Lamley Interview: Hot Wheels Designer Steve Vandervate

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The Hot Wheels Membership Skylines are shipping, and shipping fast. And wow is it a cool model.

With “not normal” being the new normal, I was surprised to see a notification on Tuesday that my membership model had shipped. I was even more surprised to see that it would arrive the next day. And by golly it did. A lot of you had the same experience, and I have heard that even …

Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels 2019 RLC ‘69 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup with adjustable height

Model: Hot Wheels ‘69 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup with adjustable suspension Line: 2019 Red Line Club Exclusive Where to get it: Sold out on the RLC, so try ebay or a friend who has an extra Why it is in the collection: This is not the normal place I would showcase a new RLC model, but …

Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels HWC Special Edition ’70 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Model: '70 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Release: 2017 HWC/RLC release limited to 7,000 Where to buy: Some can be found on eBay Why I am featuring it: This is an absolutely gorgeous release of this casting. The casting has only been used prior to this release in the 2011 Hot Wheels Vintage Racing series (not …

Hot Wheels RLC Chameleon 240Z: You need to order it. You need to open it.

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 …

Hot Wheels is showing off upcoming RLC and other premium models this weekend in Pennsylvania.

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, …

The RLC ‘41 Willys Gasser is an over-the-top, ridiculous model. I could only make an over-the-top video to showcase it.

Gassers are naturally bonkers. Nothing is aesthetically right about them. But that is what makes them so wonderful. A car this nuts needs a matching deco, and Hot Wheels gives them to us. And the ‘41 Willys gets it all. It is a complete stunner, enameled to look like it sits under a layer of …

Hot Wheels Designer Brendon Vetuskey previews upcoming RLC models for 2019

Part 2 from the Hot Wheels Preview series I sold at Nationals earlier this month. This time Designer Brendon Vetuskey walks us though some of the upcoming models for the 2019 RLC Series, in various states of completion. Brendon is the epitome of a collector-friendly designer, and was very cool to walk through all these …

Team Transport! RLC R34! Chiron! Your first look at the Sneak Peeks Hot Wheels brought to Nationals

As you read this - provided it is Saturday Night and the Finale just happened - folks have just seen Mattel's Sneak Peek Presentation and have now made their way up the front of the ballroom to see the goodies brought to preview. Mattel brought a variety of items, in various forms of completion, form …

A look at the Hot Wheels HWC Special Edition White Enamel Custom Camaro, which is surprisingly still available.

If it is the year 2022, and you are visiting this post, by guess is the white Custom Camaro is no longer available.  But have a look at it anyway.  (And by the way, I have so many questions for you.  This isn't a political blog so I'll refrain, but call me.) It is today, …

RLC Members, there are still White Custom Camaros available. Will it sell out?

I've been home sick today, and I still forgot about the RLC Sale today.  The HWC Special Edition Custom Camaro went on sale today, and I was surprised to see some still available when I logged in this afternoon. The white Camaro is an homage to the famous White Enamel EP model that was erroneously …

Here is a first look at the upcoming Hot Wheels RLC Selections Custom ’72 Datsun 240Z

You picked the casting, the deco, and the wheels, and the finished product is done. @greddykenji showed the samples he got from Mattel today of the brand new Hot Wheels RLC Selections 240z, and it is stunning: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp0S7ZKFXus/ To refresh your memory, every year Mattel runs an elimination poll asking collectors to pick a model, …

A Hot Wheels C10 Pickup that changes stance? Lambo with scissor doors? A 2019 RLC Preview with Hot Wheels Designer Brendon Vetuskey.

There was a lot that came from the Hot Wheels Convention earlier this month.  I've shown the gorgeous Convention models, as well as Mattel's 2019 Sneak Peak Presentation.  I have even shown several images and videos of the board Mattel brought with prototypes of upcoming models.  And there has been photos galore of those prototypes …