I've done this before, but this time it is even better. When Hot Wheels released its Ford GT in grey last year, I was instantly reminded of one of my favorite Matchbox models, the Superfast ROW Ford GT released in 2006. So I took some pictures: But this one makes even more sense. The 2018 … Continue reading A Tale of Two: The Hot Wheels 2017 Ford GT paired with Matchbox’s 2005.
As much as I love JDM, I might have more Hot Wheels Fords than anything. Mustangs, Ford GT's, and one of my favorite completist collections, the Gran Torino Sport. So going through the Fords in my ongoing collection purge took awhile. So I split the videos into two. See what stays, and what goes. Enjoy: … Continue reading Purging the Hot Wheels Ford Collection, in two parts.
Mijo Exclusives is on a tear, with the M2 Auto-Japan Set, and now some beauties from Johnny Lightning and Auto World. Here is as look, along with a walk-through some Gulf GT40's and all the Auto World releases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yNG9xRH-I8 These are available how at SURPLUSgoodies, and by golly they are worth it: SURPLUSgoodies on ebay
One of my all-time favorite castings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2NdAF6n53U
Typically I don't dedicate an entire post to a Hot Wheels recolor, but why not? The new structure of the blog allows me to put more posts on the home page, and this recolor of the Ford GT Race is pretty dope. (And yes, I said "pretty dope". That is really for my daughter to … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Ford GT Race: Sleek, low, and now in white.
Auto World 2017 Release 2 v A & B on eBayIn the world of 1/64 Auto World has been that steady player. Consistently churning out near-perfect replicas of stock American classics. That means AW has its share of fans, my included, but it rarely sets the diecast world on fire.That might change, thanks to 2017 … Continue reading Lamley Unboxing: Auto World 2017 Release 2, Versions A and B
One of the highlights of Hot Wheels Batch J is the next color of the 2017 Ford GT. Blue was a stellar debut, especially when complimented by a Super Treasure Hunt, but the second color is even better.Grey with a black stripe and black rims is a standard look for the Ford GT, and it … Continue reading The latest Hot Wheels Ford GT is an (unofficial) homage to one of my favorite Matchbox models.
We haven't talked about upsloped chins in awhile. We haven't needed to. They've vanished. At least for now.It probably isn't cool to start a feature on such a cool model with mention of one of my biggest Hot Wheels pet peeves, especially since so many models have been released lately without one, including the Ford … Continue reading Imagine the Hot Wheels Ford GT Race with an upsloped chin. Thankfully that is all you have to do.
Auto World dropped these pics over the weekend:This is what I believe is 2017 Series 2, Versions A & B, due around May. And the batch is loaded! For one, my favorite AW casting is back, the '69 Chevy Kingswood Estate Wagon, once again beautifully adorned with wood paneling, and in two fantastic colors. I … Continue reading Auto World unveils its next batch, heavy on yachts, and yes, that Gulf Ford GT.
Here is some news: AUTO WORLD 1965 FORD GT RETURNS! In Period-Authentic Paint Schemes, 1:64th-scale 2017 Release 2, Versions A (blue) & B (white) Early drawings shown - Due May (A) and June (B) 2017 #autoworld #fordgt #fordgt40 #round2 #1965ford #lemans #1966lemans #1967lemans #1968lemans #1969lemans #brucemclaren #ajfoyt #dangurneyA post shared by Auto World Diecast (@autoworlddiecast) … Continue reading Ohhhhhh, look what Auto World is doing.