Tag: Larry Wood Designs

Larry Wood had spent 40 years at Hot Wheels as a designer from 1970 to 2009 before he “retired”. Over that time, he was given the name “Mr. Hot Wheels” due to his impact on the brand. He still resides in Southern California, giving tours of Larry’s Garage and occasionally designing new Hot Wheels castings.

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HWOTD // Real Riders: PORSCHE 917K

Hot Wheels of the Day Porsche 917K Real Riders RELEASE YEAR: 2005 • CASTING DESIGNER: Larry Wood In 2005, it was Kmart stores that catered to the Hot Wheels collector. There were three Kmart Collector Events a year (at the time), and #Kmart Exclusive Hot Wheels nostalgic lines. […]