The Hot Wheels Street Tuners Nissan Silvia S15 is one of those models future collectors will be pining for.

You kind of know what they are when they hit. Might be a fun feature too. Those models that one day will the models that future collectors are sad they missed. I am not talking about the models that were once pegwarmers but are now popular, like the Datsun 510. I am talking about the … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Street Tuners Nissan Silvia S15 is one of those models future collectors will be pining for.

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Matchbox unveils the last mix of 2019. It’s loaded.

Matchbox dropped this on Instagram today: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1xOymmpedZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link That is the final mix of the year, due this fall. As is the case now, all Matchbox mixes from now on will be unique, meaning no holdovers from previous mixes. That allows for the space between mixes to be longer, meaning you have a better chance to … Continue reading Matchbox unveils the last mix of 2019. It’s loaded.

Showcase: Greenlight Limited Edition Midnight Drags 1989 Ford Mustang 5.0

I don't show a lot of Greenlight here, not because I don't like it as many have asked, but because I don't collect a lot of them. I do collect these Foxbody Mustangs however. LBE Exclusives has collaborated with Greenlight for several 3-car Foxbody sets, all of which were made available at SURPLUSgoodies, a Lamley … Continue reading Showcase: Greenlight Limited Edition Midnight Drags 1989 Ford Mustang 5.0

Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 P Case

This happens. 2019 is coming to a close in the Hot Wheels basic world, and Mattel just dropped the last two cases simultaneously. That meant an all-nighter for our friends at Wheel Collectors, sorting through two cases and getting them listed. Yet they still care about the Lamley Readers, and photographed the case contents of … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 P Case

The incredible Greenlight Midnight Drags Foxbody Mustangs hobby exclusives are out, and SURPLUSgoodies has them.

A feature is coming once I have these in hand, but I wanted to give Lamley Readers the heads up on these beforehand. SURPLUSgoodies has the new Midnight Drags set of 3 Mustangs in stock now, and they are fantastic: Greenlight Midnight Drags Mustangs at SURPLUSgoodies I showed prototypes of these a few months ago, … Continue reading The incredible Greenlight Midnight Drags Foxbody Mustangs hobby exclusives are out, and SURPLUSgoodies has them.

Hopefully Hot Wheels doesn’t mess with the Bugatti Chiron deco in future releases. There are too many cool versions to do.

The standard seems to be this: Hot Wheels creates the first release of a basic licensed New Model in a stock or stock-like deco. There is a good chance a recolor is done in the same way. But after that, releases could be in all kinds of made up graphics. Custom stripes for example. Mixing … Continue reading Hopefully Hot Wheels doesn’t mess with the Bugatti Chiron deco in future releases. There are too many cool versions to do.

Hot Wheels RLC Chameleon 240Z: You need to order it. You need to open it.

Today, 9am Pacific, another RLC frenzy ignites. The Hot Wheels Redline Club really has been nothing but fire this year, and now it changes color. If you are an RLC member, you don't need me to tell you to be on your computer, phone, tablet, abacus, etch-a-sketch, or whatever you use to order models this … Continue reading Hot Wheels RLC Chameleon 240Z: You need to order it. You need to open it.