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1997 First Editions: MERCEDES C-CLASS

As a young collector in 1997, the #First Edition of the Hot Wheels Mercedes C-Class brought me a new appreciation for great design. It also taught me that color combination & graphics must fit the product — this was something that curated my love for design and led me down the path […]

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Holiday Hot Rods: OLDS 442

Merry Christmas! We’ve managed to suppress the need to showcase all #Holiday Hot Rods this month. So to not seem like a total Grinch and to celebrate with our viewing community, we “present” to you the Holiday Hot Rods Olds 442 from 2009. This #Walmart Exclusive was released on the […]

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Highway 35 World Race: DEORA II

In Hot Wheels first full-length movie, the Hot Wheels World Race (2003), 35 drivers competed for the title “World’s Best Driver”. In this animated film, the fictional drivers were from all walks of life. From various professional racers to 16-year-old kids with “talent”, these drivers had to taken on an […]

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HW Screen Time: COOL-ONE

Yesterday, we looked at the #Cool-One from the Super Mario Bros. segment of the Hot Wheels Pop Culture line. As mentioned in that article, the premium tooling now differs from the mainline tooling. As you can see below, in the side-by-side picture, the engine, interior and windows are […]