Tag: 2009 Hot Wheels

These Hot Wheels were released in 2009 lineups.

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Heat Fleet Series: ’07 CHEVY SILVERADO

The reason I love Hot Wheels over other brands is that the Hot Wheels brand sticks to the branding effort they set back in 1968, making “California Custom Miniature Cars”. This is achieved by customizing the appearance of the vehicles with paint, graphics, stance, body kits, or just […]

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Track Aces 5-Pack: PILEDRIVER

Another one of those former AcceleRacers castings, the Piledriver originated in the Metal Maniacs segment of that line. Driven by Deezel “Porkchop” Riggs in the cartoon, it is named after the wrestling move of the same name (according to the Hot Wheels Wiki). It has a V10 engine along […]

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Track Aces 5-Pack: RD-05

Some Hot Wheels grab all the headlines. The hobby, more often than not, is about the next “new” thing when sometimes all we need is to go back through our own collections to have a further appreciation for the cars we already have. That was my mind-set when creating […]

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Connect Cars / 50 States: COOL-ONE

With summer temperatures rising, we have cool treat for you today. It’s the Hot Wheels casting, Cool-One. This Cool-One was released as part of the Connect Cars—cars that came with an interlocking case that could stack, vertically & horizontally, to form a custom display case. Originally the connect cars were […]

Faster Than Ever Series: ’09 Corvette ZR1

While shooting the Gulf Racing ’09 Corvette ZR1 from yesterday’s article, I remembered this version of the Corvette I had stashed away in one of my many “Jammers” cases. Its satin paint and detailed motor gave it a nice clean, sophisticated, high-end look. That coupled with the fact […]

Military Rods: ’69 PONTIAC GTO

In 1969, Pontiac released its GTO with a new trim level called, “The Judge” which was oddly enough derived from a comedy routine. Make no mistake as the ’69 Pontiac GTO or “The Judge” was no laughing matter. This beast of raw power and pure muscle car strength […]