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
You kind of know what they are when they hit. Might be a fun feature too. Those models that one day will the models that future collectors are sad they missed. I am not talking about the models that were once pegwarmers but are now popular, like the Datsun 510. I am talking about the … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Street Tuners Nissan Silvia S15 is one of those models future collectors will be pining for.
Matchbox dropped this on Instagram today: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1xOymmpedZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link That is the final mix of the year, due this fall. As is the case now, all Matchbox mixes from now on will be unique, meaning no holdovers from previous mixes. That allows for the space between mixes to be longer, meaning you have a better chance to … Continue reading Matchbox unveils the last mix of 2019. It’s loaded.
I don't show a lot of Greenlight here, not because I don't like it as many have asked, but because I don't collect a lot of them. I do collect these Foxbody Mustangs however. LBE Exclusives has collaborated with Greenlight for several 3-car Foxbody sets, all of which were made available at SURPLUSgoodies, a Lamley … Continue reading Showcase: Greenlight Limited Edition Midnight Drags 1989 Ford Mustang 5.0
We give you everything. Case Report done, so how about a Rapid Unboxing? Enjoy: https://youtu.be/ESLoJIbWwVM
Two cases in a day, and then on to 2020. Crazy, right? P and Q shipped together. Here is Q, thanks to our friends at Wheel Collectors. Videos, showcases, and more all coming. (Hot Wheels 2019 Q Case at Wheel Collectors)
This happens. 2019 is coming to a close in the Hot Wheels basic world, and Mattel just dropped the last two cases simultaneously. That meant an all-nighter for our friends at Wheel Collectors, sorting through two cases and getting them listed. Yet they still care about the Lamley Readers, and photographed the case contents of … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 P Case