Tag: Convertibles

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HW Exotics: ’15 JAGUAR F-TYPE PROJECT 7

If you’re a fan of authentic car graphics on an ever-growing rainbow of colors, you’re in luck with the brand-new, #’15 Jaguar F-Type Project 7 from the 2017 #HW Exotics Series. This #Exotic #Convertible casting appeared just two years ago as a #2015 New Model in the Track Aces […]

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HW Race Team: CARBONIC

Rounding out the #2016 Treasure Hunts as the “Q” case (or last assortment) Super TH, the #Carbonic has drawn mixed reviews. Some have called it the “Worst Super of 2016” while others hold it in a higher regard. Was it the casting that had people hating on it? […]

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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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2004 Final Run Series: CAT-A-PULT

The Hot Wheels #Cat-A-Pult was first released as part of the 1998 First Editions and was definitely a pegwarmer until the casting was ultimately retired as part of the 2004 Final Run Series (shown below). See this little car just never caught on in the mainstream Hot Wheels crowd as […]

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World Racers 5-Pack: DODGE VIPER RT/10

Happy Independence Day to all my fellow Americans! Today we honor the United States with another #American Flag deco. From what I understand, there are collectors out there who have been collecting “patriotic cars”, and with previous Hot Wheels series like the #Star Spangled Series, #Stars & Stripes […]

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Volkswagen 5-Pack: VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 181

Turns out the Custom Volkswagen Beetle from the newly released Volkswagen 5-Pack wasn’t the only variation found in the pack. While it was surely the most noticeable, the Volkswagen Type 181 from that same 5-Pack received a more subtle casting modification. The VW Type 181 on the left […]

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2009 New Models: VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 181

The Volkswagen Type 181 was originally manufactured for the West German Army, but also sold to the public from 1968 to 1983. It was meant to be a small off-road military vehicle but its “uniqueness” created enthusiasts that cherish this car to this day. Known by many names, the […]