I've been surprised to hear a few of you complaining that the Fast & Furious Premium set is a little played out. What is more surprising is that I am going to be the one countering, especially considering my opinion on Fast & Furious. I don't hate the Fast & Furious movies. I actually have … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Premium Fast & Furious Off-Road
There is a lot to like in this case, starting with the new models: three surprising European cars, all executed beautifully. Add to that a British Super, and you sense a theme. https://youtu.be/umlz0NWEXUw
Today, 9am Pacific, another RLC frenzy ignites. The Hot Wheels Redline Club really has been nothing but fire this year, and now it changes color. If you are an RLC member, you don't need me to tell you to be on your computer, phone, tablet, abacus, etch-a-sketch, or whatever you use to order models this … Continue reading Hot Wheels RLC Chameleon 240Z: You need to order it. You need to open it.
Just in time for the RLC and Gumball 3000 sale today. I was wondering why the RLC was selling these on a day other than the standard Tuesday, and now I know why. After I made the video I learned it is available today on the Gumball 3000 site as well. So cool right? RLC … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels x Gumball 3000 Lamborghini Aventador
Alright let's make sense of this out of the gate. Today I am previewing Release 3. Release 1 is out, Release 2 is not, but here is Release 3. If you don't follow Auto World you may not care, but considering the new Chevy Squarebody Trucks are mashed into this group means a lot of … Continue reading Preview: Auto World 2019 Premium Release 3
I think it is safe to say this lineup of 2020 New Models is loaded. Abe & the Matchbox Team dropped several hammers during the Sneaks Presentation at the Gathering last night, and it was pretty awesome to see. I live-streamed the presentation, which is below, and took some quick footage of the display cases … Continue reading Bugatti Divo, Alfa Giulia, C8 Corvette & More. Check out the 2020 Matchbox New Model Lineup.
It is still one of the visceral pleasures of collecting - ripping a blister off the card and freeing a $1 model. No offense to some of the premium brands, but it is far better than unscrewing a tiny screw or using scissors to cut open a fully sealed package. So that meant the N … Continue reading Opening a Hot Wheels Bugatti Chiron, two Supers, and bunch of other stuff.
Call this a fun mixup. As Wheel Collectors was plowing through the pallet of N Cases Mattel sent, one at the bottom looked a little different. The code suggested a US Case, and even more so, a Zamac Case. For a pallet that already produced the highly-anticipated Bugatti Chiron, as well as a surprising group … Continue reading More Hot Wheels N Case surprises. Wheel Collectors got the Walmart N Zamac Case as well.
So by now you have probably figured out what I do once a new Hot Wheels Basic case is released. It starts with a message from my friends at Wheel Collectors, telling me they have it. Then things kick in. Matt & Matt pick a couple of cases off the pallet at random, open one … Continue reading Hot Wheels N Case has the Bugatti Chiron, and apparently some Supers from the M Case. Oh, and we are doing a giveaway.
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.