You may have heard the rumblings that started over the weekend. Hot Wheels had one more trick up their sleeves in what has already been the year of the '55 Gasser. After a 5-pack, Amazon pack, two Convention models, two 50th Faves, a Drag Strip Demon, and a mail-in, there was one more. And it … Continue reading What the heck is this Hot Wheels ’55 Gasser, and how has it passed the Candy Striper in value??
Collector Matt Slycord dropped this on Instagram today: https://www.instagram.com/p/BpCrYyOBbmQ/?taken-by=slyman_92 https://www.instagram.com/p/BpDkLB7Bz2f/?taken-by=slyman_92 There it is, the beautiful Kroger Exclusive '55 Gasser from the Hot Wheels 50th Favorites line. Found at...Publix. This might happen, especially on a model that was supposed to be a Toys R Us exclusive, but for obvious reasons was moved last minute. I assume … Continue reading Time to start looking for the Hot Wheels 50th Fave ’55 Gasser Kroger Exclusive
5 years of the '55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser. Brendon Vetuskey's casting made its debut in 2013, and in the five years since, the Bel Air has established itself as one of the premiere Hot Wheels castings. There are castings I call "Event Models". Those that make a splash wherever and whenever they are released. … Continue reading Goin’ full Gasser: Here is every ’55 Bel Air Gasser released by Hot Wheels since 2013. Guess how many?
Hot Wheels has released a plethora of models commemorating its 50th year. None of them compare this precious pair, which completes itself tonight at the Hot Wheels Convention Finale: The gold was released as the Finale model at HW Nationals in Dallas back in April. Its twin, with the colors completely reversed, is the Finale … Continue reading The Hot Wheels ’55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser Convention Finale Exclusive completes a beautiful 50th Anniversary Pair
The new 50th Faves are all over Instagram, whether the finds have been from Target or Walmart. VW Drag Bus, '55 Bel Air Gasser, Dodge Li'l Red Express, '69 Camaro, and the best of the bunch, the '65 Ford Galaxie. I am still looking for the full batch myself, although I did snag the Gulf … Continue reading The second batch of Hot Wheels 50th Favorites is – and will be – hitting in droves. And the Kroger Exclusive is coming.
If you haven't seen the latest sneaks from the Hot Wheels Design Team, aka the @hotwheelsdreamteam, be warned that they are a bit gassy. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk3HWAYn2Ne/?taken-by=hotwheelsdreamteam https://www.instagram.com/p/BlBcGd7HzgS/?taken-by=hotwheelsdreamteam Two from the upcoming Car Culture Dragstrip Demons line, and two from the 50th Favorites line. It is nice to see the TRU Exclusive has been reassigned to Kroger. … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Dream Team has been showing off, Gasser style.
#lamleydaily - April 20th, 2018 Model: Hot Wheels '66 Chevy Super Nova Line: RLC Series 11 Real Riders Where to get it: eBay has a few Why it's in the collection: For one, it is one of the most photogenic models Hot Wheels has ever done. Designed by Larry Wood, and debuting in mirrored gunmetal … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels RLC Real Riders ’66 Super Nova
I've decided to move from only hyping JDM to only hyping Gassers. At least for this minute. Don't expect anything but Gassers here on Lamley from here on out. Until the next post, but still. Lamley only hypes Gassers. They knock my socks off. And since I do, you can imagine how excited I was … Continue reading Lamley only hypes Gassers, so here is the Mercury Comet Cyclone from the RLC set
Right out of the gate, I get the argument on the Pass'n Gasser. It is based on a '37 Ford, and I should have probably given it some love here, but I have always considered it unlicensed. I might be wrong. But when you look at the '55 Bel Air, Supernova, and Mercury Cyclone Gassers, … Continue reading Why you should collect all the Hot Wheels (licensed) Gassers (and A/FX).
The Kmart Collector Day has evolved. That goes without saying. In the 10 years I have lived in Utah, things have changed quite a bit. A few years ago I could have spent an entire Saturday hitting Kmarts in the Salt Lake City area alone, then hit a few rural Kmarts in my travels the … Continue reading Folks keep asking why the online Hot Wheels Kmart cases keep selling out. This is why: