Tag: Ex-Corgi Castings

Orange Track Diecast

Hot Wheels x Corgi crossover in 1994 Auto-City line produces a must-have HW Race Team piece for collectors

A couple weeks ago, I published an article on HotWheelsCollectors.com — exclusively for Red Line Club members — that explained where the Hot Wheels Race Team originated, in addition to including some interesting collections within the segment that seemingly has no bounds. Under the section titled, “The Hot […]

Orange Track Diecast

1997 Hot Wheels #613: LONDON BUS

Chances are, if you were collecting 20 years ago, you remember the influx of #Ex-Corgi Castings that appeared in the Hot Wheels mainline starting in the summer of 1997. Whether you liked them or thought their proportions were too far off from your standard Hot Wheels vehicle, they are […]

Orange Track Diecast

1997 Hot Wheels #618: CHEVY STOCKER

Chances are, if you’ve raced Hot Wheels before, you’ve heard of the infamous “Huffman Stocker” before. Rarely does anyone call this one-off release by its packaged name of Chevy Stocker as Hot Wheels already had a very similar casting by that name at the time of this release […]

Diecast Motorsports

1997 Hot Wheels #712: TIPPER

The Summer of ’97 brought Hot Wheels collectors a relatively unexpected surprise — Ex-Corgi castings popping up in the Hot Wheels mainline! When Mattel bought out Corgi in 1989, it released the former Corgi castings primarily under its “Hot Wheels Auto-City” line which was sold mainly in European markets. […]