Tag: First Edition

These are the first edition (or first occurrence) of a particular casting. Often times (for Hot Wheels), these are found in First Editions or New Models Series, but sometimes they are found without the “first edition” designation.

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2006 First Editions: BONE SHAKER

All hail the mighty Bone Shaker! The casting has served as the signature vehicle of the Hot Wheels brand since 2006. Right away, collectors were drawn to this heavily modified, rat-rod-style, original design based off of a Model A. Legendary Hot Wheels Designer, Larry Wood spared no detail […]

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1997 First Editions: WAY 2 FAST

For a while, it seemed as though the Hot Wheels casting, Way 2 Fast, was a staple of the Hot Wheels lineup. Having been released as a mainline vehicle, a promotional vehicle, a Treasure Hunt, and in a slew of other premium lines, the Way 2 Fast was definitely […]

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2002 First Editions: HYPERLINER

The Alec Tam designed, Hyperliner is an unlicensed Hot Wheels casting that is mostly known for its detachable body that comes off to reveal four seats surrounded by a roll-cage and a super engine. While the roll cage and the detachable body were removed for its 2014 X […]

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2010 New Models: TOOLIGAN

Tool me once, shame on you. Tool me twice, shame on me! Race car or tool? In the eyes of long-time Hot Wheels resident hooligan Graphic Designer Wayne Scott, its both. The Tooligan ushered in a new design path for Wayne. From graphics to industrial design, Wayne designed this […]

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2007 New Models: CLOAK AND DAGGER

The Hot Wheels design team has been known to crank out from kooky designs from time to time. This Kevin Cao design named, Cloak and Dagger, is definitely on of them. Almost taking on the ghostly form due to its translucent plastic body that pops off, the Cloak and […]