Tag: 2016 Hot Wheels

These Hot Wheels were released in 2016 lineups.

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Volkswagen 5-Pack: VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 181

Turns out the Custom Volkswagen Beetle from the newly released Volkswagen 5-Pack wasn’t the only variation found in the pack. While it was surely the most noticeable, the Volkswagen Type 181 from that same 5-Pack received a more subtle casting modification. The VW Type 181 on the left […]

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BMW Series: BMW 2002

The BMW Series was released earlier this month at Walmart stores worldwide. In this 8-Car Set — which is not to be confused with the 5-Car mainline series of the same name — each of the eight BMW vehicles came on a black blister card with unique illustrations of each vehicle. […]

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Retro Style Series: ’87 TOYOTA PICKUP

This is the final vehicle in our 4-part series on the #Target Exclusive Hot Wheels Retro Style Series (for now). We’ve already took an in-depth look at the series along with three cars that are in it — Volkswagen SP2, Power Pipes and the ’84 Hurst Olds. So naturally, our […]

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Retro Style Series: POWER PIPES

When I first started this blog nearly a year ago, I never thought I would feature any release of the Hot Wheels Power Pipes casting. I have never liked it and to be frank, I can’t believe its still being produced 21 years after its initial release in […]

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Retro Style Series: VOLKSWAGEN SP2

Fresh off the pegs of my local Target is the Volkswagen SP2 from the 2016 Hot Wheels Retro Style Series. This isn’t Target’s first rodeo with retro Hot Wheels products as they took on several retro-branded products from 2006 to 2007. The first go-’round included vehicles and track sets based […]