Tag: 2005 Hot Wheels

Orange Track Diecast

Dual Cool 5-Pack: HONDA CIVIC Si

When the team at Hot Wheels produced the #Dual Cool 5-Pack in 2005, it wasn’t their intention to have double the #Variations on the vehicles in it — let alone three different 5-Packs all together. If you were collecting back in 2005, you most likely remember this 5-Pack as […]

Orange Track Diecast

RLC sELECTIONs: ’68 CHEVY NOVA

The #RLC #sELECTIONs series is a rather unique concept in the diecast world. In 2004, the idea was launched (to coincide with the United States’ Presidential Election that year) to have the collectors “design” a series of Red Line Club vehicles. Collectors were able to vote for a casting (from […]

Orange Track Diecast

Real Riders: MUSTANG MACH I

Part of going back and rediscovering your collection is that you come across gems like this that you forgot you even had. Released as part of the #Real Riders Series (2005), this Hot Wheels #Mustang Mach I was listed as “1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 – Parnelli Jones” on […]

Orange Track Diecast

AcceleRacers: BASSLINE

To many Hot Wheels enthusiasts, the #AcceleRacers of 2005 always played second fiddle to the series they followed up: the 2003 #Highway 35 World Race cars. The belief behind this is that the HWY35 series contained some castings that were licensed favorites; they also contained fusion graphics and […]

Diecast Motorsports

Twenty+ Series: SWITCHBACK

In 2005, the Hot Wheels Switchback “switched” its black and red colors as part of its run in the 2005 mainline Twenty+ Series. Over 10 years later, the reason for this is still unclear but right away collectors noticed the “switch” as one version showed up exclusively in Canada. The […]

Diecast Motorsports

AcceleRacers: ROLLIN’ THUNDER

Yesterday we looked at the world of the AcceleRacers and how they brought us some rather “imaginative” castings that eventually found their way into the Hot Wheels mainline. Today, we look at another casting released in that same Metal Maniacs series from within the AcceleRacers line. The AcceleRacers line […]