The BMW 1M is a Matchbox all-timer for me. I love the casting, love the car, and its first release represents a special time for me as Matchbox Ambassador. I own a prepro that I won at auction at the Gathering, and it remains one of my prized possessions in my collection. So it was … Continue reading Opening the two latest Matchbox 9-packs, checking out the Coronet Police, and walking through the BMW 1M
I got a text early this morning from my friend Ace telling me to check out one of his local Walmarts if I had the chance. I was going to be in that are today so I went and looked. I am glad I did. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhGP9w8_faM Two new 9-packs, both of interest. The first I … Continue reading The BMW 1M returns in the latest batch of Matchbox 9-packs
A double dose from the Lamley Extras YouTube Channel: After opening and featuring the BMW X5 Multipack Exclusive, it became obvious I should showcase the M5 Police as well. I think it is obvious why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMLcV_q8rVo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9KfvEuAdUg
My guess is a lot of you have seen this pack in stores: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR8BU3Vaseg I have always been a fan of the Matchbox BMW X5, which has two versions: Police/Emergency and stock. I like both, but the police version takes the cake. Matchbox has released only a few over the years, but with their Euro-centric … Continue reading The Matchbox BMW X5 9-pack exclusive is the latest to join a very cool emergency family.
There are some icons that every collector needs. Sure, collect what you want, blah blah blah, but if you are more into replicas of little cars than hunting chases, there are a few cars you have to have. The list can get long, but it goes from certain Camaros to Mustangs to Corvettes to Skylines … Continue reading Collecting the BMW 2002: Hot Wheels, Kyosho, and soon…
#lamleydaily - May 2, 2018 Model: Matchbox BMW i8 Line: 2018 Matchbox Mainline Where to get it: Hitting stores this summer. Why it will be in the collection: Here is the (essentially) finished Matchbox BMW i8. Somewhat expected after the release of the i3, but exciting nonetheless. From what I understand, the BMW i8 has … Continue reading Lamley Daily: 2018 Matchbox BMW i8
It was definitely a crowd-pleaser when it was announced last July. When the Matchbox Team unveiled its plans for 2018 at last year's Gathering of Friends Convention, there was a lot to get excited about. The BMW i8 was in the middle of it all. First off, after Matchbox debuted the i3 in 2017, the … Continue reading Here is how the Matchbox BMW i8 is coming along.
If I could have any car - real car, not toy car - what would it be? I get asked that a lot. Many times by you diecast nerds, but also by a lot of non-diecast nerds who know I am a diecast nerd. And in all honesty I have no idea. I know what … Continue reading Battle of the Baby Bimmers: Hot Wheels BMW M2 vs Matchbox BMW 1M
Going back to the Matchbox Golden Age for today's Saturday Showcase: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBMSqYHgqGk
#lamleydaily - November 20, 2017 Model: Hot Wheels BMW M1 Procar Line: 2017 Car Culture Cars & Donuts Where to get it: Coming soon Why it (will be) in the collection: Cars & Donuts is the first Car Culture line to debut two new castings. We have seen a completely new casting released with a … Continue reading Lamley Daily (Preview Edition): 2017 Hot Wheels Car Culture Cars & Donuts BMW M1 Procar