Sitting here at the airport ready to make my way from cold and snowy Salt Lake City to sunny and pleasant Scottsdale for the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction. I am assuming most of you are familiar with the event, which happens every year at this time in Arizona. I grew up in Scottsdale, and strangely … Continue reading Going to Barrett-Jackson? Come join me at a Car Culture Symposium? Not going? Watch it on Facebook.
When I sit down to do a blog post I do what a lot of writers will tell you to do. I just start typing. For me, photos are usually done, and I just need to figure out what words to put around them. Since I don’t write as much as I used to, you … Continue reading Preview: Auto World X MiJo Exclusives “Dirty” Ford GT40s
A quick heads up that Japan Booster has the newest release from Tomica Limited Vintage, and it is listed in their store now: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster The January release sees the second round of the new Mazda RX-7 casting in two colors, as well as the brand new Nissan Skyline GTS25 Type … Continue reading The Tomica Limited Vintage January Release is out: Savannah RX-7, Skylines, and a sweet Toyota Bus
The next RLC exclusive goes on sale tomorrow, and it is a set of 15 $1 cars already released last year that Hot Wheels wants us to pay $200 to get. Geez, what a ripoff! I’ve heard something like statement above from a few collectors, and if that is how you feel, this set isn’t … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels RLC Exclusive 2019 Super Treasure Hunt Set
There are some models I just want to take photos of, and writing about them is basically the excuse to post them. The Hot Wheels R33 Skyline in Nismo livery is one of them. Hot Wheels of course did the Nismo R34 for Team Transport, and if there is a proper pairing for this livery … Continue reading Hot Wheels completes the pair with the Boulevard Nismo R33 Skyline
Not much to write, just photos to show. Here is the 2020 Hot Wheels E Case Report. Photos as always by Wheel Collectors, who got their E Case shipment, along with Team Transport, Doorslammers and Matchbox all yesterday. The video and photos are below, and I will do my own unboxing and highlight features soon. … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2020 E Case
That’s a lot to get in a title, but it all needs to be there. I am working on video and photo features, but I really want to show these. They just arrived from Auto World for me to preview, and they will be at your favorite Hobby Store soon. Check. These. Out. The latest … Continue reading Ohhhh you are REALLY going to like these Auto World X MiJo Exclusives “Ford v Ferrari” inspired “dirty” Ford GT40s
The last poll of the 2019 Lamley Awards, until we finally do an RLC Award. Still, Regular Treasure Hunts. You either don’t think much about them or hate them. But there is occasionally a collector friendly TH. I actually really like the way Hot Wheels does the Regulars. Not EVERYTHING has to be collector oriented, … Continue reading Lamley Awards Poll: What was the BEST Hot Wheels Regular Treasure Hunt in 2019?
Hot Wheels never ditched Muscle. They just branched out a bit more than they did in the 2000’s. And if the 2000’s were the Golden Age of Hot Wheels Muscle, then there is no reason Hot Wheels can’t draw from it whenever they need to. Hot Wheels did a TON of Muscle Cars in the … Continue reading Showcase: American Steel wants to remind collectors that Hot Wheels still has big Muscles.
Remember that post last week, where I compared my blog prowess to that of an overzealous gym-goer hitting the weights for the first of maybe four times to satisfy a New Year’s resolution? This post might be gym visit number 3, as I have done a decent job so far in 2020. Actually, the Lamley … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Team Transport RWB Porsche 930