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2011 New Models: ’68 COPO CAMARO

Back in the late 1960s two great things were established: Hot Wheels, and Chevrolet’s Central Office Production Order (COPO). COPO was Chevrolet’s special order system that was notoriously used by dealers to build high-performance cars that were one-of-a-kind. These COPO vehicles were stacked and were mostly used to […]

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Mystery Cars: CHAPARRAL 2D

One of the more under-utilized castings in Hot Wheels history is the Chaparral 2D. It was only used 3 times since its initial 2003 First Editions release. Sure, there are castings that have been “one-and-dones” but considering this Chaparral had a 9-year run, you would assume that we would have seen more releases […]

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HW Flames 5-Pack: CHRYSLER PRONTO

The Chrysler Pronto was the #Concept Car version of what was ultimately released as the PT Cruiser. Hot Wheels never produced the PT Cruiser which was ultimately discontinued by Chrysler in 2010. It had a pedestrian reputation with Millennials who nicknamed it the “PT Loser” as it was often seen […]

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Volkswagen 5-Pack: VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 181

Turns out the Custom Volkswagen Beetle from the newly released Volkswagen 5-Pack wasn’t the only variation found in the pack. While it was surely the most noticeable, the Volkswagen Type 181 from that same 5-Pack received a more subtle casting modification. The VW Type 181 on the left […]