Tag: Former AcceleRacers

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HW Daredevils: PILEDRIVER

The #Former AcceleRacers continue to be released in the Hot Wheels mainline 10 years after they first infiltrated it. After the demise of the #AcceleRacers line in 2006, these 36 vehicles found their way into several Hot Wheels lines which (for fans of the castings) was a rather fortunate move […]

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Race Aces 5-Pack: HOLLOWBACK

We’re only in January, yet we’ve been graced with several #Hot Wheels Race Team vehicles for 2016 — two of which, have come via 5-Packs. This #Hollowback, along with the Ballistik from the Track Stars 5-Pack have been great surprises, and both have worn the #16 for 2016. While the […]

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Track Stars: BASSLINE

The Bassline [pro-nounced “BASE-LINE”] is one of those AcceleRacers castings that found life in another line after the AcceleRacers. Originally introduced as the only truck in the AcceleRacers line in 2005, the Bassline was a member of team Teku. In 2006, it was released in AcceleRacers line wearing the […]

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Track Aces 5-Pack: PILEDRIVER

Another one of those former AcceleRacers castings, the Piledriver originated in the Metal Maniacs segment of that line. Driven by Deezel “Porkchop” Riggs in the cartoon, it is named after the wrestling move of the same name (according to the Hot Wheels Wiki). It has a V10 engine along […]

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Track Aces 5-Pack: RD-05

Some Hot Wheels grab all the headlines. The hobby, more often than not, is about the next “new” thing when sometimes all we need is to go back through our own collections to have a further appreciation for the cars we already have. That was my mind-set when creating […]