Just Unveiled: The Hot Wheels Porsche 911 GT3 RS returns to the mainline in 2015…

Nothing wrong with a Porsche in the Hot Wheels Mainline.  (Unless it is that horrid Boxster, as longtime readers of the blog can attest.)While the 993 and 934 castings are the cream of the HW Porsche crop, in my opinion the GT3 RS is the best of the current car castings.  So when images of … Continue reading Just Unveiled: The Hot Wheels Porsche 911 GT3 RS returns to the mainline in 2015…

October 22nd Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Larry Scaduto…

Ambassador’s Report October 22nd, 2014IntroductionWow!!!! The end of October is near and with fall in full swing here in Illinois, winter cannot be far behind. So not looking forward to the snow & cold!! But with the end of October that now brings us to Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course Christmas. First up in this … Continue reading October 22nd Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Larry Scaduto…

From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection, Wagon Wednesday Edition: TLV Prince Skyway…

The best of both worlds, Wagon Wednesday and the TLV Collection. There are quite a few Wagons in the Tomica Limited Vintage lineup, and we are pursuing all of them.  For today, we thought we would go way back to the Skyway.Skyway.  Hmmmmm, sounds a lot like Skyline, doesn't it?  And there is a reason. … Continue reading From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection, Wagon Wednesday Edition: TLV Prince Skyway…

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

Are there any Hot Wheels collectors here who don't like opening a case?  For most of us that doesn't happen often.  Kmart seems to the place where most of us have the best chance, and there is that rare moment when you walk in a store and a sealed case is waiting for you to … Continue reading Lamley Case Report: Opening a Hot Wheels 2015 International B Case…

Surprise!! Hot Wheels 2015 Batch B is now out at Wheel Collectors…

Just a quick heads up that Wheel Collectors just received a shipment of Hot Wheels 2015 Batch B.Just in time too, as the crew from Overland Park is off to cheer on their Kansas City Royals, but they were able to get them all listed, including this batch's Super TH, the Rrroadster.  (It's growing on … Continue reading Surprise!! Hot Wheels 2015 Batch B is now out at Wheel Collectors…

Ferrari Racers: The Hot Wheels’ predecessor to the Speed Machines…

We got a lot of feedback on last week's feature on the defunct Hot Wheels Speed Machines line.  The consensus was that this line would be very popular today, the comolds look awesome, and that Hot Wheels should do something along these lines again.We agree.The Speed Machines was a tremendous line, and the cars seem … Continue reading Ferrari Racers: The Hot Wheels’ predecessor to the Speed Machines…

From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection: LV-86a Porsche 911S -1967…

Ok I am going to get a bit addicted to these "From the Lamley TLV Collection".  It might be a personal indulgence, but shooting photos of these beauties is a joy.  So whether you like TLV or not, you are going to see a lot more TLV. And as it is with these posts, little … Continue reading From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection: LV-86a Porsche 911S -1967…

A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

I was scolded yesterday by my Lamley partner.Among some normal email correspondence with David Tilley, the UK-based Matchbox-only side of the Lamley Group, I got this:BTW I saw that blog you did on a model in a blister.  Wuss!  A 5,000 piece run should be opened.  There are loads more.  Now get on with opening … Continue reading A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

As is the Custom: Our faves for the weeks ending October 18, 2014…

Before we start, we need to send out a hearty congratulations to Luke Baumstark, aka @lukeshotwheels on Instagram, who was featured on Speedhunters this week.  Well deserved for a very talented artist who we have enjoyed featuring here in the past.And to the other customs that caught our attention, follow the link below:@Bjorn_Ready - InstagramMichael AlbertoRikmun … Continue reading As is the Custom: Our faves for the weeks ending October 18, 2014…

Lamley has 11 more Matchbox Leipzig Exclusive BMW M1’s available, and here is why you need one…

We got a surprise package in the mail this week. The MOYShop store in Germany, which commissioned the Matchbox BMW M1 in racing livery, sent us 11 more models to make available to Lamley readers.  We are offering them for $35 plus shipping at cost. As before, we will do it on a first come/first … Continue reading Lamley has 11 more Matchbox Leipzig Exclusive BMW M1’s available, and here is why you need one…