with your matchbox cars.
Unfortunately, Matchbox cars are all different scales. The cars are all made to a particular size (no more than 3"). Therefore, a larger car or truck would have to be scaled down more in order to fit the 3" Matchbox size requirement.
Matchbox a toy brand which is now owned by by Mattel first began producing toys in 1953, however they did not start producing the toy cars in bubble packs we see today until 1980.
Get the latest Matchbox Guide by Charlie Mack or check Ebay.
Another name for collectible cars is matchbox cars.