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Shell Promotion: PURPLE PASSION

Hot Wheels #Promotional Vehicles seem to be on the decline as of late. As evidence by THIS LIST on SouthTexasDiecast.com, you’ll see that in the late ’90s and in the ’00s, we saw a flood of promotional vehicles for a good variety of corporate partners. Even the partnership between […]

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2010 New Models: TOOLIGAN

Tool me once, shame on you. Tool me twice, shame on me! Race car or tool? In the eyes of long-time Hot Wheels resident hooligan Graphic Designer Wayne Scott, its both. The Tooligan ushered in a new design path for Wayne. From graphics to industrial design, Wayne designed this […]

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IZOD IndyCar Series: HONDA INDYCAR

The Hot Wheels IZOD IndyCar Series was another line that was spottily released. Target carried the line for a short-while in addition to some smaller retailers domestically and internationally. Its unfortunate as this line featured this Honda IndyCar casting with Authentic Racing Decos and Firestone Firehawk Real Rider Tires. […]

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Track Stars: BASSLINE

The Bassline [pro-nounced “BASE-LINE”] is one of those AcceleRacers castings that found life in another line after the AcceleRacers. Originally introduced as the only truck in the AcceleRacers line in 2005, the Bassline was a member of team Teku. In 2006, it was released in AcceleRacers line wearing the […]

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2007 New Models: CLOAK AND DAGGER

The Hot Wheels design team has been known to crank out from kooky designs from time to time. This Kevin Cao design named, Cloak and Dagger, is definitely on of them. Almost taking on the ghostly form due to its translucent plastic body that pops off, the Cloak and […]