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

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

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

There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

Is there such a thing as overkill in the 1/64 world?  Probably. Some might argue the JDM craze we have seen hit almost every brand is overkill.  Not even close.  Maybe some ELEMENTS of the JDM craze, but in general Japanese cars are just filling the gaps that have always been there. Earlier this century, … Continue reading There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

Here is your winner of the 2018 Lamley Super Photo Contest

Yesterday we announced the 15 finalists for the first ever Lamley Photo Contest, dubbed the #lamleysuperphotocontest2018.  We asked for photos of any of the 2018 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunts or their mainline counterparts, and you folks came through. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enmQYstn4VE There were some fantastic photos, but there was only going to be one winner.  That … Continue reading Here is your winner of the 2018 Lamley Super Photo Contest

Here are the 15 finalists for the 2018 Lamley Super Photo Contest. Which one do you choose?

The first Lamley Photo Contest, hopefully the first of many, is done.  The deadline was last night, and there are some fantastic entries.  After consulting with my 4-person team, we have chosen the finalists below. If you didn't make it, don't despair.  There were some great photos that we had to pass by this time. … Continue reading Here are the 15 finalists for the 2018 Lamley Super Photo Contest. Which one do you choose?