A week of finds: Started weak, ended $uper strong.

I think it is pretty obvious I don't have the luck I used to have. Maybe more collectors in these here parts, definitely a large decrease in store visits, and who knows whatever else. I will always enjoy the random Hot Wheels Super TH find. A few years ago I did the Super TH Challenge, … Continue reading A week of finds: Started weak, ended $uper strong.

Hot Wheels Behemoth: Replica Entertainment ’75 Kenworth W900

There are a few Hot Wheels Behemoths. They aren't officially called "behemoths", but the word fits. Hot Wheels are in the 1/64 range, but aren't exactly to scale. Sometimes a Mini Cooper can be as big as a full-size pickup, because of packaging and weight limitations. And considering the production cost of each model is … Continue reading Hot Wheels Behemoth: Replica Entertainment ’75 Kenworth W900

Showcase: Hot Wheels Fast & Furious Premium Mix 1, Fast Imports

Yes, they are all over the place right now. And yes, they are deservedly getting gobbled up. And yes, I gobbled up a set myself when I finally found it at Walmart. And finally, yes, I opened them up as soon as I got home and compared them to previous FnF and HW releases. Oh, … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Fast & Furious Premium Mix 1, Fast Imports

A new Hot Wheels Datsun 510, but not a new Hot Wheels Datsun 510.

Have you found one yet? The Datsun 510 has returned to the Hot Wheels basic range after it's long sabbatical exploring the world of Hot Wheels Premium. Only something is different. It's been rebuilt for basic, and that is reason enough to do another run-through of it's now rich Hot Wheels history. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWmBb1AF6-o

Try not to drool while watching this video celebrating Tomica Limited Vintage’s 15th Anniversary

Tomytec released this video on their YouTube Channel in late December, and I thought I would share. I have said, and will continue to say, that there is nothing like TLV. They are expensive, but worth it. You don't need to have a lot either, just pony up for the replicas that you really want. … Continue reading Try not to drool while watching this video celebrating Tomica Limited Vintage’s 15th Anniversary

Digging into the MASSIVE Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Master Set

If you ordered the Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Master Set from HWC last month, let me guess your first impression when it arrived: "Damn, this thing is big." That was mine. Mattel sent me a set to preview, and the first thing I had to do to even consider showcasing it was to make space … Continue reading Digging into the MASSIVE Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Master Set

Sneak: Here is the 2019 Hot Wheels Chevy Nova Wagon Gasser

The Hot Wheels Gasser family adds at least two new members this year. One in the RLC and one in basic. Hot Wheels unveiled the completed Nova Wagon this last week: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsdvSIvj8S6/ There is no doubt this one will mega-popular, and who wants to guess how long before we see this one as a Super … Continue reading Sneak: Here is the 2019 Hot Wheels Chevy Nova Wagon Gasser

Sneak: Here is the HW Car Culture Nissan Skyline R32

In case you missed it, the upcoming Nissan Skyline R32 - already causing a stir in the new Premium Fast & Furious line - is set to hit soon in Car Culture. Hot Wheels Marketing Manager Jimmy Liu gave us a sneak while he was meandering about in London over the holidays: https://www.instagram.com/p/Br_ZyoAAMgy/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link It'll be … Continue reading Sneak: Here is the HW Car Culture Nissan Skyline R32