This was a bit of a surprising development when I opened a package from Mattel last week. Two carded Hot Wheels ID cars, with basic wheels instead of HWid wheels. I inquired, and got a bit of info. Not all the details, but some. I also got permission to share, so that is what I … Continue reading Hot Wheels ID is coming to the Basic Range, in the form of Chase cars.
If you are at the Pennsylvania Collectors Club Convention, or nearby, you should stop by. M2 is doing what they love to do, leaving chases all over the place for collectors to find, and Hot Wheels is there too, showing off some upcoming product. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0tSNY3DSpt/ The photos do the talking. Entertainment, Pop Culture, Team Transport, … Continue reading Hot Wheels is showing off upcoming RLC and other premium models this weekend in Pennsylvania.
Late last week I got word that a wheel variation was going to appear on the latest Team Transport set. I even got an example of each: Cool right? The Fairlady Z from the Nissan set and Mercedes-Benz 190E from the Falken set will be getting new wheels in a very short run. Wheel variations … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Team Transport Falken and Nissan sets with new wheels
The photos from the Art of Speed Convention in Malaysia have been circulating all night, and the latest are of the unveiling of the Hot Wheels Car Culture Japan Historics 3 lineup: Three new castings (three!) plus a new diecast chassis for the R30 Skyline. Those three new castings are a stare right back at … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Japan Historics 3 lineup has been revealed, and it is the deepest JDM mix yet. So what will they look like?
A couple more pics from the loot HW Designer Steve Vandervate brought with him to the Art of Speed Convention in Malaysia: The Supra tells you all you need to know about the Toyota license and Mattel. The Chevelle and Supra tell you that the beloved Boulevard name is back as well. Excited?
Hot Wheels Designer Steve Vandervate, affectionately known as HWVan among the nerds, is in Malaysia for the Art of Speed Convention, and he brought a few goodies with him. Van does the graphics for premium lines like Car Culture, Pop Culture, Entertainment, etc, and he is displaying some of his upcoming work there while he … Continue reading Check out this grainy pic of the 🔥🔥🔥 coming from Hot Wheels
A little something for you Nissan or variation collectors to look out for. Lamley Reader @jshuaaf found this variation in Indonesia: One of those is not like the other, one of those just isn't the same. Can you tell which one is not like the others? Now it's time to play our game. It's time … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Nissan 300ZX in red with J5 wheels
Just in time for the RLC and Gumball 3000 sale today. I was wondering why the RLC was selling these on a day other than the standard Tuesday, and now I know why. After I made the video I learned it is available today on the Gumball 3000 site as well. So cool right? RLC … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels x Gumball 3000 Lamborghini Aventador
I do like it when our friends in other countries get stuff first, but count me a little jealous. Attention has been thrust north as our Canadian friends are the first to see Street Tuners, the next mix from Hot Wheels Car Culture. Lamley Reader Mark MacCallum had this find today at his local Walmart, … Continue reading Hot Wheels Car Culture Street Tuners is hitting in Canada. Lucky bastards.
A quick video I did on the Lamley Extras YouTube Channel last night at the Matchbox Gathering. There is no way to show all that goes on at the Gathering, but here are a couple of highlights. The first is a quick livestream I did before the Mattel Presentation at last night's dinner. Event organizer … Continue reading More from the Matchbox Gathering: A meeting of the Ambassador Buses, Charity Auction items, and more.