I can't promise that I'll eventually stop writing about Hot Wheels Car Culture Silhouettes. These are too good. Silhouettes is to me easily one of the best Car Culture mixes in its three-year history. Two new models, two others that have never been in Car Culture, and all sporting real racing liveries or "tributes". It … Continue reading The liveries on all five Hot Wheels Car Culture Silhouettes are based on real cars. Here is a look:
This was a surprise, for several reasons. For one, everything I heard was that the latest mix from Car Culture, Silhouettes, was going to drop in May. It is definitely not May. Second, when word did get out that they were hitting around here, I figured it would be hard to get my hands on … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Car Culture Silhouettes
As you read this - provided it is Saturday Night and the Finale just happened - folks have just seen Mattel's Sneak Peek Presentation and have now made their way up the front of the ballroom to see the goodies brought to preview. Mattel brought a variety of items, in various forms of completion, form … Continue reading Team Transport! RLC R34! Chiron! Your first look at the Sneak Peeks Hot Wheels brought to Nationals
Do you know when I think BRE has been overplayed? When I see plans for whole BRE lines, or when I see crazy prices for items signed by Peter Brock, John Morton, and others. Do you know when I don't think BRE has been overplayed? When Hot Wheels releases a Team Transport BRE set, and … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Team Transport Mix 3. You know, the BRE one.
When I first posted that I had the new Hot Wheels Open Track to feature, I saw a couple of comments saying that Car Culture was getting a little tired. It was only a couple, but that surprised me. We all like what we like, but Car Culture is in no way tired. In fact, … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels Car Culture Open Track
Two texts. The first a startled big eye emoji. The second, a photo of Hot Wheels latest Team Transport set, a Sukura Sprinter and C10 Skyline bearing the logo of JDM Legends. Eric and Josh at JDM Legends had just gotten a few samples, and those two texts had me there in minutes. Any reason … Continue reading Opening the latest Hot Wheels Team Transport with JDM Legends
In case you missed it, the upcoming Nissan Skyline R32 - already causing a stir in the new Premium Fast & Furious line - is set to hit soon in Car Culture. Hot Wheels Marketing Manager Jimmy Liu gave us a sneak while he was meandering about in London over the holidays: https://www.instagram.com/p/Br_ZyoAAMgy/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link It'll be … Continue reading Sneak: Here is the HW Car Culture Nissan Skyline R32
Let's get this show rolling once again for 2019. Hot Wheels Car Culture miraculously is entering is fourth year in existence. For you long-term collectors, you know what a rarity it is for a premium line to last that long. Pop Culture and Replica Entertainment continue to fill their respective niches, but Car Culture has … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels Car Culture 2019 Mix A Gulf
The first batch of Car Culture for 2019 is here. Gulf has arrived, and it is available now at Wheel Collectors at this link: Hot Wheels Car Culture Gulf at Wheel Collectors I will talk more about this set when I feature it shortly, but it is an excellent mix of models. Muscle, Euro, JDM, … Continue reading Hot Wheels 2019 Car Culture Gulf is now available at Wheel Collectors
Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Whatever your tradition, I hope it is a wonderful day. If you want to do something diecast-related on what I hope is a cozy day, watch this video, and vote on the poll below. With the release of Drag Strip Demons, Hot Wheels has closed the books on its third year of … Continue reading Hot Wheels Car Culture is 3 years old. What are your Top 3 Mixes?