I am pleased to announce the first Kaido House x Lamley Group LAX Diecast Event, happening Friday, October 4th at the Hot Wheels Convention in Los Angeles. It will go down that evening after the Charity Auction, at a nearby location to be announced. Spots will be EXTREMELY limited, and tickets will go on sale … Continue reading Announcing the Kaido House x Lamley Group LAX Event at next month’s Hot Wheels Convention. Here is how to attend.
About this time every month, I expect an email to come from Akiyo at Japan Booster. It just came, and it was a doozy. The second group of Tomica Limited Vintage Ferraris have been released. The first batch set the collector world on fire with the F40 and Dinos, and now we have a 512TR … Continue reading The next batch of Ferraris from Tomica Limited Vintage have been released. Here is a first look.
Tomica Limited Vintage announced the February 2020 Release this week. I think you will like it. First off, rumors of a black F40 have been confirmed, and it is coming. That red interior takes this one up even another level, if that is even possible. Next, we finally get two more versions of the surprisingly … Continue reading Black Ferrari F40, return of the Datsun 510 Wagon highlight the just announced Feb 2020 Release from Tomica Limited Vintage
I've been surprised to hear a few of you complaining that the Fast & Furious Premium set is a little played out. What is more surprising is that I am going to be the one countering, especially considering my opinion on Fast & Furious. I don't hate the Fast & Furious movies. I actually have … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Premium Fast & Furious Off-Road
It always seems early, but it is not. The Hot Wheels 2020 Basic year is beginning. My friend Ben Wright sent over these pics of his finds in Sydney, Australia, this past week, and now I am clamoring to see the 2020 A Case myself. The Subaru is the star, and the R32 a beauty, … Continue reading The first Hot Wheels 2020 models are showing up in Australia
Matchbox dropped this earlier in the week: https://www.instagram.com/p/B2CmjDYJW40/?igshid=10g3gbnkvbbzw That is the 2020 Mattel Toy Fair Model, a model that won't be available to the public. If you aren't familiar with the Mattel Toy Fair, it is an event put on by Mattel every fall specifically for retailers. It is at the Mattel headquarters in El … Continue reading Matchbox’s 2020 Toy Fair Model is also the first New Model of the next year.
Let's face it, the "much ado about nothing" factor in the Hot Wheels collecting world is a thing. We sometimes get caught up in looking for something that isn't really there. Something looks a little different, theories abound, a variation is created, a frenzy ensues. Actually, that is one of the fun elements of collecting. … Continue reading Did Hot Wheels release a secret Target Red Edition Chase? Or is it much ado about nothing?
There is a lot to like in this case, starting with the new models: three surprising European cars, all executed beautifully. Add to that a British Super, and you sense a theme. https://youtu.be/umlz0NWEXUw
The first three are out - BMW 2002, Mercedes-Benz G63 6x6, and Chevy Camaro - and this one is still to come, but here is a quick preview of the BMW I8. The six models in this set celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Superfast line. All the cars are gold, all are coming to … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Matchbox BMW I8 Superfast 50th Target Exclusive
It isn't something you think of too much when someone mentions Hot Wheels. The world of fast cars usually doesn't have space for the big rigs, unless of course they are there to transport the fast cars around. But Hot Wheels has done some big rigs, and done them very well. Awhile ago I decided … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: Collecting the Hot Wheels Behemoth Rigs