The Hot Wheels #McLaren F1 GTR is back in #Car Culture and, once again, is wearing a #Gulf Racing livery. This time, the #2021 Hot Wheels release wears a light blue paint that more closely resembles Gulf’s “Powder Blue”. Why was #Gulf Racing chosen for the #McLaren F1 […]
The 2021 HW Drift: DODGE VAN introduces the Japanese phenomenon known as DAJIBAN RACING to Hot Wheels collectors.
If collecting Hot Wheels has taught me anything, it’s the importance of diversity. Diversity sparks creativity; creativity fuels culture. Without it, I honestly believe there would be no car culture, and certainly no Hot Wheels. For a long period of time, Hot Wheels reflected California’s custom car culture. […]
The #2021 Hot Wheels “A” cases have officially landed at retail in the United States. Over the weekend, collectors started to ring in the “Hot Wheels New Year” as many posted their finds from Target and Walmart. I was among those collectors as I was shocked to find […]
When the Hot Wheels #’67 Dodge Charger made its debut at the end of 2000 — as part of the #2000 First Editions — the team at Hot Wheels clearly had lofty expectations as to how it would fare with collectors. The next year it was slotted as […]
Hot Wheels has released some cool #Halloween deco’d vehicles over the years. Among the best of them were always the #Dream Halloween exclusives. For those that don’t know, Dream Halloween was a Mattel-sponsored charity event to benefit the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF). For a good stretch […]
As a parent and a Hot Wheels collector, my young kids are often curious as to why I spend hours on end gawking at my own collection. Its only natural for them to be curious as to what can hold their dad’s attention for that long, and want […]
I came across a picked-over assortment of #Hot Wheels Boulevard yesterday at one of my local Walmarts. Gone were the Skyline, Kool Kombi, and new Toyota AE86 from the latest assortment of this #Walmart Exclusive line. It puzzled me how someone could leave what I consider the best […]
Let’s face it: 2020 is a dumpster fire of a year. Even the yearly comic con event in San Diego didn’t go off as planned. Suffice to say, there was a virtual convention, but without the in-person hypefest that usually persists, it just wasn’t the same. Mattel plans […]
Roadkill fan-favorite “ROTSUN” makes it’s Hot Wheels debut; Subscribe to MotorTrend App to get yours!
Roadkill’s favorite turbo-charged rustbucket is the project that never fails to fail. The infamous #Custom ’71 Datsun 240Z nicknamed the “Rotsun” now joins a long list of famed #TV & Movie Cars courtesy of a promotion between Hot Wheels and MotorTrend. For fans of the show — like […]
File this under cool. All-gold Hot Wheels tend to have a certain draw to them — even if they aren’t chase pieces. One of the newest all-gold Hot Wheels is from the #Character Cars line and finding it will certainly make you feel as though you’ve found something special. […]