10 Flash Drives Masquerading As Awesome Miniature Car Models

Wouldn’t you like to have a 1:18 scale model of the DeLorean from Back To The Future III? Now you actually can! Dave Hersch founded a company called Flash Rods, which manufacture the most unique data storage devices ever: scale models of cars with integrated flash/hard drives! Their flash drives (mini-size) models are priced between $22 to $35 and offer 25 different designs including ’68 Charger, ’68 GT500 Mustang, and the DeLorean Time Machine. They also hand build 1:18 scale models with integrated 750 GB hard drives, as well as mid-sized models featuring USB 3.0 connectivity.

These scale models, especially the Back To The Future limited edition “Red Wheel” DeLorean, are wonderful gifts for any geek.

What do you think: shall we offer a few in a giveaway? Which one do you prefer?

Back To the Future “Red Wheel” Limited Edition

1:18 scale model; stainless steel; 750 GB hard drive; USB 2.0; $385

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Back To The Future “Train Wheel”

1:18 scale model; stainless steel; 750 GB hard drive; USB 2.0; $340

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1967 Mustang GT500 Eleanor

1:18 scale model; 1 TB; USB 2.0; $375

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Nissan GT-R

1:18 scale model; 750 GB hard drive; USB 2.0; $275

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Corvette ZR1

Mid-size model; 32/64 GB configurations; USB 3.0 SS; $110/$130

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Shelby Cobra

Mid-size model; 32/64 GB configurations; USB 3.0 SS; $120/$140

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1951 Merc

1:18 scale model; 750 GB hard drive; USB 2.0; $275

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The A-Team Van

Mini-size model; 8 GB; $25

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Trans Am

Mini-size model; 8 GB; $25

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1963 Lincoln

Mid-size model; 32/64 GB configurations/ USB 3.0 SS; $110/$130

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Patricia Moore

What a cool collection of external storage items!!! Giveaway, most definately! The GTR please!!!

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Jackson Chung

The GTR? Good choice!

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Chris M

I’d rather the Lincoln. Love the car and love the storage.

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Jackson Chung

It does look rather sexy.

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Brad

Definitely! I’d take the red wheel DeLorean or the ’51 Merc! Cool stuff.

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Jackson Chung

If they made a regular-wheeled DeLorean, I’d buy it in a heartbeat!

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David W

Either Eleanor or the GT-R

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Catherine M

Oh Wow! These are cool but expensive. Wonder which one my Hubby would like.

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dragonmouth

I’ll take one of each.

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Jackson Chung

Woah! Don’t be hasty :)

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dragonmouth

Not hasty, greedy!

Besides, I can dream, can’t I? /grin/

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Christopher Wetmore

My only complaint: The large drives are USB 2.0?

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Mihai T

I noticed that too, but as long as the drive looks like my favorite car, I don’t care about specs. :D

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Mark S

I like the 67 Mustang! Go ahead with the Giveaway.

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Denise Bartlett

I want the 1967 Mustang! These are wonderful! Can you say Christmas gift for the enthusiast who has everything?!?
Awesome.

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Asim Saleem

Back to the Future “Red Wheels” or the GT500 Eleanor, they both are cult classics, they’d make a great Giveaway.

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Jackson Chung

I love the GT500 and the Shelby Cobra. Great classic cars.

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Mihai T

I want the GTR for me, and the Eleanor for my friend. Give them away, please! :D

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Gord

I like em all!

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Akshay Zade

Can we already stop manufacturing USB 2.0 stuff, please? USB 3.0 is already back compatible!

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Jaypee C

these available in ksa?. :D

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Philip Y

This is definitely a giveaway candidate!
I want the De Lorean Red Wheel!

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Schvenn

So, the DeLorean must only work on Apples, since it’s a “Time Machine” and all.

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Anonymous

awsm all

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Anonymous

1951 Merc (y)

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Patrick S

Why not a Trabant – it could hold 8MB of data and use a parallel port as an interface?

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Shayne

Giveaway – YES!

I’d like the ’68 Charger (not shown) or the ’51 Merc ;-)

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Wayne M

1967 Mustang GT 500 dream car would be great, even in scale.

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Arxadius S

I want them all!!! But sadly I don’t have the money for any 1 of them! :’c

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Arxadius S

Scratch that! I can actually buy either the Corvette ZR1, Shelby Cobra, 1963 Lincoln or The A-Team Van! Decisions! Decisions! XD

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Arxadius S

Scratch that! I can actually buy either the Corvette ZR1, Shelby Cobra, 1963 Lincoln or The A-Team Van! Decisions! Decisions! XD

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Arxadius S

Woah! What’s with the double post! O_o

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Jackson Chung

Zealous? LOL

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Michael

The GT 500, Cobra or the GT-R. The craftsmanship is beautiful on all of them.

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Jackson Chung

Thanks, Hani!

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Rona Nindya

Even though not all of these are technically “flash” drive, they’re still cool…

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Jackson Chung

The 32/64GB ones are!

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Anthony R

The red wheel back to the future of course!

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Narendra

Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!! dont give it away….. give it to me :D :D .. hehe

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Ronald M

The DeLorean from Back To The Future III is awesome! What detail!

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Michael Tate

Got to be the De Lorean for me, Im just geeky :)

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Sunil K.

That ’51 Merc is bee-yoo-tee-ful!!!

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Gil

The red wheeled De Lorean is awesome, as is the black corvette..A give-a-way would be just as awesome :)

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Mel C

Awesome! Either of the DeLorean’s—or both :)!

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Will

If it was me….. I’d probably keep them!… They are awesome… I’ll be seeking out ‘Eleanor’ later!..

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Kim

They all look great. The Dolorean, Eleanor, GT-R, ZR1 and Cobra are my top picks that I’d love to win one of. But I’d also “pity the fool” who’d say no to the A-Team van so I’ll add that to my picks too. I would seriously make a few peeps jealous in the office if I won.

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German Lopez

These are so cool. Deloreans are the best of course followed by Merc and Lincoln.

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Keith B

I’d prefer the ZR1

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Hayley mulgrove

WHAT A GREAT GIVAWAY I WOULD LIKE THE BACK TO THE FURTER PLS

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Marion K

love to win one of these x i like the de lorian

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John E

The Cobra, for sure! This would be as close as I’d ever get to having the real thing!

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David

It has to be the cool DeLorean! Giveaway’s the only way!

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Warren Kelly

The train wheel DeLorean. Definitely. Sweet looking vehicle.

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Tom

Flash to the Future! I’d go for the original 1985 red wheel DeLorean or the Shelby. These do make me wonder what a Tesla version would do ;-).

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Victor G

I prefer the Back To the Future “Red Wheel” Limited Edition, but it has 750 GB hard drive, but the 1967 Mustang GT500 Eleanor is better bang for the buck, with a 1 TB hard drive for $10 less.

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Tom S

The Corvette ZR1 is my fav, but they are all so awesome!

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Cheridene B

Eleanor just speaks to me …. love it ,PLEASE GIVE AWAY one to me!!

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Nimsaj T

I’d like the GTR or the Corvette please.. Thank you!

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Joseph S

I’m a GT-R/Skyline fan. That would be my choice.

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Mohammad W

I would like to GTR, this time giveaway is really deserve the rate i would like to give
5 of 5 stars.
count me in hope to win this

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Sam N

The A-TEam all the way! if you remember this car, your childhood is AWESOME!
Nice article Jackson!

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Madanagopal B

Corvette ZR1 — Amazing

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Sergio B

Really nice! I must have one!

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Sergio B

Corvette!!

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Sergey N

1951 Merc ?

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Adi P

I’d like GT-R or GT500 look awesome and huge storage space :D

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Lynn Rosebur

I would love to have one of these. I need all of the externals I can get!

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Aamir R.

Back to the Future or Corvette :D

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Eibert D

I love Eleanor!

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Matt Kundert

A giveaway would be awesome! GTR all the way for me, but if you chose the ZR1 I’d enter for my step-dad.

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Walt White

The Cobra would look good on my desk!

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baskoro

back to the future red wheel is awesome one, I guess. but the best thing is , it should be give it to me… lol

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Wanda Tracey

I like the 1951 Merc .Thanks for a chance.I would love to win one.

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Vishal Fondekar

All are good…especially…Nissan GT-R….AWesome…:-)

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Bart D

1967 Mustang GT500 Eleanor is the nicest. at least, thats what I think.

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Neil D

They all look good, especially the lincoln, mustang, cobra and somewhat the merc… but I’m a geek…

… so BTTF red wheel please! =)

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Guy Bergeron

Oh man! The 1967 Mustang GT500 Eleanor is my dream car.

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Kenneth C

The DeLoreans, Shelby Cobra and the ’51 Merc! Any of those would be dope. One that I would love to see these guys make in the future would be the 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442.

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Dev

Amazing collection!!! The Nissan GT-R Please!

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George C

Oh my!!! Matchbox cars move over!

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Ellen O

AWESOME! I’d take ANY of these happily. The ‘vette is gorgeous. :-)

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Jan H

Think i like the Back To the Future “Red Wheel”, and the “Train Wheel” best.
Superb drives, and why not look like a car