“Why do this, when you can do THIS?” That seems to be a mantra that most collectors love to see Matchbox embrace. And a few times a year they do. … Continue Reading Matchbox celebrates the “pre-crossover” crossovers with the new 1990 VW Golf Country
(It only took me two months to get to this after Part 1.) Matchbox got a lot of people talking in 2016. The release of the Nissan Skyline, and the … Continue Reading Upcoming Matchbox Trucks, Part 2: One of 2016’s best new models returns.
Happy 510 Day! May 10th means celebrating the little Datsun that could, and if you are on Instagram, you can’t escape the celebration. 510’s, real and replica are littering our … Continue Reading Happy 510 Day! Wanna see how the Matchbox Datsun 510 Rally is coming along?
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 … Continue Reading The latest Hot Wheels Ford GT is an (unofficial) homage to one of my favorite Matchbox models.
We are getting back to the unboxings finally. A&J Toys sent over the Matchbox G Case, and it’s a good one. Maybe proportionally no, but when the right models go … Continue Reading Lamley Unboxing: Opening a 2017 Matchbox G Case
Little vacations do this. The G Case is out, but I never posted my F Case Unboxing video. So here it is. Enjoy. My guess is I will … Continue Reading Lamley Unboxing: 2017 Matchbox F Case (because I totally forgot to post it earlier)
I think I have mentioned a few times that my job takes me to Moab, Utah several times a year. I come in the winter, when it is basically a … Continue Reading It is Easter Jeep Safari in Moab. So why not debut the latest Matchbox Jeep and new off-road wheel?
Matchbox Batch G at Wheel Collectors Let’s just say this out of the gate: This case is loaded. Wheel Collectors got Batch G in yesterday, and a little later sent … Continue Reading Case Report: 2017 Matchbox G Case
Here is a good reason to either save or resuscitate older tools. They come back around. Case in point: the Matchbox Chevy Avalanche. The model was released forever ago, around … Continue Reading Upcoming Matchbox Trucks, Part 1: You are not as cool as this hot pink Matchbox Chevy Avalanche.
This will be quick. With Hot Wheels you can count on International cases hitting hobby dealers a few weeks before the big box stores. That hasn’t been the case lately … Continue Reading Case Report: 2017 Matchbox F Case
Here is another Mattel-provided preview for you folks. And this one to me is super exciting. Matchbox’s unique take on the JDM craze continues with the 1962 Nissan Junior. This … Continue Reading Matchbox gets so "Matchboxy" with the 1962 Nissan Junior.
One of those drop-the-mic type moments for Matchbox. They have these every once in awhile. It probably isn’t fair to compare Hot Wheels and Matchbox Camaros. Actually, it is fair. … Continue Reading Matchbox doesn’t always do Camaros, but when they do…
Better late than never.
More fun from the Hot Wheels Design IG feed: 🇯🇵✌️ #hotwheelsdreamteam A post shared by HW Diecast Design Squad (@hotwheelsdreamteam) on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:35pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js And not … Continue Reading Can you guess?
I like the BMW i3. I know in some circles that is a blasphemous thing to say, but I think it is pretty cool. It is unique to say the … Continue Reading Whether you like the real car or not, there is no denying the Matchbox BMW i3 is darn cool.
I called @matchboxworld the OG of Mattel IG yesterday, because it is. One day the account appeared, with its “eff it, collectors need to see this stuff” approach, and it has … Continue Reading The sneak peek party on Instagram continues. This time it is Matchbox’s turn.