Tag: 2006 Hot Wheels

These Hot Wheels were released in 2006 lineups.

Kalifornia Kustoms: ’94 CAMARO

Towards the end of the #100% Hot Wheels — 2006 to be exact — the line was known as #Kalifornia Kustoms. These highly-detailed, multi-piece Hot Wheels castings were designed for the collector and featured a 14+ age on the packaging. For just this one year, the line’s packaging […]

Orange Track Diecast

Hi-Rakers Series: MONTEZOOMA

Part of the reason why I love Hot Wheels so much is the brand’s ability to capture all types of car culture at the retail price of $1. Take for instance what I have heard typically referred to as #Donk culture. Popular with U.S. inner-city, donks usually originate […]

Orange Track Diecast

2006 First Editions: NISSAN 350Z

One of the more interesting Hot Wheels releases of the mid-2000s was the #2006 First Editions #Nissan 350Z. At the time, #JDM wasn’t was it is today (in the hobby) and some Hot Wheels collectors even questioned the release of “another Z, but with wing and body kit”. […]

Diecast Motorsports

2006 First Editions: ’55 CHEVY PANEL

The old Hot Wheels standard seemed to be to release “castings destined for premium lines” into the mainline. Its unclear if this was to stir up interest in them or what, but this was the case with popular premium castings like the Volkswagen Drag Bus, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia […]

Diecast Motorsports

Holiday Rods: ’70 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD

December is here which usually means, so are the Hot Wheels Christmas cars. While in the past there have been Holiday Rods, Holiday Hot Rods, and other cars of the Christmas variety, it was the Holiday Rods from 2004 to 2009 that proved to be the most collector-friendly. […]

Diecast Motorsports

2006 First Editions: BONE SHAKER

All hail the mighty Bone Shaker! The casting has served as the signature vehicle of the Hot Wheels brand since 2006. Right away, collectors were drawn to this heavily modified, rat-rod-style, original design based off of a Model A. Legendary Hot Wheels Designer, Larry Wood spared no detail […]