I say "Schuco", many of you European collectors know what I am talking about, as will many of the more hardcore collectors in the US. Schuco delves into several diecast scales, and does a damn good job at all of them. For our purposes, 1/64 is where to focus. And it is a good thing, … Continue reading Schuco 1/64 is coming to the US. Here is a look.
My guess is a few of you are already have the track. Since the word spread this morning that Hot Wheels id had arrived, there has been a lot of action. Many of you went right to the event in Southern California, other went right to their local Apple Store. Since I made the preview … Continue reading You have seen the Hot Wheels id Cars, now here is the Smart Track.
It debuts today, available now at Apple Stores all over the US. It's Hot Wheels id, and it is a major step forward for the world's most popular toy. Mattel gave me a chance to preview the new cars and Smart Track. Here is Part 1: https://youtu.be/f_-EbfWA2hg
Lamley and JDM. In the diecast world we have appeared to go hand in hand. That has been a little inaccurate, as I like to feature a lot of different cars, but it seems Lamley's existence has coincided with the surge of interest in Japanese cars in both the 1:1 and 1:64 worlds. I'm just … Continue reading An early look at the upcoming 2020 Car Culture Nissan Silvia CSP311 with the guys at JDM Legends
Coming to a Kroger near you. That means, Ralph's, Food4Less, Smith's, City Market, Fry's, and a whole lot of others. Matchbox indulged its sweet tooth and went full candy for this Kroger set, and they sent me a set to preview. A nice mix of licensed models, packaged in some cool car art. Here is … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox Kroger-Exclusive Candy Series
The last couple of cases seemed to tell us Hot Wheels was closing up shop for 2019, giving us recolors and a random new model. And then BAM! A Class, Lamborghini, and one hell of a Panamera. So a video of the highlights first, and photos coming (you'll see on the video I've already taken … Continue reading Hot Wheels L Case Highlights, including a trio of fantastic new models
For your enjoyment, the 2019 L Case. Lots of good new models in this one. https://youtu.be/-GnTYLvz5bU
I said it's rolling. How about two Case Reports in one evening? C Case has been out a bit, but D Case is brand new. Here is a look, as provided by Wheel Collectors. As always, find these models in the store: Hot Wheels 2019 D Case at Wheel Collectors Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7-26GEXfeE
Ok it's gonna roll. And roll fast. Wheel Collectors got BOTH the 2019 Hot Wheels C and D Cases today, plus a lot more (info coming), so let's get to it. We start with the C Case. It is hit at Target and some Walmarts, but here is what to expect in the case. Find … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 C Case
Matchbox has needed to take on a classic 911. I have said for years that the original 911/912 is a Matchbox no-brainer, but when talking to the design team I always got a little pushback. The reason? Porsche overkill. It's true. We have seen a lot of Porsches in 1/64 lately. But unlike a few … Continue reading Unboxing: Matchbox 2019 B Case