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Hot Wheels Workhorses: AIRPORT RESCUE

Its been 30 years since the Airport Rescue last appeared, and a behemoth of this nature will never see the Hot Wheels mainline again. Sporting a metal body and metal chassis, the Airport Rescue you see below was released as part of the Hot Wheels Workhorses in 1981. It is […]

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HW Rescue Series: FIAT 500

Is it a Treasure Hunt? Is it NOT a Treasure Hunt? That’s what collectors have wondered since stumbling upon the Fiat 500 in the HW City / HW Rescue Series in late 2015. In 2015, collectors were greeted with two tiers of Treasure Hunt (TH) cars by Hot […]

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Heat Fleet Series: RIG WRECKER

Known as the Ramblin’ Wrecker for this release, the Rig Wrecker was a semi-popular Hot Wheels casting until it was retired in 2002 2003. Originally slated to be “final run’d” in 2002, the line was dropped by Toys R Us early in the year and it ended up appearing […]

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Heritage / Real Riders: PORSCHE 917K

The end of the 2015 year at Hot Wheels has been full of surprises. Though most of those tend to be associated with the fact that the first couple waves of 2016 cars have been released and 2016 lines are starting to be uncovered, 2015 still has a lot to […]