Vintage Tyco Slot Cars

During the 1960s and into the '70s, when the slot-car craze was at its peak in the United States, an HO model train manufacturer called Tyco was a tough competitor to Scalextric and Aurora, which was the Goliath of the hobby. Tyco focused on HO-scale cars and tracks, which meant that its muscle cars and funny cars were at 1:87 scale, which is also the default scale for HO model trains. When Tyco slot cars debuted in 1963, six models were...Continue Reading