Tag: 2002 Hot Wheels

Orange Track Diecast

Power Launcher: MINI COOPER

Chances are, if you’re a collector of the Hot Wheels #Mini Cooper, this piece was (or still is) your holy grail when it comes to completing all the variants of this casting’s collection. Even back in 2002, this was not an easy car to find as it seemed to […]

Diecast Motorsports

Hot Wheels Originals: MAELSTROM

Maelstrom, for all intents and purposes, is a Dutch word meaning mill-stream — with mill meaning, “to grind”. This Hot Wheels car was designed especially for track as a streamline-grinder of sorts. From its origin as a concept to its first appearance in the 2001 First Editions, Maelstrom had a small group […]

Diecast Motorsports

2002 First Editions: HYPERLINER

The Alec Tam designed, Hyperliner is an unlicensed Hot Wheels casting that is mostly known for its detachable body that comes off to reveal four seats surrounded by a roll-cage and a super engine. While the roll cage and the detachable body were removed for its 2014 X […]