Vantastic! The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Toyota TownAce and Daihatsu Delta Wide Vans…

Everyone loves vans, right?If you don't, you should.  We don't need to get specific, as obviously minivans get a bad (and in most cases deserved) rap, but for the most part vans are cool.  Just like wagons are cool.  We are hoping that companies like Greenlight and Auto World see how successful their trailers and … Continue reading Vantastic! The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Toyota TownAce and Daihatsu Delta Wide Vans…

First Look: Tomica Limited Vintage 1955 Toyopet Crown…

Those of us here in the US may not be familiar with the Toyota Crown.  But you probably should be.Toyota/Toyopet has been producing the Crown since 1955, and if you need any evidence of the Crown's flagship status, just look up what the words "Camry", "Corolla", "Corona", and "Scepter" mean.  (Little crown, chaplet, "crown" in … Continue reading First Look: Tomica Limited Vintage 1955 Toyopet Crown…

When the Mainline outshines the Super: The 2015 Hot Wheels Ferrari 599XX…

This Ferrari is just a tad significant, isn't it?Mattel won't confirm one way or the other, but there is a lot pointing to the fact that we won't see a Hot Wheels Ferrari for awhile.  The obvious hint?  This 599XX is the last Ferrari in the 2015 Hot Wheels mainline, and only the second after … Continue reading When the Mainline outshines the Super: The 2015 Hot Wheels Ferrari 599XX…

Lamley (Super Late) Case Report: Opening a 2015 Hot Wheels US C Case…

We get them, so we will show them, even if it is late by collector standards.When we started doing case reports, we noticed that there was always a difference, sometimes large, sometimes small, between the International and US cases.  So we thought we would show both.International cases are what you see early, just as the … Continue reading Lamley (Super Late) Case Report: Opening a 2015 Hot Wheels US C Case…

The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: The final tally…

It is finally over.  The 2014 Super TH Experiment, where I try and find all fifteen 2014 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunts in random daytime store visits during my normal day-to-day.The one detail in my day-to-day: I travel all around, in both urban and rural areas.  And if I have a minute, or have something … Continue reading The Great Super TH Experiment of 2014: The final tally…

Lamley Case Report: Opening a Hot Wheels 2015 International D Case…

Yesterday we promised that we would post our choices for the 2014 Lamley Awards today.  That was before we decided to leave Tucson, Arizona this morning and drive all the way to Salt Lake City, Utah.  Our Lamley Award post isn't complete, and frankly after being in the car all day it doesn't seem that … Continue reading Lamley Case Report: Opening a Hot Wheels 2015 International D Case…