Tag: Eric Tscherne Designs

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

Clover Cars: SEARED TUNER

Since Hot Wheels hasn’t released the St. Patrick’s Day “Clover Cars” Series since 2012, we will make this a Throwback Thursday “St. Patrick’s Day Edition” and throw it back to 2007 — the first year of the Clover Cars. Sold exclusively at Walmart in 2007, all 8 of these […]

Diecast Motorsports

Twenty+ Series: SWITCHBACK

In 2005, the Hot Wheels Switchback “switched” its black and red colors as part of its run in the 2005 mainline Twenty+ Series. Over 10 years later, the reason for this is still unclear but right away collectors noticed the “switch” as one version showed up exclusively in Canada. The […]

Night Breed 5-Pack: FORD FOCUS

Ahhhh, the Ford Focus–the lone-wolf of the Night Breed 5-Pack. While its seemingly unclear of the Hot Wheels Marketing Department’s intentions behind including this pro-stock car in a 5-Pack with 4 other tuner-style cars, it does look great in that Spectrafrost Red. It looks so good that we […]

Diecast Motorsports

Max Steel 5-Pack: SEARED TUNER

The Hot Wheels Seared Tuner is a special car for a variety of reasons. It is one of a few that has gone by multiple names for one. The Seared Tuner was originally released as the Sho-Stopper but the name changed in 2003 due to what was speculated […]