Mighty “Mad” Maverick
The Mighty Maverick is another example of Hot Wheels producing models before they checked the availability of the name. The Mighty Maverick was a popular early ’70s toy car that sold in the millions. However, before they released it, Hot Wheels called it the Mad Maverick not knowing that the rival toy car company Johnny Lightning had the rights on that name. So, Hot Wheels changed the name to Mighty Maverick. But, they produced several cars with the Mad Maverick name. Their price is not known since no one has offered one for sale; however, the experts expect around $20,000 to be the right number.