The doors have opened and the crowd is getting its first look at the last exclusive of this year's Hot Wheels Nationals, the Dodge A100 Finale Exclusive: That makes it five models for the convention: The A100 is rad, right? It looks even better opened. I know because I had Julian Koiles from the Hot … Continue reading Your Hot Wheels Nationals Finale Exclusive: The ’66 Dodge A100.
For the kajillion folks NOT at the convention asking, the answer is "tonight". The Hot Wheels Team is here at Nationals and will be presenting a slew of upcoming models from Basic, Car Culture, RLC and more tonight. The slide presentation is scheduled to start around 7pm local time, and I have the stream linked … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Sneak Peek Presentation is tonight. Watch it Live on the Lamley YouTube Channel.
While some of the Hot Wheels Design Team frolics around Lombard, Illinois at the Hot Wheels Nationals Conventions, others are still toiling away at the Design Center in LA. It isn't all bad, though. They remain near the beach like they always do, and they get to post new product as it rolls in. Like … Continue reading Meanwhile, in LA, the Hot Wheels Dream Team unveils the new Jaguar Project 8
This is over 90 minutes long. There are a lot of questions asked. I can't pinpoint a particular highlight, but a lot of issues I have seen discussed among collectors are addressed here. Every convention the Hot Wheels Team will do a full Q&A session. A little different than the presentation on Saturday night (streaming … Continue reading From Hot Wheels Nationals: Q&A with the Design Team
One day - at least for me - in the books. Many have already been here for a few days. But I flew into Chicago this morning and have been the Westin Lombard experiencing the Hot Wheels Nationals Convention ever since. The first highlight was surely the dinner honoring Designer Manson Cheung. Manson went through … Continue reading At Hot Wheels Nationals: Opening the stunning DeLorean Dinner Model with Hot Wheels Designer Manson Cheung
Thanks as always to A&J Toys, a 2019 Hot Wheels J Case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UexX8lGu1N0
The Hot Wheels Nationals Convention kicked off today in Lombard, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Nerds from all over have been grabbing their exclusives and started going room to room. This nerd will join them Thursday, just in time for the Dinner that night. I will be there through the Finale, and I plan on … Continue reading Hot Wheels Nationals has begun. Here is what to expect on Lamley.
If you go out at night, raiding the pallets for new cases of Hot Wheels, I would say luck is not as big a factor. More power to you, honestly. If that is how you want to spend your nights, go for it. For the rest of us, finding a Super is about luck, or … Continue reading 2018 was a dry year for finding Supers. 2019 has been the opposite.
Rapid Unboxing: Done. Case Report: Done. Super Showcase: Not Done. Full Unboxing: Not Done. We are getting there. Here is the Case Report, photographed, as always, by Wheel Collectors from a random cased pulled from their shipment. Pick a fave. Or don't. Follow the link below. Or don't. Hot Wheels 2019 Batch J at Wheel … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 J Case
J Case coverage starts now. Here is a quick unboxing video filmed by my friends at Wheel Collectors. Case Report next, then a Super Showcase, and my A&J Toys Unboxing. You can find the models at the Wheel Collectors store: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9Dz5xiBsZE