Tag: 2018 Hot Wheels

HW 50th Originals Collection: VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

Whats to not like about the #HW 50th Originals Collection? Classic all-metal castings, #Spectraflame Paint, and #Redlines… these scream nostalgia. The intent of the series was to place five neo-castings that resembled five of the Original 16 castings, and place them in “Replica Redline” packaging. While these will […]

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Night Burnerz: ’15 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA

Just last year, Hot Wheels collectors were introduced to “Mad” Mike Whiddett, a drift car racer from New Zealand. His Mazda REPU named “PITBUL” was featured in the 2017 HW Daredevils series. It was quite the debut for the Hot Wheels #Mazda REPU casting given its extensive graphics […]

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Checkmate: ’07 FORD MUSTANG

Year to year, its always fun to see what mainline series Hot Wheels collectors gravitate to. There are segments like #Muscle Mania and the #Night Burnerz that are perennially collector favorites. However, its always that new “underdog” segment that fascinates me. I have a good grasp on what […]

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Night Burnerz 5-Pack: DODGE VIPER SRT GTS-R

The #2018 Hot Wheels #Night Burnerz 5-Pack hit the pegs back in January and even after a couple months at retail here in the United States, the 5-Pack seems to be selling (for just over its retail price) online. Collectors attributed the initial surge in secondary market value […]

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HW Daredevils: ’70 CHEVELLE SS WAGON

Last year it was the #HW Digital Circuit (2017)Β series that caused a whole lot of confusion in the collecting world. The lack of a mainline number in the upper-right corner, caused several collectors to mistake them for either store exclusives or treasure hunts. Once collectors learned that these […]

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Fast Foodie: QUICK BITE

The Hot Wheels #Ice Cream Truck has always been the food truck of many names — Tropicool, Grillionaire and Sweet Treats all come to mind. Despite being a truck of many names (and foods), the casting has remain relatively unchanged since it originally appeared as the Good Humor […]