Mainly because I am curious. Hot Wheels Nationals in the spring and the Convention in the fall always produce some of the most sought-after Hot Wheels of the year. The 2019 Nationals was no exception. So, what was the best one? Vote below and let me know. Photos below the poll: https://poll.fm/10289663
There was a lot of fire at the Hot Wheels Sneaks Presentation last night. To truly see it all, watch the video first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t__VC16lYk Of course my job was to stream this thing, so I wasn't able to take good pics of slides. Thankfully, my good friend Mario likes a lot of the same things … Continue reading Some highlight slides from the Hot Wheels 2019 Sneaks Presentation
As you read this - provided it is Saturday Night and the Finale just happened - folks have just seen Mattel's Sneak Peek Presentation and have now made their way up the front of the ballroom to see the goodies brought to preview. Mattel brought a variety of items, in various forms of completion, form … Continue reading Team Transport! RLC R34! Chiron! Your first look at the Sneak Peeks Hot Wheels brought to Nationals
Watch it, study it, watch it again, screenshot it, do what you want. Here is the Sneaks Presentation by Jimmy Liu and the Hot Wheels Dream Team. Enjoy. https://youtu.be/6t__VC16lYk
The doors have opened and the crowd is getting its first look at the last exclusive of this year's Hot Wheels Nationals, the Dodge A100 Finale Exclusive: That makes it five models for the convention: The A100 is rad, right? It looks even better opened. I know because I had Julian Koiles from the Hot … Continue reading Your Hot Wheels Nationals Finale Exclusive: The ’66 Dodge A100.
For the kajillion folks NOT at the convention asking, the answer is "tonight". The Hot Wheels Team is here at Nationals and will be presenting a slew of upcoming models from Basic, Car Culture, RLC and more tonight. The slide presentation is scheduled to start around 7pm local time, and I have the stream linked … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Sneak Peek Presentation is tonight. Watch it Live on the Lamley YouTube Channel.
While some of the Hot Wheels Design Team frolics around Lombard, Illinois at the Hot Wheels Nationals Conventions, others are still toiling away at the Design Center in LA. It isn't all bad, though. They remain near the beach like they always do, and they get to post new product as it rolls in. Like … Continue reading Meanwhile, in LA, the Hot Wheels Dream Team unveils the new Jaguar Project 8
Auto World posted this to Facebook yesterday: https://www.facebook.com/AutoWorldFans/photos/pcb.10156955847650281/10156955847270281/?type=3&theater 2019 is already shaping up to be an incredible year for us 1/64 folk, and Auto World's release of the Squarebody is a big reason. The next release, coming in June, will contain two new Squarebody castings, one pair of stock Stepsides and this lowered pair of … Continue reading I CANNOT wait to get my hands on these Auto World Chevy Trucks.
This is over 90 minutes long. There are a lot of questions asked. I can't pinpoint a particular highlight, but a lot of issues I have seen discussed among collectors are addressed here. Every convention the Hot Wheels Team will do a full Q&A session. A little different than the presentation on Saturday night (streaming … Continue reading From Hot Wheels Nationals: Q&A with the Design Team
One day - at least for me - in the books. Many have already been here for a few days. But I flew into Chicago this morning and have been the Westin Lombard experiencing the Hot Wheels Nationals Convention ever since. The first highlight was surely the dinner honoring Designer Manson Cheung. Manson went through … Continue reading At Hot Wheels Nationals: Opening the stunning DeLorean Dinner Model with Hot Wheels Designer Manson Cheung