Tag: Alec Tam Designs

Orange Track Diecast

2006 First Editions: NISSAN 350Z

One of the more interesting Hot Wheels releases of the mid-2000s was the #2006 First Editions #Nissan 350Z. At the time, #JDM wasn’t was it is today (in the hobby) and some Hot Wheels collectors even questioned the release of “another Z, but with wing and body kit”. […]

Orange Track Diecast

Dual Cool 5-Pack: HONDA CIVIC Si

When the team at Hot Wheels produced the #Dual Cool 5-Pack in 2005, it wasn’t their intention to have double the #Variations on the vehicles in it — let alone three different 5-Packs all together. If you were collecting back in 2005, you most likely remember this 5-Pack as […]

Orange Track Diecast

2001 First Editions: HONDA CIVIC Si

The new millennium brought change with it to the Hot Wheels world as the first #Tuner, the #Sho-Stopper, was introduced as part of the #2000 First Editions. A year later, the gates of tuner culture had been opened as we started seeing our first licensed tuners come through […]

Diecast Motorsports

Track Stars 5-Pack: BALLISTIK

Heads up to all you #Hot Wheels Race Team collectors out there! Another race team car is on the loose as the 2016 Track Stars 5-Pack contains the Ballistik in that signature race team blue and featuring the #16. Originally introduced in 2002, the Hot Wheels Ballistik was […]

Diecast Motorsports

2002 First Editions: HYPERLINER

The Alec Tam designed, Hyperliner is an unlicensed Hot Wheels casting that is mostly known for its detachable body that comes off to reveal four seats surrounded by a roll-cage and a super engine. While the roll cage and the detachable body were removed for its 2014 X […]

Night Breed 5-Pack: NISSAN SKYLINE R32

The Night Breed 5-Pack has to be one of the coolest Hot Wheels 5-Packs to ever hit the shelves. This 5-Pack was released in 2004 and contained 4 tuner cars and 1 pro-stock car. The best aspect: the cars featured the satin paint known as Spectrafrost before it was termed, “Spectrafrost”. […]