Obviously I don't know the sales and revenue numbers, but let's ask that question in the title from a collector perspective. Entertainment and Pop Culture have lasted longer, and thankfully done well, but Car Culture seems to be on a different level entirely. For those that have collected for at least the last 15 years … Continue reading Hot Wheels Car Culture enters its FIFTH year with Door Slammers. After so many hits and misses, is CC Hot Wheels’ most successful premium line ever?
Your quick reference video. Thanks to Wheel Collectors for sending the images: https://youtu.be/z0PabOAI4gE Case Report coming.
Click bait!! The Team at Hot Wheels wants collector input, and they want it badly. So they have created a special survey for collectors to fill out. Obviously if you are creating lines specifically aimed at collectors, it helps to know exactly what collectors want. Hot Wheels has hit a lot of home runs with … Continue reading Hey look the upcoming Hot Wheels RLC Holiday Car! Come look at it, and take a special Hot Wheels collector survey to help plan Hot Wheels’ future while you are at it.
This category is probably my favorite Lamley Awards Category. Hopefully you have already voted for BEST and WORST Super Treasure Hunt, as well as BEST and MOST DISAPPOINTING HW Basic New Model. If you haven't the links are there for you. But it is time to go Premium. Not even counting the RLC models - … Continue reading Lamley Awards 2019 Poll: What was the Best Hot Wheels Licensed PREMIUM New Model in 2019?
A quick heads up to make your way to SURPLUSgoodies and grab the latest from both MiniGT and Tarmac Works: SURPLUSgoodies eBay Store Both brand have major holiday releases, and SURPLUSgoodies has them. I am particularly keen on the MiniGT Liberty Walk Lamborghinis and the Tarmac Works Porsches (911 GT3 and the new 1/43 scale … Continue reading Head over to SURPLUSgoodies to grab brand new MiniGT and Tarmac Works
It is here again. Maybe the best holiday tradition in diecast. The Japan Booster TLV "Damaged Box" Sale begins today. For those of you familiar with this event, you will find the link you need below. For the rest of you, read up because you want to be ready. Here are all the key points … Continue reading The Tomica Limited Vintage “Damaged Box” Holiday Sale at Japan Booster starts at 6pm PST today. Here is the link you need.
Alright, here we go. It is that time of year. I'll refrain from mentioning all the traditional elements of the holiday season, and just cut to the chase: Diecast Deals galore are coming. It will be my job to give you the heads up on certain deals, whenever I find out about them, and I … Continue reading The holiday season marks a lot of things, including big diecast sales: Wheel Collectors’ Real Riders Holiday Sale starts Tuesday.
Time to vote again! Hopefully you have already voted on BEST & WORST Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt in 2019, so now it is time to move to 2019 Hot Wheels Licensed New Models in 2019. This one is ALWAYS interesting. There are two polls: BEST Licensed New Model and MOST DISAPPOINTING. BEST is self-explanatory. … Continue reading Lamley Awards 2019 Poll: What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels Licensed New Model in 2019?
Auto World is killing it. Truly hitting its stride. Releases are still sparse, which I actually like, giving AW collectors time to appreciate each one. This is the fourth of 2019, and like they've been doing lately, another home run. Release 4 marks the debut of the massive Ford F-150, the largest AW to date. … Continue reading Preview: Two new Squarebody Chevys, the brand new Ford F-150 and Auto World Premium Release 4
Keep your eyes open for this one. My friend Ben Wright from Australia found the next Car Meet 5-pack, and it is a good one. Among the treats, a Datsun 510 (older casting with separate grill) in a similar deco to its Wagon counterpart released in 2019, a racing BMW 2002, and a Mustang with … Continue reading Just Released: Hot Wheels 2020 Car Meet 5-pack