Tag: Chevrolet

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2006 First Editions: ’55 CHEVY PANEL

The old Hot Wheels standard seemed to be to release “castings destined for premium lines” into the mainline. Its unclear if this was to stir up interest in them or what, but this was the case with popular premium castings like the Volkswagen Drag Bus, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia […]

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2004 First Editions: C6 CORVETTE

2004 was known as the year of the “Hot 100” as Hot Wheels released 100 First Editions into the Hot Wheels mainline — well, 101 if you count the mail-in bonus Volkswagen Drag Truck. Among the Hot 100 were ‘Tooned vehicles which were castings with exaggerated features. While these […]

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Whips / Team Baurtwell: MONTEZOOMA

Lowriders are part of a custom car culture that has seemingly gone by the wayside in terms of Hot Wheels today. But that wasn’t always the case. Back in the late ’90s and early ’00s, Hot Wheels lowriders were thriving with several castings being released in that time […]

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Speed Team Series: ’70 CHEVY CHEVELLE SS

Although it shares the same name as the Hot Wheels ’70 Chevelle SS casting (an all-time collector favorite introduced in 1999), the Hot Wheels ’70 Chevy Chevelle SS casting (introduced in 2013) bares no resemblance. In casual conversations its referred to the “’70 Chevelle Racer” versus the “’70 Chevelle […]