Would you look at that. Two years ago we had no Hot Wheels Econolines. Now we have two. I just wish Hot Wheels would do something other than JDM. Oh wait. Hot Wheels developed the Econoline for Pop Culture and Car Culture, and it has shown up in both, with a bonus 50th Favorites appearance. … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Hot Wheels Hi-Po Hauler & Ford Econoline Pickup
It has been several years in the making. First, Gas Monkey needed to make it. Then, Hot Wheels needed to replicate it. Now, we need to buy it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuScQdo9tvA
The HWC Exclusive Datsun 240Z finally goes on sale today. After a long wait - this model was previewed last year at the Convention - and a very strange detour, it is finally ready to make its way to collectors. I am fortunate to be able to preview a good number of Hot Wheels HWC/RLC … Continue reading I can’t tell you anything about the Hot Wheels Datsun 240Z HWC Exclusive. But these photos can.
The Hot Wheels Redline Club has been the talk of the collecting world. First, new memberships finally opened, which meant MANY new members were welcomed in. And second, the first big sale of 2018 was the RLC Car Culture Bundle. Things have gone fine for most, but some cracked blisters and assortment mix-ups have caused … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels RLC Original 16 Custom Cougar
It's a hard call. Keep it in its vintage style packaging, packed nicely in a protective box, with the model beautifully nestled inside. Or open it, allowing the spectraflame to shine? It isn't even a contest. Open it. Which I did, and the Custom T-Bird looks amazing. You should do the same when the model … Continue reading The Hot Wheels HWC Original 16 Custom T-Bird goes on sale today. Here is what it will look like if you open it.
Alright you new RLC members, here is your first chance to snag an RLC model. Tomorrow, February 27th, at 9am Pacific Time, the first sale of 2018 will happen, and its a beauty. The Original 16 line continues with an olive green beauty, the Custom T-Bird. The Original 16 are a revisit by Hot Wheels … Continue reading Lamley Preview: Hot Wheels RLC 2018 HWC Original 16 Custom T-Bird
Before I get into the model showcase, let's just cut to the chase. If you haven't done them already, there are a couple of steps you MUST take before the RLC Datsun 510 goes on sale tomorrow. You need to log into your account and update your payment info. When the site was revamped a … Continue reading The Datsun 510 Party continues with tomorrow’s RLC Party. Are you ready?
The HWC website is updated, so it is now time to just get on with it. It's time to buy some cool cars. As Hot Wheels collecting continues to evolve, it seems the RLC has remained somewhat stagnant. Hopefully with the new website and - fingers crossed - no more delays, it can catch up. … Continue reading Everyone needs a hauler in their collection. Hot Wheels is offering up a nice one tomorrow.
Hey weren't we doing this two weeks ago? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqzfG6cEvaE It's Monday evening and another RLC model goes on sale tomorrow. Like it did two weeks ago. And two weeks before that. Not bad. I think I remember times like that as an RLC member. Mix in the shipment of membership Gassers, and RLC is on … Continue reading Lamley Preview: 2017 Hot Wheels HWC Series 14 Real Riders Drag Dairy
It is most certainly what I call an "event model". One of those Hot Wheels models that grabs collector's attention, no matter what they are in to. It really doesn't matter why someone collects - holdover from childhood, a gearhead collecting replicas of favorite cars, a JDM fan riding the Hot Wheels wave - these … Continue reading The Hot Wheels HWC Special Edition Blown Delivery goes on sale tomorrow. Here is a look.