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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Street Beasts (2017 New Model): HOTWEILER

Woof! …has been the reaction by a lot collectors towards most of the fantasy cars Hot Wheels has produced as of late. While you can’t fault the collectors who love real looking vehicles with minimal graphics, you have to realize the Hot Wheels mainline is as diverse of […]

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Super Chromes: GAZELLA GT

Can you ever have too much chrome? Simply put, yes you can. But I don’t believe that to be the case with this year’s 10-car #Super Chromes (2017) series. The #Dmitriy Shakhmatov Designed #Gazella GT is a great example of what this series is all about. Debuting in […]

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2011 Treasure Hunts: ’57 CHEVY

The reason I started this site nearly two years ago was to #Showcase my collection. But that wasn’t it … it was also about sharing #News and telling cool stories about Hot Wheels, all while injecting personal experiences from my 20+ years of collecting on occasion. Every so often, I don’t have […]

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Sugar Rush: ’96 MUSTANG GT CONVERTIBLE

A couple months ago, I acquired part of a small collection that a co-worker’s husband had (see Instagram photo below the article). It mostly consisted Hot Wheels from the ’90s. While I already had most of them, purchasing them was significantly cheaper than having someone look through my collection from […]

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‘Tooned Series (2017 New Model): HEAD STARTER

Is it a distant relative of the Hot Wheels Farbs? Is it Matchbox-inspired? Or is it derived from an old Japanese toy? Well, back in early January, when Hot Wheels designer, Ryu Asada, posted this car on his Instagram account, I immediately thought this could be a modern-day, mainline Farb — […]

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2003 Hot Wheels #214: VAIRY 8

Every so often, the Hot Wheels Graphics Team is let loose and they able to exercise some creative freedom. Back in 2003, Hot Wheels Graphic Designers MiQ Willmott and Wayne Scott collaborated on this graphic design featured on the #Vairy 8 in the open vamp section of the #2003 […]

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Mystery Series: HOOLIGAN

The Hot Wheels #Hooligan almost always makes collectors think they have captured an error as the casting does not have a windshield. Perhaps, its all in the name but this car can get you at the pegs if you are unaware of the casting in the first place. […]

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HW City Works: FAST GASSIN

The Hot Wheels #Fast Gassin is back for 2017, however, it is in the same series as last year: the #HW City Works Series. While many collectors often dislike a casting appearing in the same segment series over and over again, this fresh Union 76 design really saves […]