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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2010 New Models: GHOSTBUSTERS ECTO-1

One of the most iconic movie cars ever is the Ecto-1 from the 1984 movie, Ghostbusters. Millions of Ecto-1 toy vehicles were produced over the years, but none of them were made by the iconic brand in itself, Hot Wheels. In 2010, that changed as Mattel was granted the […]

2011 New Models: ’12 Ford Fiesta

This release of the Hot Wheels ’12 Ford Fiesta was in the 2011 New Models Series and is based off of the Ford Fiesta featured in the Gymkhana 3 video found HERE on YouTube. As you can see in the video, Ken Block, professional rally driver and co-founder of DC […]

2010 New Models: STING ROD II

Hot Wheels designer, Jun Imai is extremely talented and his love for Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) cars is no secret. His own ’71 Datsun Bluebird 510 Wagon was made into a Hot Wheels vehicle in 2013. So it may come as a little bit of a surprise that his […]

Team Hot Wheels: BAJA TRUCK

The Baja Truck is a casting that was forged from the Team Hot Wheels Campaign. It all started with the Fearless at the 500 Record Setting Jump on May 29, 2011. Watch the video >> HERE. Does that truck on the ramp look familiar? Its the 1:1 version […]

2015 New Model: TURBINE TIME

Every-so-often the “retired” Larry Wood descends from his perch that overlooks the world of Hot Wheels to deliver us a new Hot Wheels design. In 2015, that casting design has been the Turbine Time which immediately began disappearing from the peghooks of local retailers when collectors and kids alike, […]