November 5th Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Larry Scaduto…

Ambassador Report November 5th, 2014By: Larry ScadutoIntroductionThis issue has us starting out with the unveiling of a special full size custom built Matchbox Skyjacker Suspensions Ford Bronco from the SEMA show in Las Vegas. This is a replica of the same model that will be a part of the 2015 Mainline singles. A limited number … Continue reading November 5th Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Larry Scaduto…

Just Unveiled: 2015 Matchbox SEMA Edition Ford Bronco in Skyjackers livery…

There is always something diecast-related coming from SEMA, and here is the first:Skyjacker Suspensions and Matchbox unveiled their special collaboration, a 1976 Ford Bronco in Skyjacker and Matchbox livery, in both 1:1 and 1:64 scale.  This photo came from the Official Hot Wheels Instagram feed:And as part of the announcement, Mattel VP of Wheels Felix … Continue reading Just Unveiled: 2015 Matchbox SEMA Edition Ford Bronco in Skyjackers livery…

Wagon Wednesday: Opening an Auto World Ford Country Squire Ultra Red Chase…

We have probably made it clear enough that while we won't be collecting most Auto World models, we are TOTALLY in on the Land Yacht station wagons.Auto World introduced the Chevy Kingswood in green and Ford Country Squire in white several months ago, and they were instantly must-haves:And then recently they released the recolors in … Continue reading Wagon Wednesday: Opening an Auto World Ford Country Squire Ultra Red Chase…

Lamley Awards 2014 Poll: What was the Best Licensed New Model in 2014?

The 2014 Lamley Awards continue...Last week we voted on Best Super TH (the poll is still open), and now we move to a poll that to us is probably the most interesting for the year.What was the Best New Licensed Model for 2014?We went with licensed only, just to keep things a little simple.  Realistically, … Continue reading Lamley Awards 2014 Poll: What was the Best Licensed New Model in 2014?

First Look: 2015 Hot Wheels ’70 Chevy Chevelle SS (and a little chat about spoilers):

Let’s talk about spoilers.  Kevin Spacey IS Keyser Söze!  Bruce Willis is dead himself!  The Titanic sinks!Or…Let’s instead talk about all these metal spoilers popping up on Hot Wheels castings that once had plastic spoilers.It appears that all plastic spoilers are going metal.  We have seen the conversion happen on quite a few models, some that … Continue reading First Look: 2015 Hot Wheels ’70 Chevy Chevelle SS (and a little chat about spoilers):

Hot Wheels November 8th Batch B Kmart Cases are now available online…

Yeah, it may not be the last Kday case, but Kmart has just made the upcoming November 8th Kday cases available online.  For those of you who don't live near a Kmart, or just want to take your chances on your own case, you can get them here:Hot Wheels Basic Car 36-Pack KMART EXCLUSIVEThese cases … Continue reading Hot Wheels November 8th Batch B Kmart Cases are now available online…