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2015 New Model: TURBINE TIME

Every-so-often the “retired” Larry Wood descends from his perch that overlooks the world of Hot Wheels to deliver us a new Hot Wheels design. In 2015, that casting design has been the Turbine Time which immediately began disappearing from the peghooks of local retailers when collectors and kids alike, […]

Salvaged!: Mongoose Funny Car

Every-so-often, a relic is salvaged by way of a non-collector finding what is known as a “beater” or a vehicle in “played-with” condition. This relic happens to be Tom McEwen’s Mongoose Funny Car from 1970. This found its way to me via a co-worker who had found this in a […]

Diecast Motorsports

Fast & Furious: SUBARU WRX STi

Since the Subaru WRX STi casting was released in 2012 (as part of the 2012 New Models Series), collectors and fans of the Fast & Furious franchise have been clamoring for this casting to receive the paint scheme it had in the 2009 movie, Fast & Furious, which […]

Diecast Motorsports

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Sting Rod

Hot Wheels released 8 castings with Avengers graphics (each casting had a different Avenger) in May 2015 and were exclusive to Walmart. The Sting Rod shown below fittingly represents Iron Man with its numerous guns and missile launcher extending outward from its body’s frame. Look for this line at your […]