I am not even going to try to explain why I like Donks. It really isn't my place. I do, and I like them a lot, like I like a lot of car subcultures. While a Donk is technically a 70’s era Caprice or Impala, the term has come to loosely refer to plethora of … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: The forgotten Donks of 2006 Hot Wheels Hi-Rakers
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
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
We give you everything. Case Report done, so how about a Rapid Unboxing? Enjoy: https://youtu.be/ESLoJIbWwVM
The Bugatti is upon us. Hot Wheels N Cases are starting to hit US stores, and the Bugatti frenzy will begin. A&J Toys sent over the US N Case - the same heading to Walmart and Target - and I opened it last night. Two Chirons per case, so plenty to go around. Enjoy: https://youtu.be/3wQ6az7hd3A
Today, 9am Pacific, another RLC frenzy ignites. The Hot Wheels Redline Club really has been nothing but fire this year, and now it changes color. If you are an RLC member, you don't need me to tell you to be on your computer, phone, tablet, abacus, etch-a-sketch, or whatever you use to order models this … Continue reading Hot Wheels RLC Chameleon 240Z: You need to order it. You need to open it.
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.
Matchbox is hitting in droves after a bit of a lull. A new 9-pack, three new 5-packs, and now another basic mix. Wheel Collectors received their shipment of the new Q Case, and did a rapid unboxing for Lamley Viewers: https://youtu.be/7_RVNu57-N4 If you remember, Matchbox is now doing single assortments, which means every model in … Continue reading Rapid Unboxing: Matchbox 2019 Q Case
After a ton of fanfare, they are finally here. The first of will be many iterations of the 1973-1987 Chevy Pickup have been released by Auto World, and they are fantastic. https://youtu.be/fJ8tSttkZBQ This might sound a tad hokey, but falling for Auto World has been one of the more fun developments of my collecting life. … Continue reading Preview: The splendid Square Body Chevys make their debut in Auto World 2019 Premium Release 2
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