The 2019 M Case is out, and as always our friends at Wheel Collectors have given us the rundown. One case grabbed from their shipment at random, opened, filmed and photographed. Of course the models are available at the WC Store: Hot Wheels M Case at Wheel Collectors Enjoy the video and photos: https://youtu.be/TRALmtLFaAc
I say "Schuco", many of you European collectors know what I am talking about, as will many of the more hardcore collectors in the US. Schuco delves into several diecast scales, and does a damn good job at all of them. For our purposes, 1/64 is where to focus. And it is a good thing, … Continue reading Schuco 1/64 is coming to the US. Here is a look.
My guess is a few of you are already have the track. Since the word spread this morning that Hot Wheels id had arrived, there has been a lot of action. Many of you went right to the event in Southern California, other went right to their local Apple Store. Since I made the preview … Continue reading You have seen the Hot Wheels id Cars, now here is the Smart Track.
It debuts today, available now at Apple Stores all over the US. It's Hot Wheels id, and it is a major step forward for the world's most popular toy. Mattel gave me a chance to preview the new cars and Smart Track. Here is Part 1: https://youtu.be/f_-EbfWA2hg
Lamley and JDM. In the diecast world we have appeared to go hand in hand. That has been a little inaccurate, as I like to feature a lot of different cars, but it seems Lamley's existence has coincided with the surge of interest in Japanese cars in both the 1:1 and 1:64 worlds. I'm just … Continue reading An early look at the upcoming 2020 Car Culture Nissan Silvia CSP311 with the guys at JDM Legends
Coming to a Kroger near you. That means, Ralph's, Food4Less, Smith's, City Market, Fry's, and a whole lot of others. Matchbox indulged its sweet tooth and went full candy for this Kroger set, and they sent me a set to preview. A nice mix of licensed models, packaged in some cool car art. Here is … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox Kroger-Exclusive Candy Series
The next batch of Car Culture Team Transport is on its way. Three sets, one a repeat - the Black Hole Gasser, which has been hard to find anyway - and a duo of supercool licensed cars. Mattel sent the mix over and I posted the preview last night. Photos coming? Yes, photos coming. https://youtu.be/r_4Rxvpg7vU
Let's be honest, Hot Wheels Entertainment has been a little bogged down by themed assortments that have hung on the pegs WAY too long. Batman, Halo before that, and a few others. That is in direct contrast to Car Culture, where the themes are a big part of the line's popularity. What works with Entertainment … Continue reading Preview: Hot Wheels Pixar Pizza Planet Truck and all of 2019 Entertainment Mix 3
The last couple of cases seemed to tell us Hot Wheels was closing up shop for 2019, giving us recolors and a random new model. And then BAM! A Class, Lamborghini, and one hell of a Panamera. So a video of the highlights first, and photos coming (you'll see on the video I've already taken … Continue reading Hot Wheels L Case Highlights, including a trio of fantastic new models
For your enjoyment, the 2019 L Case. Lots of good new models in this one. https://youtu.be/-GnTYLvz5bU