Announcing the Kaido House x Lamley Group LAX Event at next month’s Hot Wheels Convention. Here is how to attend.

UPDATE: LAX is SOLD OUT.  We have a list of ticket holders and emails will be going out in the next day or so with details.  Be sure to check the email you used for payment. I am pleased to announce the first Kaido House x Lamley Group LAX Diecast Event, happening Friday, October 4th … Continue reading Announcing the Kaido House x Lamley Group LAX Event at next month’s Hot Wheels Convention. Here is how to attend.

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Showcase: Hot Wheels Premium Fast & Furious Off-Road

I've been surprised to hear a few of you complaining that the Fast & Furious Premium set is a little played out. What is more surprising is that I am going to be the one countering, especially considering my opinion on Fast & Furious. I don't hate the Fast & Furious movies. I actually have … Continue reading Showcase: Hot Wheels Premium Fast & Furious Off-Road

Did Hot Wheels release a secret Target Red Edition Chase? Or is it much ado about nothing?

Let's face it, the "much ado about nothing" factor in the Hot Wheels collecting world is a thing. We sometimes get caught up in looking for something that isn't really there. Something looks a little different, theories abound, a variation is created, a frenzy ensues. Actually, that is one of the fun elements of collecting. … Continue reading Did Hot Wheels release a secret Target Red Edition Chase? Or is it much ado about nothing?

Saturday Showcase: Collecting the Hot Wheels Behemoth Rigs

It isn't something you think of too much when someone mentions Hot Wheels. The world of fast cars usually doesn't have space for the big rigs, unless of course they are there to transport the fast cars around. But Hot Wheels has done some big rigs, and done them very well. Awhile ago I decided … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: Collecting the Hot Wheels Behemoth Rigs

The Hot Wheels Street Tuners Nissan Silvia S15 is one of those models future collectors will be pining for.

You kind of know what they are when they hit. Might be a fun feature too. Those models that one day will the models that future collectors are sad they missed. I am not talking about the models that were once pegwarmers but are now popular, like the Datsun 510. I am talking about the … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Street Tuners Nissan Silvia S15 is one of those models future collectors will be pining for.

Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 P Case

This happens. 2019 is coming to a close in the Hot Wheels basic world, and Mattel just dropped the last two cases simultaneously. That meant an all-nighter for our friends at Wheel Collectors, sorting through two cases and getting them listed. Yet they still care about the Lamley Readers, and photographed the case contents of … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 P Case

Hopefully Hot Wheels doesn’t mess with the Bugatti Chiron deco in future releases. There are too many cool versions to do.

The standard seems to be this: Hot Wheels creates the first release of a basic licensed New Model in a stock or stock-like deco. There is a good chance a recolor is done in the same way. But after that, releases could be in all kinds of made up graphics. Custom stripes for example. Mixing … Continue reading Hopefully Hot Wheels doesn’t mess with the Bugatti Chiron deco in future releases. There are too many cool versions to do.