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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‘Tooned Series: ‘TOONED VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

Chances are, if you’re up-to-date on your Hot Wheels hunting and have found the latest “D” case assortment of 2017 vehicles, then you’ve seen this funny looking VW Beetle on the pegs. Seasoned collectors will most likely have recognized the paint/graphics on this one. Whether you’re a glass half-empty or […]

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Experimotors (2017 New Model): EMOTICAR

Back on July 17th, the Hot Wheels Instagram unveiled this interesting contraption as part of “World Emoji Day” stating it would be available later this year. Well, the future is now and the #Emoticar is part of the #2017 Hot Wheels mainline. In the brand-new series named, #Experimotors, […]

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Park’N Plates: ’70 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA

In the late ’90s and early ’00s, several Hot Wheels #Promotional Vehicles were released through the beauty product manufacturer, Avon. An odd pairing indeed between a direct-to-consumer beauty product manufacturer/retailer and Hot Wheels collectors — or even kids, if that was the target demographic. Its possible only the folks involved knew […]

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The Hot Ones: CUSTOM ’77 DODGE VAN

If you’re a #Variation hunter in the Hot Wheels world, chances are “subtleties” are the name of your game. Variations exist in Hot Wheels collecting on all levels, from your basic planned colorway to wheel changes to even different thicknesses of the same color paint. Talk to any one […]

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HW Flames: ’69 DODGE CHARGER

Last year at this time, we were greeted with the first couple assortments of #2016 Hot Wheels in the basic line. Among those, was the #’69 Dodge Charger as part of the #HW Flames Series — the 10 vehicles in this series were voted on by collectors via a […]

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Octopark Playset: DEORA II

When you collect a certain Hot Wheels casting, you often find yourself buying Hot Wheels products you normally wouldn’t just to get that exclusive car. In 2007, one of my favorite castings, the #Deora II, was released as a #Playset Exclusive as part of the Octopark playset. The […]

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HW Flames: ’55 CHEVY BEL AIR GASSER

When a poll was run on HotWheelsCollectors.com (HWC) earlier this year to decide the 10 castings to make up 2017’s #HW Flames Series, one casting that was pretty much assured a spot was the increasingly & ever-so-popular #’55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser. Designed by Brendon Vetuskey, this #Gasser […]