I say "Schuco", many of you European collectors know what I am talking about, as will many of the more hardcore collectors in the US. Schuco delves into several diecast scales, and does a damn good job at all of them. For our purposes, 1/64 is where to focus. And it is a good thing, … Continue reading Schuco 1/64 is coming to the US. Here is a look.
My guess is a few of you are already have the track. Since the word spread this morning that Hot Wheels id had arrived, there has been a lot of action. Many of you went right to the event in Southern California, other went right to their local Apple Store. Since I made the preview … Continue reading You have seen the Hot Wheels id Cars, now here is the Smart Track.
It debuts today, available now at Apple Stores all over the US. It's Hot Wheels id, and it is a major step forward for the world's most popular toy. Mattel gave me a chance to preview the new cars and Smart Track. Here is Part 1: https://youtu.be/f_-EbfWA2hg
Hot Wheels dropped this on their IG account today: https://www.instagram.com/p/ByqJU6MAa70/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The Gumball 3000 Road Rally is underway, and it is no surprise that Hot Wheels is involved. And it is also no surprise that they are doing a special model. They don't make it clear what they are doing with this, but my guess is … Continue reading Check out this Hot Wheels Gumball 3000 Lamborghini Aventador
It has arrived! Hot Wheels' follow up to last year's 50th Black & Gold set, called Satin & Chrome, is here and Wheel Collectors has it: Hot Wheels Satin & Chrome at Wheel Collectors The set is very similar to last year's group, with cool card art and a mix of signature and unique castings. … Continue reading Hot Wheels Satin & Chrome is now available at Wheel Collectors
Head over to Japan Booster now, if you didn't preorder, and grab yourself the latest Tomica Limited Vintage: TLV at Japan Booster The June Release is here, and runs the gamut of why we nerd out for TLV. Two Nissan GT-R, including a Police version, the Isuzu Elf vacuum car, and the Nissan Gloria Gran … Continue reading The June Release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out at Japan Booster, including the GT-R Police
Lamley and JDM. In the diecast world we have appeared to go hand in hand. That has been a little inaccurate, as I like to feature a lot of different cars, but it seems Lamley's existence has coincided with the surge of interest in Japanese cars in both the 1:1 and 1:64 worlds. I'm just … Continue reading An early look at the upcoming 2020 Car Culture Nissan Silvia CSP311 with the guys at JDM Legends
The Matchbox Team dropped this on Instagram yesterday: https://www.instagram.com/p/BykwPbjpqg6/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Those are, as the Team said, the upcoming Gold Superfast 50th Anniversary models, and they will be exclusive to Target stores. Think Sapphire Gems of last year, now gold. Calling these Chase models isn't entirely accurate, as they will not be random, but like Walmart Zamacs … Continue reading The Matchbox Gold Superfast “Chase” Models are coming to Target. We just got our first look.
Coming to a Kroger near you. That means, Ralph's, Food4Less, Smith's, City Market, Fry's, and a whole lot of others. Matchbox indulged its sweet tooth and went full candy for this Kroger set, and they sent me a set to preview. A nice mix of licensed models, packaged in some cool car art. Here is … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox Kroger-Exclusive Candy Series
The next batch of Car Culture Team Transport is on its way. Three sets, one a repeat - the Black Hole Gasser, which has been hard to find anyway - and a duo of supercool licensed cars. Mattel sent the mix over and I posted the preview last night. Photos coming? Yes, photos coming. https://youtu.be/r_4Rxvpg7vU