Hot Wheels Cool Classics: Series in Review, by Derek Albert…

We asked our good friend Derek Albert, aka "doomus" on HWC, if we could reprint his review of the Cool Classics line that just recently came to an end.  He allowed it, and we think you enjoy reading it.(Thanks Derek.)I sort of did with with Hot Ones in late 2012/early 2013, mainly focusing on new … Continue reading Hot Wheels Cool Classics: Series in Review, by Derek Albert…

First Look: The Datsun 510, 240Z, and the rest of Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch L…

It must be odd to be the little Hot Wheels Datsun 510.You came into existence a few years ago, and hung on the pegs while kids, who didn't know what you were, and collectors, who bypassed you for the latest Camaro, largely ignored you.  You felt unloved.You got new clothes each year, and the same … Continue reading First Look: The Datsun 510, 240Z, and the rest of Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch L…

It’s Out!! The final batch of Cool Classics, featuring the Datsun 510, 240Z, & Subaru BRAT is now out!

Just a heads up for the multitudes who are interested in this set.  Looks like dealers are getting the last, and most anticipated, batch of Cool Classics.  They are available now at 1StopDiecast:Hot Wheels Cool Classics L CaseThese will be white hot so if you want a set I would jump on it quick, especially … Continue reading It’s Out!! The final batch of Cool Classics, featuring the Datsun 510, 240Z, & Subaru BRAT is now out!

First Look: The Honda S2K, VW Fastback, Ford GT, and the rest of Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch K…

Best batch of Cool Classics so far?By a mile.  Only it will be passed when the next batch comes out, with its 240Z, 510, and BRAT.  And that is why there is renewed interest in this series.  The 510 tends to do that.But back to Batch K.  The Cool Classics still don't strike my fancy … Continue reading First Look: The Honda S2K, VW Fastback, Ford GT, and the rest of Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch K…

A mess of Mustangs: The brand new Cool Classics, Super TH, mainline, and modified castings of the HW Mustang Boss 302…

The Boss 302 is the coolest Mustang ever, right?There is no debate whatsoever, correct?  Of course not.  Everyone has their favorite, and the 302 is mine.  Not that it makes me unique.  If you asked all Mustang lovers to rank their Top 5 Mustangs ever, the 302 most certainly would be in there.I have learned … Continue reading A mess of Mustangs: The brand new Cool Classics, Super TH, mainline, and modified castings of the HW Mustang Boss 302…

Confirmed: The final batch of Cool Classics will be a JDM lover’s paradise…

We can put our fears to rest.A few months after Mattel made it seem that they were killing off the Cool Classics line two batches short, today they confirmed that the final batch, Batch L, is in fact on its way, and it will be a doozy for a lot of us.The release of Batch … Continue reading Confirmed: The final batch of Cool Classics will be a JDM lover’s paradise…

Surprise! Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch K, Matchbox 2015 Batch B, and Greenlight Hitch & Tow Series 2 are all now out at Wheel Collectors…

Well when it rains, it poors.We don't think Matt and the gang over at Wheel Collectors woke up this morning knowing they would be fishing through two large pallets, but that is what happened.  Not only did Greenlight send over a pallet full of the highly anticipated Hitch & Tow Series 2 plus many others, … Continue reading Surprise! Hot Wheels Cool Classics Batch K, Matchbox 2015 Batch B, and Greenlight Hitch & Tow Series 2 are all now out at Wheel Collectors…

Cool Classics Update: Final two batches apparently coming in 2015…

We caused quite a stir yesterday when we asked if Hot Wheels is killing the Cool Classics line, thus eliminating models many of us were looking up to, including the Datsun 510, Datsun 240Z, Ford GT, Hurst Olds, Subaru BRAT, and Honda S2000.Since then we have gotten some news from a Mattel insider, stating that … Continue reading Cool Classics Update: Final two batches apparently coming in 2015…

Uh-oh! Is Hot Wheels killing off the Cool Classics line, leaving the Datsun 510, Subaru BRAT, and Honda S2000 in limbo?

If this is true, it is not a good development.Today Mattel posted an article on HWC that highlights what they say are the remaining models in the 2014 Cool Classics line.  They state that they have the complete list of expected castings for 2014, divided up into four mixes.  Three of the mixes have already … Continue reading Uh-oh! Is Hot Wheels killing off the Cool Classics line, leaving the Datsun 510, Subaru BRAT, and Honda S2000 in limbo?