Tag: Compact Cars

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HW Snow Stormers: MINI COOPER

With it being the holiday season (and officially being winter now in the northern hemisphere), those folks at Mattel really know how to bring the holiday cheer — I mean, they’re in the toy business after all. The snow has blanketed much of the country and gone are the […]

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X-Raycers 5-Pack: SCION xB

Back in July, I was walking through a small toy store in La Jolla, California and noticed a couple new 5-Packs that I had not seen before. Of course, the one car that stood out to me was the bright orange #Scion xB. Being a collector of this […]

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Power Launcher: MINI COOPER

Chances are, if you’re a collector of the Hot Wheels #Mini Cooper, this piece was (or still is) your holy grail when it comes to completing all the variants of this casting’s collection. Even back in 2002, this was not an easy car to find as it seemed to […]

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Hot Wheels Halloween: AUDACIOUS

The tool for the Hot Wheels Audacious must be working overtime as the casting was released four times this year with at least another two releases on their way for 2017. With a multi-pack exclusive release, a Mystery Models release, this Halloween release, and most recently a Night […]

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2011 New Models: RENAULT MÉGANE TROPHY

French auto manufacturer #Renault had a racing series of its own which was last called the Eurocup Renault Mégane V6 Trophy when it folded in 2013. Originally starting in 1976, this one-make racing series was created and managed by Renault Sport; the motorsport, performance and special vehicle divisions of […]

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HW Flames 5-Pack: CHRYSLER PRONTO

The Chrysler Pronto was the #Concept Car version of what was ultimately released as the PT Cruiser. Hot Wheels never produced the PT Cruiser which was ultimately discontinued by Chrysler in 2010. It had a pedestrian reputation with Millennials who nicknamed it the “PT Loser” as it was often seen […]