Hot Wheels did everything right with the new ’95 Mazda RX-7

The title of this blog post could be the title for several Hot Wheels showcases this year.  2017 has been a good year.  There are quite a few New Models introduced this year to be excited about, from racing Porsches and Ford GT's to a pair of killer veedubs to some modified Datsuns.  Reviewing all … Continue reading Hot Wheels did everything right with the new ’95 Mazda RX-7

So what about these? 2017 Matchbox Sonoran Shredder & Snow Thrasher…

Matchbox and generics is a touchy subject.  For the most part, collectors don't like them.  Or at least that is how it sounds.It is a bit odd that Matchbox gets a lot of guff for their generics, when Hot Wheels produces quite a few more, and way more outlandish.  But it speaks to what collectors … Continue reading So what about these? 2017 Matchbox Sonoran Shredder & Snow Thrasher…

Prepare for a pair of killer Corvettes from Hot Wheels…

So what's your thing?  Old Corvettes?  Old OLD Corvettes?  New Corvettes?You gotta have a Corvette thing.  I might be that you hate all Corvettes.  But if that is your thing then that is kind of lame.  I thought that was my thing for awhile.  But now I no better.  Corvettes are cool.I remember as a … Continue reading Prepare for a pair of killer Corvettes from Hot Wheels…

Here is your first look at the 2017 Matchbox Subaru Impreza WRX STI Police…

Matchbox has thrown another little holiday preview our way, this time in the form of the brand new for 2017 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Police.It might seem odd to have another Impreza Police this soon after Matchbox did an older version a few years ago, but in my view the more they do these models … Continue reading Here is your first look at the 2017 Matchbox Subaru Impreza WRX STI Police…

The Volkswagen Käfer Racer continues the tradition of Wicked Hot Wheels VWs…

The Hot Wheels C Case isn't going to cause any riots.  The Super isn't a mind-blower, and it isn't as loaded with good stuff compared to other batches.(Actually I take that back.  If you count the Target-exclusive Gasser as part of the C Case, there might be riots.  That has been gobbled up as soon … Continue reading The Volkswagen Käfer Racer continues the tradition of Wicked Hot Wheels VWs…

2016 Lamley Awards: What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels Licensed New Model of 2016?

(PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU VOTE.)You have voted on what you thought was the Best Hot Wheels New Model of 2016, so now it is what I consider the toughest poll I do for the Lamley Awards.What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Licensed New Model of 2016?I don't go with "Worst" for this poll.  I think picking … Continue reading 2016 Lamley Awards: What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels Licensed New Model of 2016?

2016 Lamley Awards: What was the Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model of 2016?

The 2016 Lamley Awards continue...You have now voted on Best and Worst Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt, and now we move onto a topic that I have been looking forward to watching. What was the Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model in 2016?A loaded question, and I think a very tough one to answer.  There … Continue reading 2016 Lamley Awards: What was the Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model of 2016?

Matchbox goes current in 2017 with the BMW i3 and Chevy Camaro Convertible…

So when you are looking at what is coming in a given year from Matchbox, there are always a few slots to fill.There has to be a firetruck.  There has to be a classic police car.  And maybe a current police car.  There is of course a construction vehicle.  These days an off-road vehicle.  A … Continue reading Matchbox goes current in 2017 with the BMW i3 and Chevy Camaro Convertible…