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

Come to JCCS this Saturday to celebrate the Datsun 510 with Matchbox, and see – and possibly take home – some incredible models.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gi5MCR4w_E I have mentioned a few times this week that JCCS - the Japanese Classic Car Show - is this Saturday in Long Beach, California.  It is the premiere classic Japanese car gathering in the US, and is recognized as one of the best in the world.  And it is always a treat to attend. … Continue reading Come to JCCS this Saturday to celebrate the Datsun 510 with Matchbox, and see – and possibly take home – some incredible models.

It’s event season. You diecast collectors in California have it particularly good.

It's JCCS Week.  I don't know if "JCCS Week" is a thing, but JCCS most certainly is. I've mentioned JCCS (Japanese Classic Car Show) a lot here.  It might be my single dedication to this one freakin' car show in California that gave me that "Lamley only hypes JDM" label.  But it is single largest … Continue reading It’s event season. You diecast collectors in California have it particularly good.

Mazda RX7 & Rotary Pickup are making their way to the Hot Wheels line in 2017…

The sneak peeks keep coming.Jun Imai has been previewing some upcoming 2017 models lately, and he dropped a couple more treats at the JCCS Street Neo Classics Car Show today.  Lucky attendees who wander by the Japanese Nostalgic Car booth get to check out these three beauties:Jun Imai @kaidohouse of @hotwheelsofficial just unveiled some #HotWheels … Continue reading Mazda RX7 & Rotary Pickup are making their way to the Hot Wheels line in 2017…

The Matchbox Nissan Skyline Giveaway at JCCS is tomorrow. Be ready…

The Matchbox Skylines are ready.  200 marked with an commemorative JCCS sticker, and bundled nicely in a Sterling Protector, to be given out at the Nissan Booth. And maybe a surprise or two beyond that.So what are the details?It is basically this.  When you get to JCCS, be sure to visit the Nissan booth and … Continue reading The Matchbox Nissan Skyline Giveaway at JCCS is tomorrow. Be ready…

JCCS Week: The fruitful collaboration of Hot Wheels & Japanese Nostalgic Car…

It is a series in and of itself.There hasn't been a special series, or a special 5-pack, or an official premium series.  But as Hot Wheels has dipped deep into vintage Japanese cars, there has been a very visible partner: Japanese Nostalgic Car.I doubt I need to introduce the popular online magazine and blog to … Continue reading JCCS Week: The fruitful collaboration of Hot Wheels & Japanese Nostalgic Car…

Matchbox and Nissan come together to debut – and give away – the 1971 Nissan Skyline at JCCS…

Make your plans for September 24th.There has been a lot of speculation, and now it can finally be announced.  Matchbox is coming to the Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, California, on Saturday, September 24th.This morning Nissan announced its plans for JCCS, which includes the first appearance of the 2017 Nissan GT-R on US … Continue reading Matchbox and Nissan come together to debut – and give away – the 1971 Nissan Skyline at JCCS…

Did you see the Matchbox Skyline at JCCS?

Isn't JCCS fun?At this moment Jun Imai is at the Japanese Nostalgic Car booth signing everything from posters to glove boxes, and at the same time previewing the upcoming Hot Wheels RX-3.Not to be outdone, Matchbox is also at the event previewing their upcoming Nissan Skyline 2000GT-X, and the buzz birds are humming.  If you are … Continue reading Did you see the Matchbox Skyline at JCCS?