First Look: 2014 Hot Wheels Chevy Corvette Stingray & Camaro ZL1 Concept…

Batch H just is just hitting Walmarts this week, and we have been procrastinating our First Looks.  News has been running rampant and we seem to be falling behind a bit.  But there are some great-looking models in this batch and they deserve some attention.So we will combine the two Chevys into one post, and … Continue reading First Look: 2014 Hot Wheels Chevy Corvette Stingray & Camaro ZL1 Concept…

Lamley News: Is Snoopy charging towards the Hot Wheels pegs in Batch J?

How is this for an interesting model?  This image has been making the rounds, along with the other models from Hot Wheels Batch J, and while we at Lamley are interested in some others, one image brought out the most curiosity.A few batches removed from the surprise that was the Homer, could it be that … Continue reading Lamley News: Is Snoopy charging towards the Hot Wheels pegs in Batch J?

Just Unveiled: The licensed, but still kid-aimed, Hot Wheels Custom El Camino Treasure Hunt…

We teased this tidbit yesterday, and most of you were able to figure out what it was.  And it appears a lot of you are excited to see it as well.  We agree, this is a good-looking model.Hot Wheels appears to be taking a small break from fantasy Regular Treasure Hunts with the upcoming Custom … Continue reading Just Unveiled: The licensed, but still kid-aimed, Hot Wheels Custom El Camino Treasure Hunt…

Cool is Cool is Cool: The two new station wagons from Auto World, the ’69 Chevy Kingswood Estate & ’64 Ford Country Squire…

This is our first post ever on an Auto World model.Over here at Lamley we look at Auto World in much the same way we look at Johnny Lightning and Greenlight.  Some great models, and surely excellent quality, but a lot of the same.  We understand to survive as a collector-aimed diecast company here in … Continue reading Cool is Cool is Cool: The two new station wagons from Auto World, the ’69 Chevy Kingswood Estate & ’64 Ford Country Squire…

Just Unveiled: Hot Wheels ’76 Greenwood Corvette Super TH on the card…

It will be very hard to beat the Greenwood Corvette for our favorite Super this year.  The casting is already a Top 5 casting for me, and I adore the 70's stylings of this 2014 version.  It is full of browns and golds and yellows and it looks great.Well a few have appeared on ebay, … Continue reading Just Unveiled: Hot Wheels ’76 Greenwood Corvette Super TH on the card…

March 31st Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Nigel Cooper…

Ambassador Report 32INTRODUCTIONMarcel Colijn sent me a photo of the latest Toys R Us display. This appears to be a regular event in this chain store though I believe that other stores may do the same thing. How things have changed over the years. I think that Matchbox models and boxes always look best in … Continue reading March 31st Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Nigel Cooper…

Lamley News: The latest Regular TH has been unveiled, and it might finally be a licensed car…

As we have said for the last year, Super TH's are for collectors, Regular TH's are for kids.  That is why we have seen almost all fantasy castings as reg TH's this year.So for those of you that still are frustrated about the lack of real car castings in the Regular TH line, your prayers … Continue reading Lamley News: The latest Regular TH has been unveiled, and it might finally be a licensed car…

As is the Custom: Our faves for the week ending March 29, 2014…

Sorry for the tardiness.  Lots of submissions to filter through.  Thanks to everyone who sends in their work, and please understand that we don't show all.  If you haven't seen your work here, keep working and submitting.  That time may come.Thanks and enjoy...Daniel HewMass Putra@coecoet - Instagram@PapiChuloCustoms - Instagram@PANTONE_J - InstagramLeo's Trash CarsAlfred Lam HcJoel … Continue reading As is the Custom: Our faves for the week ending March 29, 2014…

My Holy Grail, the Matchbox Motor Trend 1964 ½ Mustang Soft Top, by Rob Zurburg…

We love stories like this.Our good friend and Matchbox collector Rob Zurburg finally ended his 14-year search for his holy grail with a lucky ebay find a couple of weeks ago.  We asked him to share the story.And remember, if any of you have a similar story and want to share, please email us at … Continue reading My Holy Grail, the Matchbox Motor Trend 1964 ½ Mustang Soft Top, by Rob Zurburg…

First Look: Hot Wheels Cool Classics Honda CR-X (and a special Lamley Deal of the Week)…

After several months and ignored batches, Hot Wheels Cool Classics have finally gotten interesting.  Sure, we liked some of the classics and muscle cars released for Cool Classics, but a little more variety has all of a sudden seeped in. And for we JDM fans, there is a lot to like.  It started with the … Continue reading First Look: Hot Wheels Cool Classics Honda CR-X (and a special Lamley Deal of the Week)…