A Tale of Two: Hot Wheels Hi-Po Hauler & Ford Econoline Pickup

Would you look at that. Two years ago we had no Hot Wheels Econolines.  Now we have two.  I just wish Hot Wheels would do something other than JDM.  Oh wait. Hot Wheels developed the Econoline for Pop Culture and Car Culture, and it has shown up in both, with a bonus 50th Favorites appearance. … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Hot Wheels Hi-Po Hauler & Ford Econoline Pickup

Showcase: The latest Hot Wheels Kroger & Target Exclusives

The Walmart Zamacs have been strangely hard-to-find this year.  I am not sure why, but they have barely appeared in many areas. Thankfully that can't be said for some of the other store exclusives.  The Target Red Editions have been fairly consistent in their regular releases this year, and the last batch of 2018 is … Continue reading Showcase: The latest Hot Wheels Kroger & Target Exclusives

The latest from Tarmac Works & Ignition Models are now available at SURPLUSgoodies

Just a heads up that the latest from Tarmac Works is now available at SURPLUSgoodies, and that includes the two new Pandem Toyota 86 models from Ignition Model.  Go check them out now: Tarmac Works at SURPLUSgoodies The release is loaded with good stuff, and I will just let the photos provided by TW do … Continue reading The latest from Tarmac Works & Ignition Models are now available at SURPLUSgoodies

A Tale of Two: Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho Mazda 787B’s

A post on the Lamley Group Facebook Group (affectionately known as the Group Group or LGG) reminded me that I took photos of the TLV and Kyosho 787B's back when TLV released their first. So I am going to post them here.  I originally had the #55 replica by Kyosho, but that is now sitting … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho Mazda 787B’s

Placing the latest wall-display-worthy acquisitions

I do get a lot of stuff each week.  Some store finds, some mail finds, some blog-related content items.  Lots of stuff. But it isn't every week I get wall-display items.  Those are the models that I like so much they make it to the wall.  The wall in this case is one of my … Continue reading Placing the latest wall-display-worthy acquisitions

Showcase: The beautiful new RX-7 from Tomica Limited Vintage. And the 787B. And Skylines.

The epic Tomica Limited Vintage September Release arrived this week from Japan Booster, and it doesn't disappoint.  At all. I have been hyped for the RX-7, and honestly it is even better than I thought.  Don't know how, but it is.  Have a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a28qcRt79ng Some pre-Lamley Studio pics:

Hot Wheels teased its JDM lineup for 2019. Here is a look.

So sad I wasn't at JCCS today.  Matchbox once again had a huge presence, and Hot Wheels brought out the goods with some JDM sneak peeks at the Japanese Nostalgic Car booth. Lamley nerd car guru Jay Kho was there and got some shots.  Here they are. What do you think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8a7ko6htY0