Tag: 5-Spoke Wheels

One of the most common Hot Wheels wheel types of all-time, the 5SP wheel has been used since 1995.

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HW Art Cars: MINI COOPER

Yesterday we brought you the #First Edition #Mini Cooper and talked all about what has made the casting into a Hot Wheels collector cult favorite. The good news is that 16 years later the Mini Cooper is still being released — albeit under the Morris Mini moniker. For […]

Diecast Motorsports

1997 Hot Wheels #712: TIPPER

The Summer of ’97 brought Hot Wheels collectors a relatively unexpected surprise — Ex-Corgi castings popping up in the Hot Wheels mainline! When Mattel bought out Corgi in 1989, it released the former Corgi castings primarily under its “Hot Wheels Auto-City” line which was sold mainly in European markets. […]

Diecast Motorsports

Race World • Jungle: SWAMP BUGGY

The Hot Wheels Swamp Buggy was almost the casting that never was. Originally slated to be part of the 2008 Hot Wheels Turbo Driver line (seen in a promotional shot below), the Swamp Buggy never saw retail as the line was cancelled before the Swamp Buggy “car-tridge” was […]

Diecast Motorsports

2007 New Models: ’66 BATMOBILE

We just couldn’t escape the week without showing you the Hot Wheels 1966 TV Series Batmobile. Its hard to believe but ABC aired the original “Batman” TV Series 50 years ago this week. Sure, we laugh about Batman & Robin running around in leotards throwing Zip! Zang! and Pow! […]