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1982 Hot Wheels: TURISMO

“Retro” is always “in” and has a way of bringing old items back to life. Such is the case for this version of the Hot Wheels casting, Turismo. The Turismo seen below has been around for the last 33 years and has been relatively untouched by collectors. That […]

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Speed Machines: Ferrari 599XX (part 4)

The Grand Finale of Ferrari 599XX in its Speed Machines run was a reflection of the cliché saying, “Saving the best for last!”. Its raw metal (unpainted) body is known as ZAMAC in the Hot Wheels world. ZAMAC is an acronym standing for the Zinc, Aluminum, Magnesium, And […]

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Speed Machines: Ferrari 599XX (part 3)

The third release of the Speed Machines Ferrari 599XX was brilliant gloss black with another new graphic scheme. Carrying over the number “599” from the yellow version, representing the Ferrari 599 model, the black version also got a tan interior to stand out from the black body. This […]

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Speed Machines: Ferrari 599XX (part 2)

Hopefully, by now, you’ve had a chance to read PART 1 of this 4-part Ferrari 599XX Speed Machines series. By doing so, you learned of the limitations the Speed Machines line had in 2010 and for the rumored discontinuation of the Ferrari license. The 2nd colorway of the Ferrari […]

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Speed Machines: Ferrari 599XX (part 1)

Happy Birthday to me! Today, we celebrate together as I bring you a Speed Machines Ferrari 599XX 4-Pack! Throughout the day, the articles will post so make sure you keep checking back for the other parts of this 4-part series. Right now, I present the first release of the Ferrari […]

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1981 Hot Wheels: Dixie Challenger

The Confederate/Rebel Flag was the center of a controversy in the United States two weeks ago. At Diecast Motorsports, the only interest we have in this controversy is its impact on the diecast world. We have seen cars that have not sold in years, pick up and start selling […]