As evident by this blog, graffiti makes a cool backdrop for diecast photo shoots. Graffiti is a type of art and has found its way onto street cars and Hot Wheels cars. In 2009, Hot Wheels released the Graffiti Rides 5-Pack featuring 5 vehicles with Graffiti graphics. This was […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Rodger Dodger had a 5-year stint from 1974 to 1979 until it was recast in 1998 as part of Hot Wheels 30th Anniversary. Its second stint has proven more bountiful with over 39 releases. In 2006, it was given the “RLC Treatment” as part of HotWheelsCollectors.com’s Series 5 […]
Multi-packs have proven to provide some odd pieces from time to time. Odd pieces that often result in shorter runs which have lower production numbers. Most multi-pack exclusives aren’t even stated as so and often result in a new paint scheme or having a different set of wheels. […]
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