I remember hanging out in the back of the ballroom at the Hot Wheels Convention Finale in Lexington, Kentucky in 2015. Robert Knox from Hot Wheels marketing was up front … Continue Reading The 2015 ’96 Nissan 180SX Type X is one of the best model debuts Hot Wheels has ever done. The 2018 Advan release finally comes close to it.
The Lamley Awards are approaching. Later this month the voting will start, and there is a lot figure out. Best HW New Model, Best MB New Model, Model of the … Continue Reading The Hot Wheels Nissan Fairlady Z is one heckuva Super Treasure Hunt.
I think we all go into every diecast year wondering if this one will be the best yet. At least I hope we do. I think optimism is an integral … Continue Reading If the 2018 A Case is any indication, Hot Wheels’ 50th year is going to be its most Japanese yet.
Brand after brand after brand continues to embrace the GT-R. Maybe one day I will be sick of them. I’m not yet. So here is another of MANY GT-R features … Continue Reading Still not sick of the Nissan GT-R, part 243: The gunmetal grey Hot Wheels R35.
Don’t say it. DON’T SAY IT!! This is not Lamley Hype. This is not JDM Hype. This is not a diecast manufacturer just trying to tap into the JDM buzz. … Continue Reading M2 Machines goes JDM with the new Auto-Japan Walmart Exclusives. Here is a preview.
#lamleydaily – July 22, 2017 Model: Matchbox ’71 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-X Line: 2017 Matchbox Gathering of Friends Dinner Exclusive (1 of 75 early registrant variant) Where to get it: Here … Continue Reading The Lamley Daily: 2017 Matchbox ’71 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-X Gathering of Friends Dinner Exclusive (1 of 75)
Yeah, I can totally get behind more Nissan GT-R’s from Tomica Limited Vintage, especially when they are all a little different. And these three in the July release are most … Continue Reading The new 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo and the July release from Tomica Limited Vintage is now out at Japan Booster
I don’t blame any 1/64 collector who is a bit tired of the Nissan GT-R. For the last few years it has been everywhere. The first US batch of Majorette … Continue Reading This is the era of Nissan GT-R 1/64 overload. And the new Hot Wheels version tells me I am not sick of it one bit.
#lamleydaily – July 5, 2017 Model: Kyosho Nismo Original Motel Autech GT-R (#1 SUPER GT 2016 Rd.1 Okayama Winner) Line: Kyosho Nismo Originals Where to get it: Kyosho 1/64 Nismo Originals … Continue Reading The Lamley Daily: Kyosho Nismo Original Motul Autech GT-R (#1 SUPER GT 2016 Rd.1 Okayama Winner)
Just a heads up that Kyosho has announced the release of its Nissan GT-R set will be late September, and Tomica Limited Vintage has unveiled its October Release. And they … Continue Reading Tomica Limited Vintage announces a second Nissan Atlas Safety Loader. It would be smart to order it now.
And that is about all that these models have in common. That JDM tag can create a frenzy, and the upcoming Datsun 510 and Nissan Junior from Matchbox will definitely … Continue Reading It’s a double dose of JDM at Matchbox this year with the Nissan Junior Pickup joining the Datsun 510
I really don’t care if there are too many GT-R’s in 1:64. I have yet to get sick of them. I certainly don’t collect all of them. In fact, I … Continue Reading The brilliant orange of the Tomica Limited Vintage 2017 Nissan GT-R
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.
Japan Booster Auctions It’s the little things. I’m a diecast nerd. I started Lamley as a place to post photographs of 1/64 diecast cars, and I sure as shit enjoy … Continue Reading Hot Works Racing Factory is Rad.
Jun just dropped this on his Instagram: Our master chef @hotwheels_ryu knows how to cook a mean godzilla #hotwheels #hotwheelsdreamteam #gtr A post shared by Jun Imai (@kaidohouse) on Mar … Continue Reading Sick of the Nissan GT-R? Hot Wheels’ 2017 GT-R might change your mind.
Time to head over to JapanBooster.com again. The July Assortment Presale has begun. To refresh your memory, Japan Booster has begun presales for upcoming TLV assortments, so collectors can ensure … Continue Reading The 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo and the rest of the July assortment from Tomica Limited Vintage is available to order from Japan Booster.