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Sneak Peek of Hot Wheels Fast & Furious Mix 3: 1/4 MILE MUSCLE

While many collectors are still waiting for the #2019 Hot Wheels #Fast & Furious / Original Fast series to show up at stores still, Orange Track Diecast has your first look at the third mix of the series courtesy of Mattel — and special thanks to @blackn_blue on Instagram who first reported these images!

The Fast & Furious / 1/4 Mile Muscle series is once again comprised of five cars, but only four castings are used — say whhaaaat? #1 & #2 of the series are the brand-new ’70 Chevrolet Chevelle SS casting that was first seen at the RLC Party at the Convention last October. Both the red and the primer gray versions of the car appear in the movies so it makes sense. Aside from that, the ’77 Pontiac Firebird T/A returns to the premium lines as it appears in black, looking like its straight out of Smokey and the Bandit (1977). Rest assured that this car was indeed in a movie. Don’t believe me? Watch the final scene of Fast & Furious [4] (2009). The ’67 Camaro and the ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 round out the series, and while recollecting what film they are in may seem like a challenge, its safe to say collectors are going to be all over these popular Hot Wheels castings.

Below are the images of all five cars, along with the final list.

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2019 Fast & Furious / 1/4 Mile Muscle

  1. ’70 Chevrolet Chevelle SS (red)
  2. ’70 Chevrolet Chevelle SS (primer gray)
  3. ’77 Pontiac Firebird T/A (black)
  4. ’67 Camaro (yellow)
  5. ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 (white)

UPDATE 3/21/2019 — A lot of you have been asking what movies these cars appear in. I have grabbed a few screenshots courtesy of the Internet Movie Cars Database (which is a great reference site by the way).

1970 Chevelle in Red – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

Image courtesy of imcdb.org

1970 Chevelle in Primer Gray – Fast & Furious (2009)

Image courtesy of imcdb.org

1977 Pontiac Firebird T/A – Fast & Furious (2009)

Image courtesy of imcdb.org

1967 Camaro – Furious 6 (2013)

Image courtesy of imcdb.org

1969 Mustang – Furious 6 (2013)

Image courtesy of imcdb.org

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  1. I don’t recall a yellow Camaro at all and the mustang looks vaguely like the one that got ran over by a tank. I’ll take the Chevelles.

  2. oh my!!! im not a fast and furious fan but i am a fan of car culture and premium lines… these are the best ones so far this year and i hope im lucky to get the set!!

      • Camaro & the TA look to have larger back wheels…. Even the card art for the Mustang shows larger wheels per Hot Wheels signature style. When a casting has large wheel wells like that and they put all small wheels on it. It just looks off.

  3. I thought the Muscle mix was supposed to contain these cars that were listed on a Mattel retail distributor file. Either way, I will still buy them.
    ’72 Torino
    ’71 GTX [[new tool]
    ’69 Charger Daytona
    ’69 Charger R/T
    ’70 Chevelle SS [new tool]

    • Me too … I was looking forward to the 69 Dodge Charger Daytona (huge collector of the Daytona and Superbird castings) … I am bummed out right now if this is the newest list … hoping not

  4. still waiting on the second wave to hit my area, the first wave are pegwarming most stores… bet this release wont be until middle of summer , i might need to pre order from a online retailer to have this set in hand before they hit, luvvvvvv me some muscle cars way more than that JDM shiznit!!!

  5. I took all the cars of the first mix (except the Lambo), none of the second mix, and for this one I don’t know. I already have these cars in cool versions (for example the nice 50th ann. Favorite ’67 Camaro).

    I am waiting for the great ’70 Dodge Charger 4×4, and a reissue of the black Challenger SRT8 (prices for the Retro Ent. version are ridiculous).

  6. This is a fairly decent set overall, though some of choices seem odd. Like why have both color variants of the Chevelle in one set? They look a bit off too with the small wheels in the rear. Granted I prefer most muscle cars to have the same size wheel on both axles, but it’s obvious that this casting was made for a larger rear tires. The 67 Camaro is a super weird choice too. Much like the R32 Skyline from the 1st set, this car is the definition of background scenery. The car does look good though, so I won’t complain too much. It’s just that there are so many other muscle cars from the franchise that actually had some race scenes that would have been a better choice. Like the Monte Carlo in Tokyo Drift, the 1970 Challenger R/T in 2 Fast, or the Gran Torino from Fast & Furious. (To name a few)

  7. I will be getting this set, BUT… those little wheels/tires in those HUGE wheel wells! If it ain’t the oversized wheel set-up on the Shelby Daytona from the Circuit Legends line, they’re putting same size front & rears on a model designed for bigger rears, such as on the ’70 Chevelle… SMH!!!
    I agree about putting two of the same vehicles in this line. WHY? Could have reserved a spot for the burgundy Dodge Daytona (which HASN’T seen premium duty), or the TD Monte Carlo, or the green Gran Torino??!! .. still SMH!!!
    I firmly believe if Mattel is going to produce a premium line dedicated to fans of a certain genre, then a survey or a poll should be conducted to allow collectors to choose a majority desire of models to be released. Obscure vehicles, which some have little connection with, should be outcast in favor of selections PEOPLE WANT! I’m sure folks out there, such as myself and many others, are willing to have a hand in picking cars THEY LIKE!

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