So… I did an unboxing, my first! Mattel sent over a brand new product this week: the 2023 Hot Wheels Black Box. This box will be an #Amazon Exclusive and retail for $24.99. Inside are 16 first appearance vehicles from the latest Hot Wheels mix — this one […]
A Tale of Two Corvairs: The Jay Leno’s Garage ’66 CHEVROLET CORVAIR YENKO STINGER is the modern day successor to the Hot Wheels VAIRY 8.
This isn’t only a tale of two Hot Wheels Corvairs — but also a comparison of pre-2012 premium with the modern era. When Hot Wheels designer #Mark Jones designed the #Vairy 8 for the 2003 model year, he went all-out with a super-raked take on Chevrolet’s classic Corvair. […]
When I returned from the Hot Wheels convention two weeks ago, I was proud of myself for sticking to one of my goals: fills holes in the collection without overspending. I had some good scores in the room-to-room buying, but didn’t have that huge score like I had […]
Which was the better FINALE car from 2022: ’69 Dodge Charger R/T (Nationals) OR ’69 Chevy Camaro SS (Convention)?
East Coast vs West Coast. Nationals vs Convention. Spring vs Fall. Dodge vs Chevy. Us collectors love a good debate. Mark & Jennifer, the folks at Collectors Events Unlimited (CEU) know how to put on great Hot Wheels Nationals/Convention events, and they know how to pick some killer […]
10/16/2022 — As a nod to the FAO Schwarz Gold Series Collection II that was sold exclusively at FAO Schwarz in 1995, Target & the FAO Schwarz brand brought back the gold collection just in time for the holiday season. The original series II set was limited to […]
Late last night, Senior Vice President of Hot Wheels, Roberto Stanichi, announced the newest #collaboration that will hit the Mattel Creations site on Friday, October 7th: the Hot Wheels X Cey Adams #Super Van. The Super van has long been regarding as one of the all-time favorite Hot […]
2022 Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Volkswagen Drag Bus TREASURE HUNT throws it back to the OG VW Bus design from 1996
The new kid on the block as far as Hot Wheels product lines are concerned is the #Hot Wheels Monster Trucks (HWMT) line. Oddly enough, the end of 2022 completes the fifth year — already?!?!? — of the line. Thus far we have seen some pretty cool things […]
There was an interesting auction on Bring a Trailer this week. It was for a Ford Model T was built by Don Tognotti and Gene Winfield between 1962 and 1964 which most notably served as the inspiration behind one of the #Original 16 Hot Wheels in 1968: the #Hot […]
I was re-organizing the collection a couple weeks ago when I came across the #Amphicar from the #2012 Hot Wheels #Boulevard line. Since I organize the majority of my loose collection by auto manufacturer now, I had to put the Amphicar aside. The 1:1 Amphicar was manufactured by […]
In 2013, Hot Wheels released the #‘55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser much to the acclaim of Hot Wheels fans around the world. Over the last 10 years the casting has become an all-time favorite among collectors — so much so that several of its releases sell for over […]