The long awaited Toyota Supra was finally released in the 2013 Hot Wheels mainline. Hot Wheels released the Fat Bax Toyota Supra way back in 2004 but never a realistic ’90s version of the Supra. The casting itself is based off of a customized version of the ’94 Toyota Supra and the ultimate cherry on top came when the inaugural release of the Toyota Supra was released in orange and licensed with Universal Studios to display the graphics on the side from the 2001 movie, The Fast and the Furious.
Two years later, we have been graced with several Fast & Furious renditions, two Falken Tire mainline versions and the version (shown below) which also has a Super Treasure Hunt counterpart. Since my hunting hours are very limited these days, I don’t acquire many Super Treasure Hunts. But that’s okay. In some cases, I actually like the non-TH versions more–as is the case with this one.
Having had a 1990 Toyota Celica in high school that was Toyota’s factory paint named, “Super Red”, thats what I am going to designate the color as on the version shown below. On the Supra it really pops! The graphics are very sponsored-oriented but laid out nicely, however, mine came with flakes missing right out of the packaging (see GReddy logo & the “n” in the Falken logo). While the mismatched green-chrome & yellow-chrome rims are a cool touch (as this is something you see a lot in drift cars), the lack of headlight detail is a little unsettling. Part of the Supra’s character comes from those oversized headlights with what I can only picture as late ’90s after-market Xenon lights.
In all, its hard to top the great Fast & Furious rendition of the Supra, but this is definitely a not too distant second. Look for this car on the pegs of your local retailers now!
RELEASE DETAILS: Red Enamel Body (metal). Clear Windows. Black Interior. Black PR5 Wheels (front ones have Green-Chrome Rims, back ones have Yellow Rims). Black Plastic Base (plastic). Made in Malaysia. Toy# CFH90. Released in 2015 as part of the HW Workshop / Night Burnerz Series.